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Software Test Engineer – CSI Austin, TX

Austin, TX, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Mid-Level
Position Summary:

Raytheon CSI is seeking a self-motivated experienced full stack software test engineer capable of supporting multiple projects in a variety of environments. The test engineer will be responsible for verifying the proper usability and reliability of software, as well as managing any deficiencies through the testing lifecycle. Many of Raytheon CSI's projects are undertaken by small teams in close coordination with all team members and customers while following Agile/SCRUM methodologies. Therefore, testing is a continuous process that often takes part in parallel with development. The test engineer must have the ability to quickly learn new technologies to support his/her projects and in some cases have the ability to support multiple projects. Competitive candidates will share many technical attributes with that of a software developer however, he/she will likely find more enjoyment in breaking software than writing it. This is an engineering position and will not be a solely black box testing position.

Required Skills/Experience:
  • Minimum of 3-5 years applicable experience as a Test Engineer
  • Ability to confidently design and perform complicated testing activities without direct supervision
  • Proficiency with analyzing system architectures to determine required test and security test needs
  • Hardware and/or embedded systems background
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • Python or Bash Scripting
  • Ability to design, write, and execute automated test scripts
  • Jenkins or similar Continuous Integration software
  • Understanding of Configuration Management control
  • Agile/SCRUM methodologies
  • Experience using virtualization techniques (VMware, Virtualbox)
  • Ability to quickly build a variety of testing environments
  • Basic understanding of networking (e.g. TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL)
  • Basic understanding of cryptographic algorithms and technologies
  • AES, RSA, ECC, asymmetric vs symmetric
  • Excellent technical writing abilities
  • Ability to design, write, and review documentation
  • Test plans, procedures, reports, user guides, and other documents as needed
Desired Skills:
  • Anti-tamper technologies
  • Performing Factory Acceptance Tests
  • Low-level system software testing
  • Ability to read and review code in Python, C, C++
  • Familiarity with Linux installation and administration
  • Experience with version control solutions (e.g. git, svn)
  • Ability to clone repositories, checkout branches and build projects
  • Debuggers and disassemblers (e.g. gdb, windbg, IDA)
  • Familiarity with Ansible is a plus
  • Requirements analysis & management
  • Proposal writing experience
  • Agile/SCRUM methodologies
  • Comfortable with managed risk
  • Active Top Secret clearance
Education required:
  • BS degree (preferably in Software Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering)

Clearance Required: US Citizenship required. The ability to obtain and maintain a government clearance is required. An active Secret or higher security clearance is highly desirable.

Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) is a leader in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; advanced cyber solutions; weather and environmental solutions; information-based solutions for law enforcement and homeland security; and training, logistics, engineering, product support, and operational support services and solutions for the mission support, homeland security, space, civil aviation, counter-proliferation and counter-terrorism markets. IIS, which operates at nearly 551 sites in 80 countries, is headquartered in Dulles, VA. and generated $6 billion in 2014 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- both in the marketplace and in the workplace. We strive to hire individuals who reflect our communities and proactively embrace diversity and inclusion in order to advance our culture, develop our employee and leaders, and grow our marketshare with our clients."


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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