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VA531: 13900 Lincoln Park Dr, Herndon 13900 Lincoln Park Drive Suite 220, Herndon, VA, 20171 USA

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You have been redirected to RTX’s career page as we have recently transitioned from RTX to become a standalone company, which provides us with greater autonomy and opportunities for growth. As a prospective employee of Nightwing, you’ll have the chance to contribute to our continued success and shape the future of our cybersecurity, intelligence, and services offerings.

Nightwing has an opening for a Software Tester who will work as part of a small test team performing Performance/Regression/Automated testing on software applications in varying stages of deployment (from emerging technologies to legacy systems). This position requires knowledge of modern automated testing methodologies and technologies. The person in this role will be responsible for manual testing when the coding of an automated solution is impractical or not desirable. As the technology stack expands and grows, our team of testers will be required to work with the application developers to support performance/load testing to fully evaluate the application capabilities.

TS/SCI with polygraph Required Day 1

Mandatory Skills

* Minimum of 16 Years of relevant experience or 13 years with a Bachelors Degree - this is a MANDATORY REQUIREMENT and is not optional.

*Experience with API testing through Swagger

*Experience with SQL queries for data validation (Oracle, Postgres)

*Expert in Selenium WebDriver as well as other automated testing technologies such as Katalon Studio and Cucumber

*Emphasis of experience must be in the area of writing automated code (Java) as opposed to simply click and record

*Must be able to evaluate developer assignments, independently understand requirements, and engineer tests to evaluate best path scenario as well as probe for possible failure conditions

*Must know to use an IDE to code (ex – IntelliJ, Eclipse, NetBeans)

*Experience with interacting in a Linux environment (ex - Bash scripting, VI)

*Expertise in writing test plans, cases, procedures, scripts, and scenarios

*Demonstrated history with manual and automated test processes

*Ability to work well in a constantly evolving work environment

*Ensure the QA and testing approach references all known vulnerabilities and best practices

*Conduct and report testing using a repeatable process based on industry best practices

*Maintain and update the test environment

*Hands on experience with JMeter

Optional Skills

• Experience testing complex systems with external integration points

• Experience with unit test frameworks such as Junit, Mockito, Swagger, and Postman

• Must work well in a group environment and collaborate with team members

• Familiarity with Source code management and integration (ex - GitHub/GitLab, Jenkins)

• Experience in an Agile environment

About Cybersecurity, Intelligence and Services

The Cybersecurity, Intelligence and Services (CIS) business provides technically advanced full-spectrum cyber, data operations, systems integration and intelligence mission support services to meet our customers’ most demanding challenges. Our capabilities include cyber space operations, cyber defense and resiliency, vulnerability research, ubiquitous technical surveillance, data intelligence, lifecycle mission enablement, and software modernization. CIS brings disruptive technologies, agility, and competitive offerings to customers in the intelligence community, defense, civil, and commercial markets


Previously part of a leading Fortune 100 company and headquartered in Dulles, VA; Nightwing became independent in 2024 but continues to support the nation’s most mission impactful initiatives.

When we formed Nightwing, we brought a deep set of credentials and an unfaltering commitment to the mission. For over four decades, our team has been providing some of the world’s most technically advanced full-spectrum cyber, data operations, systems integration and intelligence support services to the U.S. government on its most important missions.

At Nightwing, we value collaboration and teamwork. You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside talented individuals who are passionate about what they do. Together, we’ll leverage our collective expertise to drive innovation, solve complex problems, and deliver exceptional results for our clients.

Thank you for considering joining us as we embark on this new journey and shape the future of cybersecurity and intelligence together as part of the Nightwing team.

The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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