Software Automation Engineer with Security Clearance


John Galt Staffing

The selected Principal Software (SW) Engineer (Automated SW Test Developer) will be responsible for developing and implementing scripts that drive the automated testing efforts for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Weapons Systems (GWS) Ground Support Systems (GSS) product team. Essential Functions: Support advanced portions of the lifecycle of software development to include requirements definition, integration, and deployment.
Develop scripts for automated testing.
Perform post-test / log analysis and support the development of the associated documentation.
Conduct analysis and resolution of off-nominal results.
Prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish project results with limited oversight and direction.
Apply “systems thinking” to ensure developed products are scalable, maintainable, and meet end-user needs.
Communicate openly and effectively with teammates and customer representatives. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university or a Master’s Degree in a STEM discipline
2 – 10 years experience (2 Openings)
Python programming and script development
Experience developing software in object-oriented programming languages such as C, C++, or Java.
Must be able to support an in-person / closed-area work environment.
Ability and willingness to travel 10% to support business needs.
Applicants must have a current active in-scope U.S. Government DoD issued Secret security clearance which is required to start. Preferred Qualifications: Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with technical teams and customer personnel.
Experience analyzing complex problems and developing solutions based on limited direction and definition.
Development utilizing a Linux-based development environment.
Knowledge of various scripting languages and tools: MATLAB, etc.
Software Test Automation and Automated Test Tool experience (e.g., Eggplant, etc.)
Familiarity with Agile software development practices.

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