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Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers

Develop and execute software test plans in order to identify software problems and their causes.

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Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers

  • Senior Software Developer
    Advantage Resourcing    Chandler, AZ 85286
     Posted about 2 hours    

    Are you an innovative and passionate Senior Software Developer who has an appreciation for craftsmanship and best practices? This is a great opportunity to thrive in an Agile, self-driven environment where your ideas, creativity, and decisions matter.

    This role requires significant collaboration, drive, passion, pride in work, flexibility and an appreciation for craftsmanship in the development world. This team promotes the Clean Code best practices and believe in building software the right way. Their fast growth means that this is an exciting place to work with plenty of opportunity for talented people. As a new team member, you'll face new opportunities and challenges each day that requires you to be flexible, innovative and always improving in your pursuit of developing new solutions.

    Roles & Responsibilities:

    • Apply your experience to design & build reliable, scalable, data-driven distributed applications and services
    • Develop solutions in an agile/scrum development environment
    • Coaching, mentoring and technical leadership
    • Participate in code reviews, planning and estimation meetings
    • Participate in cross-discipline collaboration with team members including the product owners, designers, and testers
    • Analysis and In detail Solution Design for Enterprise grade applications
    • Excellent problem-solving skills
    • Ability to handle multiple priorities and manage within deadlines
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to foster a positive work environment


    * Experience in development in the cloud environment and basic architecture best practices
    * Experience using development languages such as C#, Node.js, Angular, Ruby etc.
    * Experience developing web services
    * 2+ Years Experience with core cloud application development
    * Significant Wireframe design experience using Balsamiq (or equivalent) & UI/UX development experience.
    * 6+ Years Experience in Data Technologies like Hadoop, OLAP, Spark, SQL. NOSQL Databases (Example: Mongo Db, HBASE), MS SQL.
    * 2+ years of SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Servicer Reporting Services (SSRS) experience, or a combination of both
    * 10+ years of Strong Programming in either .Net, JAVA or Python
    * Experience with object-oriented design, software patterns, and refactoring
    * Experience writing unit and integration test cases
    * Experience with front end JavaScript frameworks like Angular
    * Experience with microservice architecture building independently deployable, small, modular services
    * Robust knowledge and understanding of relational database design and implementation
    * Experience building integrations between independent systems, services and data sources

    About Advantage Resourcing

    Advantage Resourcing makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, medical condition, age, marital status, national origin, citizen status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, denial of medical or family leave, pregnancy or pregnancy disability leave or any other protected group status as defined by federal, state or local law. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application or interviewing process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Resourcing is an E-verify employer.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Senior Full Stack Software Developer
    Kforce    Tempe, AZ 85282
     Posted about 2 hours    

    Kforce has a client, a growing company in Tempe, AZ is seeking a Sr. Full Stack Software Developer. We are working directly with the Hiring Manager. Summary:We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with experience as a Full Stack Developer skilled primarily with middleware and back end data engineering technologies with a minimum of 7 years of experience in designing and developing enterprise solutions with cloud.Responsibilities:

    * Design, build and optimize data applications and data pipelines to extract, transform and load data from various data sources to internal and cloud targets

    * Participate in proactively identifying issues and resolving issues concerning data pipeline jobs

    * Identify and implement process improvements: automate data processing, build frameworks, design and implement near real-time data ingestion capabilities

    * Evaluate tools and emerging technologies and carry out POCs to identify tools that would optimize data processing and data pipelines

    * * Design and implement data sharing tools and solutions including batch sharing and API capabilities

    * Design and implement data analytic tools and solutions that provides actionable insights to stakeholders

    * Work with product, application and business teams to assist with ad hoc data requests, data exploration requests and building business knowledge models

    * Work with data science teams to assist with assist with data and data processing requests

    * Contribute by the way of your past experiences and industry knowledge to the Data Engineering function that is driving significant changes to the tool stack to drive critical initiatives for the organization

    * A minimum of 5 years of software development experience, covering the stages of the SDLC

