Software Test Engineer (Hybrid)

in San Diego, CA

Software Test Engineer (Hybrid) Job

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    San Diego, CA 92127-1874, US

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    Engineering & Technology

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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 test 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 manual testing of user interfaces and back-end services.

Typical responsibilities of a Software Test Engineer will include:
o Install GXP software products
o Create tests cases
o Testing of software user interfaces (both desktop and web-based) from a customer's view point
o Verifying bugs and user stories
o Participate in SCRUMS
o Implement and apply the principles of SAFe Agile
o Troubleshooting and documenting software bugs
o Identifying testing gaps and writing new test cases

About GXP
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

  • BS in Computer Science or related
  • Strong knowledge of software testing, and automated testing methodologies.
  • 4+ years experience working with VMs (VirtualBox, Vshpere, Hyper-V, VMware, or others)
  • 4+ years experience with Windows Server 2016,and 2019, UNIX, Linux (RHEL or CentOS 7
  • 4+ years experience testing complex distributed systems that involve multiple web services, databases, and executables interacting with each other.
  • Ability to obtain at a minimum secret clearance

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Secret clearance
  • Experience with Azure DevOps, or similar
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Familiarity using and testing RESTful web services
  • Experience testing Client-Server applications
  • Familiarity with build and test automation systems such as Jenkins, Bamboo, etc
  • Familiarity with scripting in Python and bash languages
  • Familiarity with Powershell
  • Familiarity with Cypress automation tool
  • Familiarity with Linux systems administration

About 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.

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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