Developmental Test Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/12/17
5 - 7 years experience
Aerospace / Defense
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/12/17

Overview Quantum Research International, Inc. (Quantum) is a certified DoD Contractor providing services and products to US/Allied governments and industry in the following main areas: (1) Cyber Security/Intelligence Programs Support; (2) Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR); (3) Space Operations and Control; (4); Warfighter Support and Logistics; (5) Weapon System Analysis; (6) Acquisition Support; (7); Test and Evaluation; and (8) Audio/Visual Technology Applications. Quantum’s Corporate Office is located in Huntsville, AL, but Quantum actively hires for positions nationwide and internationally. We pride ourselves on providing high quality support to the U.S. Government and our Nation’s Warfighters. In addition to our corporate office, we have physical locations in Arlington VA; Hampton Roads, VA; Bel Air MD; Colorado Springs, CO; and Shalimar, FL.


Supports, as needed, US Army Space and Missile Defense Command Capability Development Integration Directorate (CDID) government personnel for efforts associated with innovations for Space, Near Space, Space Control, Missile Defense Capabilities and information operations to the Warfighter. The test engineer provides mission support including test engineering support and advice to government customers; attending technical working groups and configuration control boards; working with software development engineers, information assurance engineers, system administrators, and network engineers to troubleshoot and resolve functional deficiencies; providing technical assistance to operational testers performing Force Development Evaluations; and, collaborating with software development engineers to create applications that meet customer mission needs. Requirements Bachelor Degree in related field plus 5 years relevant experience with previous experience with Experience in Developmental Test and Evaluation (DT&E) and in testing communications software, message translation, database storage. Excellent interpersonal skills, self-motivated, with keen attention to detail.

1) Experience in Developmental Test and Evaluation (DT&E):
a) Working in a Test Team environment with multiple systems under test
b) Conduct Independent Verification and Validation, Regression, functional tests
c) Engineer test architectures
d) Develop test scenarios, concepts and strategies
e) Author test plans, detailed test procedures
f) Interpret system requirements and create testable requirements
g) Read, interpret and apply .xsd and other schema documentation to test results
h) Create test measures; critical operational issue, operational capabilities, measures of evaluation, measures of performance
i) Incorporate message processing business and normalization rules into tests procedures
j) Create test messages in various formats
k) Monitor and report server performance during capacity tests
l) Make data collection forms, collect test data and perform data analysis
m) Prepare Quick Look briefings and final test reports
n) Document deficiencies and update status in Visual Studio Team Foundation Server and Seapine
o) Prepare and present briefings (Test Readiness Review, Quick Look, deficiency status)
p) Develop test schedules to include task lines, resource requirements, dependencies, time schedules and critical path
q) Perform installation and checkout procedures in operational environment

2) Testing communications software, message translation, database storage:
a) Virtual Machine (VM) and GovCloud web environment testing
b) Familiar with receive and transmit protocols: TCP, HTTPS, FTP, SFTP, multicast, Single broad cast, TCP Client Initiate TCP, UDP, web services.
c) Operate Tracking Devices, message translation
d) Conduct tests utilizing software test tools- Wireshark Network Analyzer, Visual Studio automated testing software, custom software tools


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