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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. System Test Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job Descriptions:

Kratos is a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that is team oriented and relationship driven to foster innovation and creativity within the space industry. Our motto "From Strength to Success" reflects a commitment to continually leveraging our technical and intellectual strengths for the ultimate success of our customers. The Federal Solutions Group is a leader in satellite command and control solutions focused on DoD, Civil (NOAA/NASA), and classified customers. We are an agile and innovative solutions provider in that we integrate Kratos-developed products with 3rd party software, as well as design and develop new tools and applications to provide end-to-end systems that solve mission unique requirements.

Kratos is seeking a system test engineer to a join an exciting team of test engineers that will be shaping the future of a growing spacecraft ground system solution. The successful candidate will support the testing of both new and existing applications for the Command and Control Systems - Consolidated (CCS-C) ground system as part of the CPASC program. The candidate will play a critical role in a fast paced, agile, software development environment and will provide quality solutions in support of the warfighter.

The qualified candidate will be part of a team responsible for testing COTS applications, custom software, and satellite specific data products in an integrated environment for the latest evolution in satellite ground systems. Applications are hosted on Oracle Linux platforms which serve as virtual machines. Primary responsibilities include preparing and executing formal acceptance tests as well as evaluating software maintenance changes. Collaboration with developers and integrators is integral in determining appropriate validation and regression tests for execution. Effective communication of test status is required during test periods. Application of software CM practices is crucial in this position. Supporting the on-site technical advisory team with user acceptance testing and problem diagnosis is a secondary responsibility.

Required Experience:

-Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Technology or related fields.

-Current Security+ certification or able to obtain within 6 months of hire.

-Minimum of three years experience in a test environment.

-Candidate must be self-motivated and capable of working independently and with others.

-Candidate must be able to articulate technical concepts orally and in written form.

-Active Secret level clearance required.

-Position is located in Colorado Springs, CO.

Additional desired skills:

-Five to eight years’ experience in a test environment.

-Knowledge of Command and Control Consolidated (CCS-C) system.

-Knowledge of Air Force Test Regulations and experience in Air Force formal testing is a plus.

-Satellite operations or related support experience.

-Software coding skills are a plus.

U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.

Keyword: system test, systems engineering, security+

From: Kratos Defense

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