    * 3 years of experience developing solutions with Amazon AWS data tools and technologies

    * 2 years of experience with Python or JavaScript (server side - node.js or other js frameworks) or R scripting

    * A minimum of 3 year of experience working with data technologies and relational (oracle, MySQL, SQLserver, PostgreSQL) as well as No-SQL databases

    * 3 years of experience developing solutions on Java/J2EE platform; Informatica ETL experience who can help with migrating informatica ETL workflows to Amazon AWS

    * 2 Experience working with Hadoop and spark eco system

    * Experience with Elastic Search is a plus

    * Advanced working knowledge of current and emerging data technologies

    * Vast knowledge of open source tools & technologies

    * Experience working with agile software development methodologies

    * Experience with spring framework using spring boot specifically is preferable

    * Experience working on cloud migration projects is preferable

    * Experience in developing and consuming REST based web services and working in and integrating with microservices based environment is preferable

    * Experience working with event driven architectures and distributed messaging broker such as Kafka

    * Experience working with one or more data streaming technologies is preferable

    * Experience working with MongoDb or ElasticSearch and/or Redis technologies is preferable

    * Experience working with Informatica, HVR is preferable

    Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.*Compensation Type:*Years*Minimum Compensation:*1.00*Maximum Compensation:*2.00

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Senior Full Stack Software Developer
    Kforce    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 2 hours    

    Kforce has a client that is seeking a Senior Full Stack Software Developer in Phoenix, Arizona (AZ). We are working directly with the hiring manager. We have an excellent compensation package, benefits, PTO, annual bonus plan, etc.This role is currently 100% remote and will switch back to an office environment when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Summary:You will be a key member of the R&D team and be responsible for architecture/design, development, deployment, and maintenance of web sites, web service oriented solutions, and PC application development to company products. This position requires close collaboration and cooperation with various internal groups to develop solutions with an emphasis on simplicity and time-to-market.Responsibilities

    * Architect, design, develop, debug, deploy, and maintain web sites, web service oriented solutions, and PC application development to support products

    * Collaborate with other disciplines to design and develop high quality, highly reliable, easily maintainable software/systems with an emphasis on simplicity and time-to-market

    * Develop thorough design documentation

    * Develop and execute test procedures

    * Provide support for internal and external customers

    * Other responsibilities as needed

    * BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Electrical or Computer Engineering, or a closely related field

    * 8-10 plus years of professional software engineering design and development experience

    * Experience with Object Oriented Programming principles and practices

    * Experience in web client and server applications development using C#, .NET, .NET Core, ASP.Net

    * Experience with web applications and programming languages such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, AngularJS, MVC, JQuery, MVC Web API

    * Python is a plus

    * Experience with Microsoft SQL server (T-SQL, Db design/tuning, SPROCs) and SQL management Studio, XML, SOAP, and JSON

    * Experience with web server setup for Windows Server

    * Familiarity with encryption, authentication, security methods and protocols for Cloud and IoT applications is preferred but not required

    * Strong design and troubleshooting skills

    * Ability to recommend and justify the purchase of tools and equipment

    * Ability to prepare and verify detailed calculations, specifications, and analysis

    * Experience developing software applications in a cross-functional team

    * Organize and participate in design reviews

    * Knowledge of software development models and project management techniques

    * Ability to work independently and cooperatively while adhering to department operating rules and guidelines

    * Strong communication and strong, logical problem-solving skills

    * Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and activities

    * Ability to successfully complete projects/sub-projects within agreed upon deadlines

    Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status*Compensation Type:*Years*Minimum Compensation:*110000.00*Maximum Compensation:*130000.00

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Senior Quality Engineer (Aerospace)
    KBR    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 2 hours    


    Senior Quality Engineer (Aerospace)

    **KBR Government Solutions** delivers full life cycle professional and technical solutions that improve operational readiness and drive innovation. Our solutions help ensure mission success on land, air, sea, space and cyberspace for the Department of Defense, intelligence community, NASA and other federal agencies. KBR’s areas of expertise include engineering, logistics, operations, science, program management, mission IT and cybersecurity.

