Software Test Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

Salt Lake City
United States

Applied Signal Technology professionals thrive in a culture that celebrates the contributions of its employees, where you can continue your career as a Software Engineer in a challenging and collaborative workplace, one in which you will be inspired to innovate in an inclusive environment where work-life balance is an elegant solution, not a slogan.

You will work in Salt Lake City, Utah, on cutting-edge technology for AST, which develops systems to provide integrated sensor and signal processing products in support of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance that protect your family, your nation and enhance global security. In your free time you explore the historical, cultural, sporting and outdoor activities that abound in Utah from snow-covered mountains to its desert national parks that are often the backdrops for Hollywood productions. We offer robust reward and recognition programs in compensation, career development, health care, educational assistance, maternal and paternal leave, flexible work schedules, child/adult backup care, 401(k), paid holidays and paid time off.

Whether you wish to live near and experience the California coast, the Maryland shores, our Nation’s capital, or Utah’s lakes and mountains, AST encourages you to consider exploring the unique and rewarding opportunities our cutting-edge-technology team can offer.

**This particular position can be staffed in Salt Lake City, Utah

Our Engineering Division currently has an opening for a Software Test Engineer. As a Software Test Engineer, responsibilities include the creation, evaluation, and execution of test plans and strategies on both Windows and Linux operating systems, analysis and documentation of test results, and preparation of test reports for presentation to management. Candidates will work in collaboration with other Test Engineers, as well as the Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, and Mission Engineering teams to identify and solve complex problems. Duties may also include participation in customer presentations, test readiness reviews, and the development of test automation scripts.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years of software testing/integration/quality assurance experience
  • Experience preparing and presenting reports and briefings
  • Experience with Preparing test procedures
  • Experience with execution of existing test procedures
  • Experience utilizing discrepancy report systems
  • Experience working with Integrated Product Teams
  • Experience with system-level debugging
  • Experience and proficiency with Linux operating system
  • Ability to work on highly complex problems with limited supervision
  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret/SCI clearance

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with automated testing and test script development
  • Experience with version control systems, such as git
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python
  • Experience with process improvement
  • Experience and/or knowledge of network protocols, such as TCP/IP
  • Experience with or basic understanding of telecommunications systems concepts and/or signal processing
  • Experience with system-level integration and testing, specifically, the integration of advanced, custom processing systems, test beds, and software
  • Existing TS/SCI clearance (Active within the last 24 months)

Required Education: Bachelors of Science (BS) Degree. Majors include: Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics.

Desired Education: Masters of Science (MS) Degree. Majors include: Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics.

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.