174686 - QA Tester - Engineer Software 3 - VA
Newport News
$37.61 to $49.49 DOE
12 months

The NNS Software of Excellence (SwCoE) is seeking a high-potential candidate to join a talented Software Test (QA Test) Team. As a member of the Software Test Team you'd be involved in all aspects of software test on our large array of work on embedded and industrial control systems. The nature of our short delivery cycles means you'd experience the whole software development lifecycle, including development of test strategies, test plans, test procedures and test cases, development of software test tools (automated and facilitated test), and execution of test programs. You'd also assist in customer reviews, customer training, and operating manual development.
Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met.
Knowledge, Skills and Ability: Complete understanding and wide application of technical principle, theories, and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines.
Problem Solving: Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.
Discretion/Latitude: Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.
Impact: Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.
Liaison: Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.

Must have 5 Years relevant experience with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.
Prior software test (QA) experience required.
Experience with Rockwell (Allen Bradley) RsLogix 5000, Studio5000, PLC/HMI programming, troubleshooting, and commissioning highly preferred.
Experience with C++ & Java preferred.
Experience with Linux and other embedded operating systems preferred.
Strong ability to plan, execute, and document hardware & software design and testing required.
Experience with XML, C#, .NET, Visual Basic preferred.
Experience with collaborative software project tools such as Microsoft TFS, Rationale ClearCase/ClearQuest, DOORS, Subversion, GIT preferred.
Experience with software analysis and qualification tools such as Coverity, LDRA, Parasoft, etc. preferred.
Experience with various communication protocols (SPI, I2C, USB, RS232, RS485, TCP/IP, Ethernet IP (CIP), Multicast) preferred.
Experience with software design (CASE) toolsets such as UML preferred.
Knowledge of Project Management methodologies (CMMI, IEEE 12207 etc.) preferred.

Bachelors in Science, Masters, or PhD is required.

7:30AM to 4PM

Andrew Craft at acraft@chiptonross.com
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-0005 x173 or (877) 244-5418 x173

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

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