Amentum is looking for a Senior Software Test Specialist to join our team in Dahlgren, VA.
The Senior Software Test Specialist will support the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) to provide Engineering and Technical Support for NSWCDDs, Platform Integration (H40) Division.
The selected candidate will provide system test and evaluation support for test tool development, system test analysis, system testing, general test support, software and hardware testing, configuration management, and system and software process improvement.
Bachelor's degree and at least 10 years of full-time professional experience in Systems Engineering supporting the Department of Defense (DoD);
Or a Master's degree and at least 8 years of full-time professional experience in Systems Engineering supporting the Department of Defense (DoD);
Or a Ph.D degree and at least 5 years of full-time professional experience in Systems Engineering supporting the Department of Defense (DoD).
At least 7 years of full time experience testing software intensive DoD weapon systems.
Test and evaluation experience incorporating the full spectrum of hardware and software integration of a weapon system, including Government owned elements alongside Contractor provided software and hardware.
Experience in testing military applications with a focus on airborne and surface ship environments.
Ability to perform verification and validation, performance and acceptance testing for the applications within the rapid development environment.
Experience demonstrating the ability to design, implement and execute manual and automated test procedures as well as the ability to use test tools to perform requirements verification, environment validation and system performance testing.
Experience and knowledge of systems engineering and testing practices throughout all phases of the software development lifecycle.
Experience developing testing strategies and detailed test procedures based on system requirements, as well as test execution.
Strong problem solving, written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team environment.
Due to the nature of the work, must be a U.S. citizen.
Must have an active Secret security clearance.
Experience testing Naval Weapon Systems at NSWCDD is preferred.