    Our people make the world a more productive, efficient and fascinating place. And that’s only the beginning.

    This is a full time quality engineering role. In this position, you will be required to work directly with suppliers and KBR to satisfy quality standards, strategy and schedule expectations in the manufacturing of aerospace and electronic components.

    As a Field Quality Representative, you will be required to interact with all levels of supplier management. Organizationally, you will report directly to the Manager of Field Quality Engineers.

    You will be expected to travel in support of a variety of supplier oversight functions, spending a majority of your time at supplier facilities. As our clients point of contact (POC) within the supply base in the direct support of OEM site requirements, you will:

    + Provide technical leadership to coordinate implementation of advanced quality processes including statistically based variation reduction, control planning, mistake proofing, and Manufacturing Process Control.

    + Evaluate prospective supplier quality systems and conduct gap analysis where required

    + Evaluate procedures for compliance to contractual and regulatory requirements (including international regulation coordination issues)

    + Prepare and present metrics associated with quality trends and related improvements within the supply base.

    + Prepare progress reports, program reviews as needed, to assure the highest quality and cost effectiveness from the suppliers

    + Train associates, suppliers, and contract personnel in Six Sigma techniques, Manufacturing Process Control, variation reduction, etc.

    + Perform other duties as assigned

    **Success Factors:**

    + You will be responsible for quality assurance processes including, but not limited to, First Article Inspection Requirements (FAIR), Self-Release and product audits, as well as coordination of Quality System (AS 9100) compliance audits and special process oversight. In addition, you will be responsible for training and deployment of Manufacturing Process

    + Control, variation reduction, quality requirement compliance, Six Sigma, and other Honeywell sponsored supplier initiatives.

    **Qualifications** :

    + US citizen required due to client contracts.

    + Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent experience with 5 years of experience in manufacturing/assembly operations, quality engineering (design or manufacturing), and materials/procurement; preferably in aerospace electronics; these areas may be replaced by related military experience.

    + Demonstrated self-starter & the ability to perform with minimal supervision.

    + Experience in leading teams focused on problem solving and improvements.

    + Good communication skills with the ability to provide a clear vision of the strategy and processes for key stakeholders.

    + High level of analytical ability to identify and evaluate appropriate courses of action for definition and resolution of complex problems.

    **Additional Qualifications:**

    + 3 years of experience working with suppliers preferred.

    + Certified Green Belt or equivalent; Lean Expert or Black Belt preferred.

    + Experience with Automotive or Aerospace products preferred

    + Additional experience or training in RCCA, Process Mapping, FMEAs and Control Plans or APQP/PPAP preferred.

    + Experience using Six Sigma Plus tools preferred.

    KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

    **Scheduled Weekly Hours:**


    KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

    KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Solutions and Energy sectors. KBR employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:

    **Government Solutions** , serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics

    **Technology Solutions** , featuring proprietary technology, equipment, catalysts, digital solutions and related technical services for the monetization of hydrocarbons, including refining, petrochemicals, ammonia and specialty chemicals, as well as inorganics

    **Energy Solutions** , including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services

    KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. **At KBR, We Deliver** .

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Software Engineer Intern (Chandler, AZ - Summer 2020)
    Garmin USA    Chandler, AZ 85286
     Posted 1 day    

    GPS Manufacturer/Distributor
    We are looking for a full time Software Engineer Intern to develop embedded or application software for products at our Chandler, Arizona office. They will test software, perform software releases, quality assurance activities and performance maintenance activities on real Garmin products.

    Essential functions and responsibilities in this role include:

    * New product design and development
    * Troubleshooting basic issue reports & implementing software solutions
    * Communicating status of work & providing visibility to supervisor
    * Learning how to use & apply various engineering tools as needed for the role
    * Planning technical work to meet team objectives
    * Applying design standards and procedures to implement basic designs
    * Thoroughly documenting work in an organized manner
    * Working collaboratively in a team environment to achieve individual & team goals

    Qualified candidates for this role will have completed coursework in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a field relevant to perform the essential functions of this job description with a minimum cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0.

