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Software Test Engineer Lead - 27593 in Annapolis Junction, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/17/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Leads, designs and develops highly complex engineering standards and tests to evaluate the function of software. Develops and implements procedures for software testing, reviews and evaluates test results, and recommends design changes to ensure quality and performance standards.

Defines, documents, analyzes, performs, and interprets highly complex developmental tests for new and/or modified software.

Primary liaison with outside suppliers in establishing or modifying specifications for purchased software.

Devises and applies testing procedures for software received from outside vendors.

Leads the development, maintenance and refinement of internal quality control and reliability programs.

Leads, plans, develops, coordinates, and implements highly complex engineering projects. Ensures the technical accuracy of the results obtained.

Performs highly complex analysis and trouble-shooting.

Evaluates progress and results of project and recommends new methods to improve project design, procedures and performance.

Identifies opportunities for new program initiatives and follow-on tasking for current projects and participates in proposal efforts.

Carries out highly complex assignments requiring the development of new research concepts or improvement of current techniques and procedures.

Primary liaison with other departments, divisions, and organizations.

Regularly participates in the activities of professional societies.

Develops and maintains frequent contacts with customers including those at levels above the project monitor.

Prepares and assists others in the development of status reports, letters, technical memoranda, contact reports, technical analyses or other outputs needed.

Prepares and provides formal briefings to staff and customers and participates in technical discussions at project review sessions and in negotiations with the customer.

Provides work leadership to less experienced Test Engineers.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures used in test engineering.

A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering plus 8-10 years of relevant experience required.





Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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