Software Developer/Tester

in Roy, UT

Software Developer/Tester Job

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  • Job Location

    Roy, UT 84067-3131, US

  • Job Category

    Engineering & Technology

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  • Career Level

    Entry level

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Job Description Job Description
BAE Systems is seeking an exceptional Software Tester, for an exciting opportunity supporting the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program office.

Why BAE Systems? BAE Systems is the third largest defense contractor in the world with an exceptional, mission-focused culture. BAE Systems has earned accolades as a “Top Workplace” in Utah based on employee feedback for four consecutive years, earning special distinction for providing a healthy work-life balance for our valued employees. We work very hard to ensure this is a great place to work!

Why Utah? You’ve got to see it to believe it! Utah is an amazing state with diverse geography, an eclectic culture, and an exceptional quality of life. We are located north of Salt Lake City at the foot of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains. The area offers an incredible range of outdoors pursuits across the seasons including hiking, climbing, hunting, fishing, camping, boating and world-class skiing at resorts that hosted the 2002 Winter Olympics. The state is home to five amazing National Parks and an easy drive from two more; Grand Teton and, famously, the first National Park in the world, Yellowstone. The Salt Lake City area offers a vast array of cultural activities and businesses including multiple professional sports teams. It is a western states hub for exceptional, cutting-edge medical care with people traveling from across the region for a range of nationally renowned specialty care centers and doctors. The Salt Lake International Airport is expanding and offers easy, direct access to just about anywhere you want to fly.

Why JSF? The JSF Program allows you to be a part of the next generation fighter jet program. Working in tandem with our BAE Systems UK team along with other Team members from around the country, you will get to not only grow and develop critical skill sets in software development, testing and validation but you will be directly supporting the warfighter worldwide!

Join an extraordinary company culture and the winning team to success this year and for years to come.

Tell me about this job. This role will support development, and conduct test, validation and quality control of the JSF Prognostic Health Management Software. You will work with a highly skilled team both domestic and internationally, providing critical, direct customer support and expertise. This position will perform a variety of software testing and validation activities, as well as basic configuration management and quality of software products.

Duties also include providing support to development and validation teams. This position may also perform the following duties and responsibilities:
The Software Test Engineer role will cover testing requirements across two related teams to perform the following:

  1. Design, develop, configure, execute and document system level testing for the Force Life Management (FLM) team, which develops infrastructure and algorithms in the off-board Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) for maintenance of the F-35 jets.
  2. Configure, test and document system level testing of Airborne Vehicle Systems Prognostics Health Management (VS PHM) software, hosted on Lockheed Martins (LM) latest F-35 core processing modules. The VS PHM software takes signals from the aircraft flight controlling vehicle systems and structural sensors, performs a level of aircraft processing consumed by off aircraft maintenance and structural lifting.

The role requires a high degree of collaboration with Lockheed Martin (LM) and UK counterparts. The applicant must have an acumen for problem solving, articulating root cause and organizational skills to prepare and present findings to the broader team. The applicant will also manage and maintain the testing environment/tools for optimal functional availability.

The Software Test Engineer’s responsibilities include:

  • Performing system level testing on
  • Airborne VS PHM Computer Software Configuration Items (CSCI’s) using Linux based virtual test stations and LM laboratories with representative target hardware.
  • FLM core infrastructure function and Assessed Material Condition (AMC) algorithms supporting condition based maintenance.
  • Conduct Dry Run and Formal Testing
  • Create and maintain documentation used for executing tests.
  • Develop and maintain tests and testing environment.
  • Transfer candidate CSCI baselines from BAE SYSTEMS to LM infrastructure
  • Support LM PHM Domain integration activities
  • Support Results validation
  • Collaborate with BAE SYSTEMS and LM subject matter experts (SME’s)
  • Routinely update the status of tests and present status to team and customers.
  • Utilize configuration management infrastructure to store and archive test logs and reports
  • Support process improvement as they relate test and results validation automation

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or other related field (or equivalent experience) with at least four years of professional experience
  • Ability to work independently with general guidance from technical manager
  • Experience utilizing Software Testing and/or configuration management software.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Experience with developing and maintaining test scripting.
  • Experience utilizing the Atlassian Tool Suite: JIRA, Confluence, and BitBucket
  • Experience with SUSE Linux suite
  • Proven communication experience across diverse teams in multiple locations
  • Prior experience on Airborne Software programs

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

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