Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) (Hybrid) Job
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San Diego, CA 92127-1874, US
Engineering & Technology
Job Description What is it like to put your skills to work with one of the largest global defense companies, who protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure? Gratifying! As part of our engineering team, you will work with commercial geospatial products and solutions for key military, security, and incident response operations, to a variety of commercial development and research initiatives.
We are looking for a software test engineer who will be able to plug into a dynamic and fast paced team of engineers. The test engineer will work with our development team, which develops cutting-edge software in comprehensive discovery, advanced exploitation, and rapid dissemination of mission-critical geospatial data. The test engineer will be responsible for installing and executing integration testing on multiple software products from across the GXP ecosystem -- including desktop, server-based, web-based applications, and web services -- and will need to develop a strong understanding of how the applications work together. He/She will be responsible for both manual and automated testing of user interfaces and back-end services.
Typical responsibilities of a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) will include:
o Create automated tests when applicable
o Participate in SCRUMS
o Implement and apply the principles of SAFe Agile
o Troubleshooting backend server services
o Running automated test scripts, evaluating test results, and working with software developers to resolve failures
o Identifying testing gaps and writing new automated tests or test cases
o Install GXP software products
The Geospatial eXploitation Products (GXP®) business provides licensed software capabilities and geospatial technology R&D. GXP’s ability to draw on customer feedback and technology expertise has allowed it to deliver superior products to the user community. GXP often finds ways to improve software implementation through user conferences and regional workshops, where important feedback and insight is gathered from customers.
GXP commercial software, GXP Xplorer®, GXP WebView®, SOCET GXP®, and SOCET SET®,provide customers with comprehensive image and video analysis, data management, geospatial production, and state-of-the-art sensor-data processing and analytics technologies which provide compact and scalable solutions to challenging problems in areas of video analytics, sensor data processing, computer vision, and machine learning. These products serve government and civil customers’ needs for photogrammetry, mapping, GIS, image exploitation, precision targeting, GEOINT (geospatial intelligence), MOVINT (movement intelligence), 3-D visualization, simulation, and mission planning.
Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status
Because this role involves a combination of collaborative/in-person and independent work, it will take the form of a hybrid work format, with time split between working onsite and remotely.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills Required Skills :
• Basic understanding of software testing, and automated testing methodologies.
• Ability to work in a collaborative environment.
• Work is performed under general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.
• Ability to exert influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization.
• Team player with a proactive attitude, and able to adapt and be productive in a dynamic environment.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Experience working with VMs (VirtualBox, Vshpere, Hyper-V, VMware, or others)
• Familiar with Windows Server 2016,and 2019, UNIX, Linux (RHEL or CentOS 7Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Experience with Azure DevOps
Experience testing complex distributed systems that involve multiple web services, databases, and executables interacting with each other.
Experience using and testing RESTful web services
Experience testing Client-Server applications
Experience with build and test automation systems such as Jenkins, Bamboo, etc
Experience with scripting in Python and bash languages
Experience with Powershell
Familiarity with Cypress automation tool
Familiarity with unit test frameworks such as junit, pytest, Python nose, Python tavern, C++, etc
Experience with Linux systems administrationAbout BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve.
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