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AFMSTT Principal Test Engineer
Job Category
Clearance LevelEligible to Obtain
LocationMassachusetts, Lexington
Req Code17:COLE-AFMS-003
Job Description
Solidus is searching for a Principal Level Test Engineer to be a member of the Air Force Modeling and Simulation Training Toolkit engineering team. 

General Description:  
The Test Engineer will Provide testing expertise in the support of user requirements of complex to highly complex software/hardware applications.  

Responsibilities to Include:
- Directs and/or participates in all phases of risk management assessments and software/hardware development with emphasis on analysis of user requirements, test design and test tools selection
- Responsible for ensuring that the test design and documentation support all applicable client, agency or industry standards time lines and budgets
- Responsible for ensuring that testing conclusions and recommendations are fully supported by test results, and project managers are fully informed of testing status and application deviations from documented user requirements
- Lead the on-site support of AFMSTT Air Force and Joint exercise and events worldwide
- Provide in-plant testing; JLVC, JLCCTC, BLCSE, FOM testing; Hanscom Collaboration and Innovation Center (HCIC) testing; Security; IEs, VEs, OAs, and pre-ASCCE and ASCCE testing 
- Support the AFMSTT engineering help desk
- Work may involve testing conducted at customer location 

- US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret Clearance
- Bachelor's In Computer Science or related field
- Minimum 6 years experience at demonstrably increasing levels of responsibility, with 3+ years experience in systems testing
- GUI graphical user interface / human factors experience
- Expert level Unix experience
- Experience with Agile Development
- Familiarity with DI2E and/or affiliated tools (Atlassian suite, e.g., Confluence, JIRA)
- Experience with GiT version control

Additional Requirements:
- Must work well as part of a team and have excellent communication skills 
- Must have a working knowledge of DoD test procedures and their governing regulations and requirements
- Ability to manage and lead in a lab testing environment
- Ability to write test plans for manual and automated testing 
- Must be able to work with system users who may not be knowledgeable in test procedures and assist in user acceptance testing 
- Two (2) or more years of experience supporting military training events/exercises utilizing simulation-based training systems
- Ability to build test data sets and performs Manual Systems Acceptance Tests according to approved test plan 
- Experience in the development of test scenarios and providing support for User Acceptance Testing 
- Experience in writing test summaries and test problem reports 
- Ability to apply approved technical approaches to testing to ensure that applications are evaluated in an analytical and systematic manner 
- Experience in assisting developers in creating and maintaining automated test scripts 

Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

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