Software Test Engineer


Patuxent River NAS, MD

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Full-Time Employee


  • This role assists in the testing and deployment of a U.S. Navy virtual training and combat simulation system (Next Generation Threat System – NGTS).

  • Overall, the function of this position is to ensure the software meets customer expectations. This is accomplished by reviewing requirements and producing formal test procedures, running automated/manual tests throughout the sprint development cycles, and finding and reporting defects in the software.


  • Recent software test experience

  • Ability to write test cases

  • Minimum of two years’ experience with testing/developing software products or similar experience.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or equivalent experience strongly desired.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with technical and non-technical team and users.

  • Excellent analytical skills and detail-orientation to perform troubleshooting activities to help identify root cause of new bugs

  • Good interpersonal and team development skills.

  • Able to work on multiple projects while staying focused and delivering results.

  • Displays a growth mindset and ability to take initiative on assignments.

  • Clearance Requirement: US Citizen with existing Department of Defense security clearance and the ability to maintain that clearance.

Additional Information:

Additional Experience Desired -

  • Software test execution in one or more of the following areas: system-level testing, system-integration testing, user-acceptance testing, or load testing.

  • Automated testing and automated testing tools.

  • Coding/scripting in C++, C#, Java, Ruby, Python, or JavaScript.

  • Working in Agile or SCRUM environment.

  • JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket.

  • Developing or testing NAVAIR software projects.

  • Naval mission planning or military training systems.

  • Familiarity with Linux systems.

  • A love for continuous improvement and learning

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