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Entry- to Mid-Level Test Engineer (563822)

Progeny Systems Corporation
Manassas, VA 20110
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Progeny Systems Corporation

Progeny Systems Corporation 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 protected Veteran status.

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Location: US-VA-Manassas
Category: Engineering

Job Description

the lead system integrator for the Undersea Warfare Decision Support System (USW-DSS) supporting technology insertion as well as development, integration, training and maintenance. USW-DSS is a DoD Net-Centric Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) program which provides anti-submarine warfare mission planning and monitoring for US Navy fleet units

The candidate will be working with a multi-organizational engineering team to achieve rapid technology evolution utilizing continuous integration and continuous deployment methods.

Daily responsibilities will include, possible integration of new capabilities and fixes, independent validation and verification of operational and functional requirements. The candidate should be capable of troubleshooting and clearly documenting problems encountered.

Areas of responsibility include:

o Perform integration of software components, across multiple operating systems (Windows and Linux), hardware configurations (physical and virtual, including networking) and software packages (Java, C++, web services, application servers)

o Assess and support system maturation through agile processes, including:

o Review of automated compilation, deployment and testing results

o Requirements based and operational testing

o Troubleshooting and writing software issue reports

o Supporting the development team bug resolution efforts

o Review and validation of fixes

o Incorporation of fixes into a stable software baseline

o Generating system status reports

o Configuring test environments

o Develop and execute performance tests

o Develop requirements based test cases

o Verification and validation of testing documentation, including redlining as necessary

o Understanding of the components, sub-systems and the architecture as a whole

o Coordinate and interact with developers as well as engineering and test managers.

o Support the development of training materials and technical manuals

o Other Duties as Assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


o Proficient with Linux OS command line

o Understanding of agile DevOps processes.

o Understanding of virtualization technologies

o Must be willing to travel occasionally

o Ability to obtain DOD Security clearance

o Strong oral and written communication skills

Desired Skills:

o Experience as a Test Engineer

o Familiarity with DoD Cybersecurity requirements

o Proficiency with scripting and automation, e.g. bash, PowerShell, python, and Ansible

o Experience with system resource profiling and source level debugging

o Proficiency with Atlassian Tools (JIRA, Bitbucket, Confluence)

o Experience with Jenkins, SonarQube, Nexus, Maven, Ant

o Experience with C4I systems

o Current DoD clearance


o 0-5 years of professional experience

o AS or higher in a technical major. Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or related field preferred. Demonstrated history as an accomplished test engineer will be considered in lieu of education. Commensurate pay for years of experience.

This position may require the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.

Physical and Mental Requirements for all positions:
Prolonged stationary periods at a desk
General ability to operate computer and other productivity machinery such as calculator, copy machine, printer, etc.
Ability to lift and transport up to 15 pounds at times
Effectively communicate with others
Ability to stay focused and provide attention to detail.
Ability to think analytically and apply problem solving skills to scenarios throughout the course of the workday


If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact our recruiting department at hr@progeny.net or call 703.368.6107. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at http://www.progeny.net/careers.

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

- United States Navy

- United States Air Force

- United States Army

- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

- National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)


Posted: 2021-09-04 Expires: 2021-10-06

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