Sep 16, 2022

Software Quality Assurance Analyst and Tester, Test Lead (California, MD)

  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • California, MD
Full-Time Defense Engineering Information Technology Other QA-Quality Control

Job Description

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AMEWAS, Inc., is a Department of Defense (DoD) Contractor supporting our Federal customers nationwide.  We are headquartered in California, Maryland with satellite offices in Orlando, Florida and San Diego, California. 

At AMEWAS, Inc., you will find a community where people bond around shared values, feel valued and have a voice in decisions that affect them.  Our employees achieve success through continuous learning and high performance; they are constantly recognized by our customers and peers.  Join us to find out why.
 
The position:
AMEWAS, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and talented Software Quality Assurance Analyst and Tester, Test Lead to support Battlespace Modeling & Simulation. This position is classified as AMEWAS labor category Quality Assurance Associate.

About the location: 
California, Maryland #1 City Hiring the Most High-Tech Workers (California-Lexington Park, Maryland). To learn more about our surrounding location, please visit: Visit St. Mary’s.

Position Background:
The Modeling & Simulation Enterprise Applications (MSEA) product suite supports modeling and simulation(M&S) environments; trainer systems; test and evaluation (T&E); analysis; live, virtual and constructive (LVC); research and development (R&D) activities for DoD agencies and its international partners. All products are government owned, developed andmanaged. The Next Generation Threat System (NGTS) is a continually evolving synthetic environment generator that supports multiple platform/services training, testing, analysis and research and development.

A typical day as a Software Quality Assurance Analyst and Tester, Test Lead may include:

  • You will be leading the NGTS Testing team for the MSEA branch.  You will be testing software for an advanced synthetic training environment.  This software is integrated into flight simulators to support pilot training against potential threats.  You will support software development, software integration, testing, customer training and demonstrations.
  • Install and run regression tests on a new NGTS test build (multiple builds weekly).
  • Test a variety of Jira issues from new feature implementation to bug fixes to database queries.
  • Document test results discovered issues in Jira.
  • Collaborate with NGTS software developers and subject matter experts during training sessions.
  • Create new test procedures documents to validate new requirements.
  • Communicate access a large team to verify correct procedures and software issue diagnosis.
  • Run extensive regression tests when software reaches Release Candidate (RC) phrase.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience with scripting, database, and programming languages in Python 3, and HTML.
  • Prior experience supporting Model and Simulation efforts.
  • Prior experience supporting automated testing.


Must-haves:

  • Minimum 2-year experience leading a software testing team using Agile & Waterfall Development Methodologies.
  • Minimum 4-year experience with testing/developing software products.
  • Experience with scripting, database, and programming languages such as C++.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
AMEWAS, Inc. requires employees to provide proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19 or submission and approval of a request for accommodation prior to first day.

Skills crucial to success at AMEWAS, Inc.:
Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and discretion. Ability to work effectively with management and part of a team to meet targets.  Is reliable, possesses initiative, and works well as an individual or part of a team.

Physical environment and working conditions:
The physical environment requires the employee to work in an office, sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday.  Work is physically comfortable. The employee has discretion about sitting, walking, standing, etc.

The employee may be required to travel short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site.  In some occasions, the employee may be required to report to offices or buildings near the work site. 

Refer to a friend:
If you know someone who may be interested, please share this posting.  We are a growing team and there may be more opportunities like this one here at AMEWAS, Inc.! 

More about Us:
AMEWAS, Inc. a Department of Defense (DoD) contractor, has provided support to our Federal customers for over 35 years. One of our missions is to find the best available talent to meet our organizational objectives. We closely measure performance, provide varying incentives, and strive to develop top performers. We value diversity. We celebrate the differences and uniqueness each employee brings to help us accomplish our goals. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

AMEWAS participates with E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.
It is the policy of AMEWAS, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities for all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.  
Additionally, AMEWAS, Inc. will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known or perceived disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.  Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process may call 301-863-7102.  Finally, AMEWAS, Inc. strictly follows guidelines regarding the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Be sure to check out the rest of our website at www.amewas.com for more information about our company.

Our excellent benefits and perks:
Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS recognizes and rewards performance, dedication, and longevity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, career development, optimum working conditions, and unique benefits; some of which are listed below:
 

  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave
  • Generous tuition & training assistance program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sign-on bonuses
  • Employee longevity recognition
  • Community involvement & outreach
  • Team building events
  • Recognition program
  • Wellness program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Mobile service discount
  • Discounted gym membership


 To learn more about our organization and our Equal Employment Opportunity policies, please visit http://www.amewas.com.

It is the policy of AMEWAS, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities for all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.  Additionally, AMEWAS, Inc. will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known or perceived disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.  Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process may call 301-863-7102.  Finally, AMEWAS, Inc. strictly follows guidelines regarding the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Please note:  AMEWAS, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes.  Unsolicited resumes or applications submitted by a third party will not be reviewed.  Job applicants only.  No staffing agencies, recruiters or headhunters, please.
 

Department: BMS- Battlespace Modeling & Simulation
This is a non-management position
This is a full-time position
McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA): No
Remote Work Eligibility: Not eligible for remote work
Required Clearance Level: Interim Secret

Occupations

IT Project Management

States

MD

Security Clearance

Active DoD Secret

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