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Software Tester

Company: SAIC
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job ID:
2117937

* Location: *
HUNTSVILLE
* AL
* US
* Date Posted: *2021-11-16
* Category: *Software
* Subcategory: *SW Testing
* Schedule: *Full-time
* Shift: *Day Job
* Travel: *Yes, 10 % of the Time
* Minimum Clearance Required: *Interim Secret
* Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: *Secret
* Potential for Remote Work: *No
* Description*
SAIC is looking for a *Software Tester* to join our team in Huntsville, Alabama.

The Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Interoperability Section of the THAAD Evaluation Center (TEC) is seeking candidates for junior Test Engineer position in the team. The position involves duties on the THAAD Weapon System, particularly interface testing of the THAAD Fire Control Component (TFCC) and its various subsystems.

The Test Engineer will provide technical expertise to the THAAD Interoperability teams' effort to test and certify TFCC software versions through the life cycle of the weapon system. Support for this effort includes the testing activities associated with THAAD internal/developmental tests, preliminary testing of the Common Data Link Interface Module (CDLIM) software product in THAAD, the THAAD Army Service Level Test, US Army Interoperability tests, Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Ground and Flight test and the Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Interoperability Tests of the TFCC Link 16 interface. Duties include the operation of the TFCC, multiple data link simulation tools, analytical tools, analysis of collected Link 16 messages and the development of test documentation (test plans, test procedures and test reports).

* Duties include*:
* Analyzing Requirements
* Test development, execution, analysis and reporting
* Authoring Documentation
* Generating Trouble Reports
* Supporting external customers
* Maintaining deployed systems
* Testing Hardware/Software
* Qualifications*
* Required Education*:

Bachelors and eight (8) years or more experience; Masters and six (6) years of more experience; PhD or JD and three (3) years or more experience

* Required Skills*:
* Experience with the execution of test programs for Department of Defense programs is desired.
* Ability to develop and author documentation to be distributed to customers, stakeholders, and end users. Experience with MS Office products is desired.
* Must be proficient acting in small teams, as well as coordinating and communicating customer requirements.
* This position has a requirement to travel, usually no more than one (1) to two (2) weeks within a calendar year.

Beneficial experience that would enhance a candidates chances for selection include;

* Any experience with the Common Data Link Interface (CDLI) in either the Patriot or THAAD configuration.
* Any experience with automated data collection/data analysis tools, such as NSITE, or data link simulation tools such as the IES, or the Northup Grumman MLST3 simulator.
* Any experience with US Army Air and Missile Defense Fire Control systems such as THAAD, Patriot, C-RAM and the Air Defense Command Post (ADCP) deployed in Air Defense Command and Control (C2) nodes.
* Any experience with the Missile Defense Agency's Ground Test program and associated MDA systems such as Aegis or Ground Based Mid-Course Defense (GMD), etc.
* Any experience with the Solaris and Linux operating systems, at the user level.
* Clearance*:

Candidates must be able to obtain a full Secret clearance. Interim Secret clearance required to start.

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at [Contact Us](https://www.saic.com/contact/contact_us) and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.

SAIC-- is a premier Fortune 500-- technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an [Equal Opportunity Employer,](https://www.saic.com/eeo-statement) fostering a respectful work culture based on [diversity, equity, and inclusion](https://www.saic.com/features/diversity-equity-and-inclusion/Diversity-Equity-and-Inclusion-Drive-Innovation) that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit [saic.com](http://www.saic.com/).

Keywords: SAIC, Huntsville , Software Tester, IT / Software / Systems , Huntsville, Alabama

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