Sr. Software Test Engineer for Spacecraft Ground System - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Roxborough Park
United States


SAIC is seeking a creative, detail-oriented, highly motivated Software Tester to join an energetic and versatile ground team to fulfill all aspects of testing on a new and evolving Spacecraft Ground System. This position is located in the Denver Metro area.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Evaluate detailed test plans, procedures and scenarios for system integration, acceptance/verification, and regression testing
  • Perform analysis of requirements and provide feedback regarding requirements testability 
  • Ensure developer follows software development methodologies (such as agile/scrum) and maintains software development standards and procedures; support bi-weekly development sprint demos 
  • Perform real-time observation/witness of requirements verification & regression testing (dry runs, DT&E1/DT&E2) 
  • Ensure new software modifications meet requirements and operate satisfactorily in the system environment 
  • Provide weekly correspondence to the program office of successes and failures of all executed formal test procedures 
  • Write clear, concise and effective correspondence to local and geographically separated program office personnel 
  • Provide technical support for software promotions to operational baselines 
  • Assess and evaluate current/future ground system architecture for risks and opportunities 
  • Provide technical support for readiness events/exercises and rotational shift support for new spacecraft initialization 


  • Current TS/SCI with polygraph 

  • Bachelors degree and 9+ years professional experience. Note: Professional experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree

  • 5+ years minimum software development/test experience

  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience communicating technical concepts and project information to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Experience supporting the Intelligence Community

Desired Qualifications:

On-the-job experience as a tester for spacecraft ground system software/hardware
•Familiarity with Agile/Scrum environments
•On-the-job experience conducting end-to-end testing of large or complex spacecraft ground systems

Desired Qualifications