Software Test & Evaluation Engineer
Founded in 1992, MTEQ is a woman-owned business that provides superior Technical Services and Rapid Prototyping support to Government and commercial customers. We have more than 25 years of specialized experience in system development, electronics fabrication, and full-scale tactical prototyping, and systems integration for a variety of defense and commercial applications. MTEQ maintains a high performance culture that emphasizes quality, productivity, process improvement, goal attainment, and the recruitment and development of a superior workforce. MTEQ is seeking a Software Test & Evaluation Engineer with extensive knowledge and strong communication skills to join our team of well qualified, diverse individuals at our Lorton, VA Office. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: MTEQ is seeking a highly motivated individual who has strong software test and evaluation skills/experience to serve as a key member of our software development team. Primary responsibilities will be the design, development, and execution of software test plans cross referenced to system and software requirements for both Linux and Windows based C2 and/or C4ISR systems and applications. A successful candidate will be responsible for developing software test plans for C2 and/or C4ISR based software systems ensuring adherence to interoperability standards/protocols. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with clients and be attentive to customer satisfaction and will be required to work closely with engineers of various disciplines in a team environment. Required Skills Three-Five (3-5) years' experience/expertise in designing, developing and executing software test plans for C2 and/or C4ISR systems Experience/familiarity with DoD C2 (Command & Control) and/or C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance) Systems Strong troubleshooting and debugging skills Excellent written and verbal communications skills Create, refine and adhere to formal software development processes Develop software documentation, including software test plans and reports BS in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or applicable engineering or science field Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance, therefore US Citizenship is required Desired Skills Experience/familiarity with DoD messaging standards/protocols/services (eg, VMF - Variable Message Format, SEIWG, DDS - Data Distribution Service, ISA - Integrated Sensor Architecture) Experience employing software requirements tools (eg, FogBugz, Jira, DOORS) to successfully manage and test software applications/systems. Software Tester Training and/or Certification (eg, ISTQB/ASTQB, QAI Global Institute CSTE - Certified Software Tester, CAST - Certified Associate in Software Testing) Experience/Expertise in various software development methodologies (eg, Agile, Scrum) Hardware and software system integration experience/expertise SECURITY CLEARANCE: Ability to obtain Security clearance preferred. Active Security Clearance a plus PRIMARY LOCATION: Lorton, VA SCHEDULE: Full time MTEQ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled ACCESSIBILITY/ACCOMMODATION: If because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (540) 658-2720 Opt 2 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.