Sr. Software Test Engineer_UAS - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States




SAIC is currently looking to hire Software Test Engineers to work on the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Ground Control Station Version 4 (UASGCS-V4) project located in Huntsville, Alabama (Redstone Arsenal).


The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Ground Control Station - Version 4 (UASGCS-V4) is to replace the current UASGCS Version 3 software to address obsolescence issues. 


The key principles of this effort are to provide a common software solution that:    

  1. Meets UASGCS requirements for the Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (TUAS) with RQ-7BV2 Shadow Unmanned Aircraft, and Extended Range Multi-Purpose Unmanned Aircraft System (ERMP UAS) with Mq-1C Great Eagle Unmanned Aircraft
  2. Maximizes the use of existing UAS, Army, Department of Defense (DoD), and commercially available software
  3. Provides government purpose data rights on any software developed
  4. Develops the software obsolescence solution in accordance with (IAW) the Future Airborne Capability Environment Version 3.0 (FACE™ 3.0) and leveraging Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Control Segment Version 3.4 (UCS 3.4)
  5. Implements technical interface capabilities in compliance with the Family of System Block 2 Interoperability Profiles (IOP).   

The UASGCS-V4 shall serve as an enabling technology for reduced restrictions for flight in the national airspace and serve as cornerstone on the path to full Level 1 Airworthiness qualification.


  • Develop and executes test plans, test cases, and test procedures to ensure that all information systems products and services meet organization standards and end-user requirements.
  • Develops test plans, test schedule, and approach. Writes test cases and scripts and identifies data for test scenarios.
  • Conducts a walk through on test case/script with Test Managers, Requirement Leads, Project Managers, and Development Leads.
  • Performs tests of software and/or IT systems to ensure proper operation and freedom from defects.
  • Performs verification activities on work products using defined methods, procedures and criteria with an appropriate verification environment.
  • Documents and communicates test results. Supports analysis of test results and resolution of open issues.
  • Reports progress on problem resolution to management.





Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and two (2) years related experience; years of experience can be used in lieu of a degree


Clearance Requirement: Must be eligible to obtain a Secret Security Clearance; prefer active.


Required Skills:

  • Experience with formal software testing experience
  • Experience with automated test execution 
  • Experience with test tools utilized to simulate data input or capture data
  • Experience integrating and troubleshooting software and hardware within a simulation environment
  • Knowledge of formal software qualification processes and artifacts as well as experience creating formal test documentation 

Desired Skills:

  • Previous Android experience
  • Airworthiness experience