Software Tester - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States

Software Tester

Location AL - Huntsville

Req # 5619

Minimum Clearance Required Secret

Thank you for your interest in joining the KBR team. Together, we can leverage the next generation of advanced technologies to deliver industry-leading capabilities across land, air, sea, space, and cyberspace. Our goal is to deliver innovative solutions using an agile, mission-first approach to address the most difficult technical challenges facing our customers. The only way that we can tackle these challenges is by recruiting the brightest minds in the industry to join our team.

Software Tester to document and perform tests for the High Energy Laser (HEL) program. The position will require performing Software Engineering analysis and testing on a Mobile Ground Weapons Platform incorporating Electro-Mechanical subsystems, including but not limited to, High Energy Laser Weapons Subsystem (HEL), Thermal Management (TMS), Electrical Power Distribution Subsystem (EPDS), Inertial Navigation and Global Positioning Subsystems (GPS & INS), threat acquisition and targeting subsystem, and on-board communications network. The candidate will be involved in performing manual tests to ensure the software created by developers is fit for purpose. Some of the duties include analysis of software, and systems, mitigate risk and prevent software issues.


  • Analyzing users stories and use cases/requirements for validity and feasibility
  • Understand and follow test plans and test procedures
  • Independently setup test environments and network configurations
  • Write and execute manual test cases
  • Map test cases to requirements for traceability
  • Perform all levels of testing (System, Integration, and Regression)
  • Provide detailed documentation and evidence of test results
  • Deploy programs and evaluate user feedback
  • Detect and track software defects and inconsistencies
  • Apply quality engineering principals throughout the Agile product life-cycle
  • Collaborate closely with other team members and departments


  • BS degree in relevant field
  • 2 years of Software Test Experience
  • Experience in documenting requirements and specifications
  • Proficiency in engineering tools: Primarily Jira and Confluence
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to obtain and/or maintain a DoD Secret Clerarance\
  • Ability to relocate to Huntsville, AL or surrounding area to support on site responsibilities daily.

KBR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.