Test Engineer 4
Boeing - Herndon, VA

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This position REQUIRES an ACTIVE Top Secret SCI clearance with Polygraph.

The Boeing Intelligence Systems Group in Herndon, Virginia is seeking talented and experienced Senior Test Engineer to work on programs in a growing portfolio of intelligence, cyber security and leading edge technologies. The systems, programs, and projects cover a large spectrum of software development, engineering, IT, computing and network technologies.

Researches complex or multiple processes, applications, systems and data to identify functional requirements for application or system design. Consults with customers to clarify and refine complex requirements. Interprets and translates complex requirements into functional specifications. Leads and performs activities to develop and execute tests to validate system functionality against specifications.


[ + ] Collaboration
Consistently works effectively and cooperatively with team members and fellow project team leaders, other employees and external customers. Establishes and maintains good working relationships by actively involving less experienced employees and/or other project team leaders and external customers and helping them feel valued, appreciated, and included in discussions. Places higher priority on team and organization goals than on own goals. Offers to provide assistance and/or project team leadership to other teams and/or employees when doing so would benefit the organization.

[ + ] Continuous Improvement
Consistently and proactively reviews complex and/or specialized processes to identify gaps between requirements and current outputs within own work group, throughout the organization, and with external customers. Identifies potential conditions that contribute to gaps or key variances; explores complex relationships between conditions and effects; distinguishes causes from symptoms and identifies primary causes. Consistently and proactively generates ideas for solutions; analyzes the effect or impact of each solution; selects appropriate solutions; tests solutions; and gathers feedback from fellow project leads, internal employees and external customers on effectiveness. Reviews impact on baseline measures and modifies solutions as appropriate to ensure effectiveness.

[ + ] Customer Focus
Makes customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions as a project team leader; develops and sustains productive customer relationships as they relate to project team leadership responsibilities; actively seeks information to understand customers' circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs; presents project level information to customers to build their understanding of issues and capabilities; considers how project level actions or plans will affect customers; responds quickly to meet customer needs and resolve problems; assists other project team leaders in implementing ways to monitor and evaluate customer concerns, issues, and satisfaction and to anticipate customer needs.


[ + ] Software Architecture & Design
Extensive, specialized knowledge of software architecture and design methodologies. Ability to synthesize software architectures and designs that meet requirements, characteristics and constraints.

[ + ] Software Dev Life Cycle
Extensive knowledge of the concepts, processes, and philosophies involved with managing a software system throughout the entire life cycle. Ability to participate in all stages of the software development life cycle.

[ + ] Software Domain Knowledge
Extensive, specialized knowledge of domains, characteristics, constraints and products that require software and influence architecture, requirements, interfaces, designs, and integration/test approaches. Domain examples include data processing, ground support, tools and analysis models. Examples of characteristics and constraints that impact software include operating systems, fidelity and information processing capacity. Examples of products include aircraft, missiles, airborne/shipboard/space systems/ground-based support systems.

[ + ] Software Engineering Processes
Extensive and specialized knowledge of development methodology and configuration software management tools and processes.

[ + ] System Integration/Design
Extensive ability to build computing systems from a variety of components to provide a business solution, including the ability to integrate application components and databases across computing platforms.

[ + ] System/Data Architecture
Extensive ability to model and analyze data from a computing technical and specific business process viewpoint; integrates the data into a computing system and application architecture. Extensive ability to interrelate, from system architecture, design, build, test, and deploy the fundamental aspects needed to produce effective computing solutions.

Basic Qualifications For Consideration

Do you have Quality Engineering or Test Engineering experience?

Do you have experience working with Java and Java script?

This position requires that you work out of Herndon, Virginia. Do you currently reside in the Herndon, Virginia area (where relocating would not be required) or are you willing to relocate at your own expense?

Do you have a current Top Secret (TS) security clearance or current Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access?

Typical Education/Experience
Technical bachelor's degree and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or a Master's degree with typically 7 or more years' or a PhD degree with typically 4 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study.

Other Job related information
-- This position REQUIRES an ACTIVE Top Secret SCI clearance with Polygraph.

-- This position is contingent upon Final Contract Award, Customer Approval, and verification of appropriate level of clearance.

-- 5 years Java development experience
-- 5 years Intelligence Community experience

The Test Engineer ensures that tests plans and procedures support all applicable software and related system requirements, develops software test plans and procedures and conducts functional, while performance and regression testing. The Test Engineer assesses the readiness of test plans, procedures, people and technical environments to conduct testing. The Test Engineer ensures that system requirements are described in a manner that is testable. The Test Engineer evaluates the completeness and quality of testing results and determines what corrective actions are required to meet applicable system requirements while researching and recommending test

-- Perform analysis of documented user requirements and reviews design of test plans in support of user requirements for software or IT systems.
-- Estimates for software-testing costs and schedule.
-- Conduct software compatibility tests with programs, hardware, operating systems, or network environments.
-- Review user application system requirements documentation
-- Review and assess sufficiency of application test plans, scenarios, scripts, and procedures.
-- Participate in all phases of software development to keep abreast of system requirements and specifications and development of corresponding test plans, procedures and scripts and test tools selection.
-- Establish configuration requirements of software test environment and assess the sufficiency of software environments for adequately testing software performance.
-- Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.
  • Business Unit Defense, Space&Security
  • Division Networks & Space Systems
  • Program Electronic & Info Solutions
  • Job Type Non-Management
  • Experience Level Career/Experienced
  • US Person Status Required? Yes

Closing Date: 01/09/2014 about closing dates