Test Automation Engineer - Ability to Obtain Secret Clearance
Patuxent River, MD 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description
Job Title / Level
Test Automation Engineer - Ability to Obtain Secret Clearance
Clearance Required?
Patuxent River, MD 20670 US (Primary)
% Travel
0 - 10%
Job Description

Are you a highly motivated Test Automation Engineer? Are you fascinated with innovative, evolving technology? Then this position supporting the Next Generation Threat System (NGTS) is for you!

Join us as AMERICAN SYSTEMS' next Test Automation Engineer!

As a Test Automation Engineer, you will:

  • Join an engaged, 100% employee-owned company
  • Work with a team of supportive, driven, highly skilled Subject Matter Experts
  • Be a direct contributor to 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
  • Receive a robust benefits package that includes our

A week in the life of the Test Automation Engineer includes:

  • Develop software for an advanced synthetic training environment that is integrated into flight simulators to support pilot training against potential threats.
  • Build the automated test framework and automated test plan from the ground up for our current version of NGTS, as well as our new version of NGTS.
  • Design, test, and deploy effective test automation solutions using different automation tools.
Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to obtain Secret Clearance (US Citizenship required)
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. Degrees in Information Technology, Mathematics, Physics, or Aerospace, Computer, Software Systems, Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical Engineering may qualify.
  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience in relevant work area

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of various programming languages such as Java, JavaScript, Python, C++, etc.
  • Experience with building test automation frameworks; making framework enhancements to accommodate scripting needs
  • Ability to analyze bug reports, prioritize necessary tests, and streamline application functions through automated testing processes
  • Skilled in troubleshooting automation problems
  • Strong verbal communication to effectively collaborate with the software development team and create testing plans and written error reports

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day.

Company Awards:

  • Forbes National Best Midsize Companies
  • Energage National Best Workplaces, National
  • Washington Post Best Workplaces,

Veteran Hiring Awards:

  • GOLD AWARD by U.S. Department of Labor HIRE Vets Medallion
  • BEST FOR VETS: EMPLOYER by Military Times
  • TOP 10 MILITARY FRIENDLY EMPLOYER by MilitaryFriendly.com

AMERICAN SYSTEMS is committed to pay transparency for our applicants and employee-owners. The salary range for this position is$100,000-135,000. Actual compensation will be determined based on several factors permitted by law. AMERICAN SYSTEMS provides for the welfare of its employees and their dependents through a comprehensive benefits program by offering healthcare benefits, paid leave, retirement plans, insurance programs, and education and training assistance.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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