Software Test Engineer

Harris Corporation Herndon , VA 20171

Posted 4 days ago


Software Test Engineer

Job ID: SIS20181106-25174

Job Location: Herndon, VA

Job Description:

From ocean to orbit and everywhere in between, we provide mission-critical solutions to connect, inform and protect the world. During its 120-year history, Harris has transformed communications and information technology. Harris is a proven leader in tactical communications, geospatial systems and services, air traffic management, environment solutions, avionics and electronic warfare, and space and intelligence.

On the Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don't work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: we work here because we know what and who we're protecting! From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform we're making the world a safer place!

Harris Corporation's Space and Intelligence Systems division has an opening for a Sr. Test Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The position will be located in Herndon, VA. The individual will work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and a collaborative team setting.

Essential Functions:

The Sr. Test Engineer is responsible for designing, developing and implementing cost-effective procedures of testing and troubleshooting of components, software code, interface compatibility, and systems. Prepares test and diagnostic programs, designs test code and equipment. Documents testing issues and problems. Performs analysis of test results. Supports formal system acceptance testing activities, as required. Successful candidate will be involved in system integration and test, and operational support.

  • Integrate hardware and software components of these systems

  • Develop plans and procedures to verify and validate (V&V) performance of the systems with respect to the underlying requirements

  • Execute test plans and procedures, confirm results of automated tests

  • Conduct test and verification activities. Test activities performed primarily at Harris' Herndon facility, some performed at customer location.

  • Document test results and write test reports. Present these results to management and the customer.

  • Supports the development of Government test and evaluation documentation (e.g., Test & Evaluation Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, Event Test Plans, Test Readiness Assessments, and T&E Reports - as required)

  • The individual in this position will be both an individual contributor and lead small teams during the V&V activities


  • Bachelor's Degree with 4+ years of experience or equivalent

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with integration of cloud-based services with off-the-shelf and internally developed solutions.

  • Minumum of 2 years of experience deploying applications and services into an Amazon Web Service (AWS) environment.

  • Active TS/SCI Security Clearance required

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Broad experience in systems integration (hardware and software) and testing

  • Experience in testing Java EE applications deployed on Unix/Linux operation system (CentOS/RHEL preferred)

  • Hands-on experience with automated test tools including performance testing.

  • Experience in troubleshooting system issues, identifying the root cause, and clearly documenting the results of this analysis.

  • Hands-on experience performing data analysis.

  • Hands-on experience with NGA geospatial data specifications.

  • Conducting I&T within an Agile development scrum team utilizing DevOps tools and processes.

  • Ability to develop test driver and simulator using Java or scripting languages such as python.

  • Ability to define and generate test data sets.

  • Demonstrable experience developing data analysis scripts using Perl or Python.

Please be aware this position requires an active Top Secret or TS/SCI clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your rsum for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your rsum, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

Location: USA - VA - Herndon

Activation Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Expiration Date: Tuesday, January 1, 2019

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