    Other requirements include:

    * Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    * Must demonstrate relevant experience and/or training in a low, mid, or high-level language such as C, C++, C#, Java, or other selected languages
    * Must possess relevant experience and/or training in data structures or object-oriented design methodology relevant to Garmin’s business need
    * A cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 and previous experience working in a team environment is highly preferred!

    Garmin Intern Perks:

    * Social activities and service opportunities planned for interns
    * Paid time off
    * Paid holidays
    * Test cutting-edge Garmin products before they are released
    * No formal dress code
    * Assigned mentor to answer your questions and help you grow in your technical skillsets
    * Associate discount on consumer products
    * Paid, coordinated housing or stipend option for interns whose permanent address is located more than 50 miles from Garmin HQ
    * Housing stipend option for those at field locations (non-Olathe) whose permanent address is located more than 50 miles from the field location
    * If you join us full-time, your time as an intern counts towards becoming fully vested with your 401K
    * Waived registration fees for Garmin-approved races

    As part of our ongoing commitment to helping associates maintain a healthy balance between work and life, we sponsor company-wide and individual wellness initiatives, as well as world-class sporting events—and even some of the participating athletes. In each of the communities in which we do business, Garmin has a strong philanthropic and civic presence.

    * Applicants will be considered for all U.S. locations; this excludes Salem, Oregon.
    * Applicants will also be considered for all SWE internship positions open at Garmin, excluding Salem, Oregon.
    * Applicants will be considered for all Garmin business segments (i.e., Aviation, Fitness, Marine, Outdoor, Auto OEM, Consumer Automotive, etc.).

    Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.
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    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Software Engineer Senior
    USAA    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 1 day    

    **Purpose of Job**

    Provides support to the Enterprise and has an opportunity to significantly impact organizational growth and effectiveness through delivering best in class technology solutions. Engaged in all phases of the software systems and application development lifecycle which include; gathering and analyzing requirements, designing, testing, documenting and implementing software, responding to outages. Identify and manage existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and ensure these risks are effectively identified and escalated to be measured, monitored and controlled.

    **Job Requirements**


    Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.

    Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.

    Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities.

    Design, develop, code, and test significant technical solutions collaborating with senior and lead engineers.

    Lead code/design reviews to ensure smooth daily operations and accurate planning at a team level.

    Organize work and lead team to deliver features and solutions.

    Independently resolves complex production issues and leads troubleshooting of end-to-end solutions that span multiple applications and systems.

    Mentor and coach junior engineers.

    May begin working with architecture to help influence directions for key technologies within a specific domain.

    **Minimum Education:**

    Bachelor's degree in related field of study,


    4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required.

    **Minimum Experience:**

    6 years of software development experience demonstrating depth of technical understanding within a specific discipline(s)/technology(s).

    Demonstrated ability to independently research technical issues and generate creative/innovative solutions.

    **_Find your purpose. Join our mission._**

    USAA is unlike any other financial services organization. The mission of the association is to facilitate the financial security of its members, associates and their families through provision of a full range of highly competitive financial products and services; in so doing, USAA seeks to be the provider of choice for the military community. We do this by upholding the highest standards and ensuring that our corporate business activities and individual employee conduct reflect good judgment and common sense, and are consistent with our core values of service, loyalty, honesty and integrity.

    USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource: our 35,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture. When you join us, you'll become part of a thriving community committed to going above for those who have gone beyond: the men and women of the U.S. military, their associates and their families. In order to play a role on our team, you don't have to be connected to the military yourself – you just need to share our passion for serving our more than 13 million members.

    USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Applications Development Programmer Analyst I
    University of Arizona    Tucson, AZ 85719
     Posted 2 days    

    Applications Development Programmer Analyst I

    Posting Number



    Andrew Weil Ctr Intgrtv Med

    Department Website Link


    UAHS - Tucson


    University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

    Position Highlights

    The University of Arizona Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine (AWCIM) is accepting applications for Applications Develop Programmer Analyst I. The preferred candidate should be passionate about software development and excited to learn every day.
    This position will be responsible for Java web application development for the AWCIM and will be part of the Center's information technology team and with the software development team on web/mobile development. The developer will work on existing and new web/mobile application projects. Candidates must have strong Java, Swift or Android experience, analytical and problem solving skills, particularly with respect to debugging mid to large scale applications. The developer will be responsible for creating new applications that will solve business work flow problems and automate business processes as well as maintain existing applications.The successful applicant will be proficient in Java development and SQL, self-motivated, able to multitask, and able to provide rapid implementation and deployment of business critical processes.

    Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

    The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please .

    Duties & Responsibilities

    * Consult with users regarding applications programmingrequests, applications training, user support and troubleshooting. Analyze userapplications programming requests related to overall program goals and systemfunctionality and recommends solutions.
    * Write and maintain software code, queries and reports andprograms applications using current tools and languages.
    * Develop functional and technical documentation and testplans.
    * Conduct documents and applications tests, evaluate resultsin accordance with quality assurance standards and write test reports.
    * Design, develop, maintain and administer databaseapplications.
    * Research, evaluate, recommend and use emerging and/orrelevant methodologies, languages and technologies.
    * Implement and maintain compliance with current security andservice protocols and standards.
    * Modifies applications programs from detailed specifications.
    * Performs basic research and fact-finding to assist in developing or modifying information systems.
    * Assists in preparing detailed specifications from which programs will be written.
    * Codes, tests, debugs, documents, and maintains these programs.
    * Analyzes and revises existing system logic difficulties and documentation as necessary.
    * May manage projects of limited scope or portions oflarge/complex projects. May provide guidance to other analysts/programmers on aproject basis.

    Minimum Qualifications

    * Expertise with object oriented design principles.
    * One years of experience in programming applications systems using current technology and programming languages.
    * Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.

    Preferred Qualifications

    * Knowledge of current applications development security practices and technology.* Skill in using programming and scripting languages and technology.* Skill in analyzing and responding to user requests.* Skill in writing technical and functional documentation.* Skill in developing and implementing test plans for applications.* Skill in planning and guiding the work of others.* Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.* Strong analytical and problem solving skills, particularly with respect to debugging mid to large scale applications.* Skill in effectively communicating technical information to non-technical users.* Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple dynamic priorities.



    Full Time/Part Time

    Full Time

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    Information Technology

    Benefits Eligible

    Yes - Full Benefits

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    Range Midpoint


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    salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



    Career Stream and Level


    Job Family

    Applications Development

    Job Function

    Information Technology

    Type of criminal background check required:

    Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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    Expected End Date

    Contact Information for Candidates

    Virginia (Ginny) Hitchingsginny@email.arizona.edu1-520-626-0402

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    Open Until Filled


    Documents Needed to Apply

    Resume and Cover Letter

    Special Instructions to Applicant

    Diversity Statement

    At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Senior Quality Engineer - NASA
    Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.    Gilbert, AZ 85298
     Posted 2 days    

    Senior Quality Engineer - NASA

    Job Locations US-MD-Greenbelt | US-AZ-Gilbert




    Quality Assurance


    Regular Full-Time


    Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) is constantly expanding our capabilities to meet the ever-evolving needs of our clients while adhering to our core values, which include national service, trustworthiness, integrity and candor, broad expertise, stability and security, and teamwork. Our mission at SPA is to provide timely and objective analysis and integrated technical, operational, programmatic, policy, and business solutions in support of important national security objectives. We believe we can best support our client by aligning everything we do with their critical missions with a focus on future needs.

    Systems Planning and Analysis (SPA’s) Emerging Markets Group is responsible for a broad range of analytical, systems engineering, independent assessments, strategic planning, technology research, development, testing and evaluation (RDT&E) programs in support of new SPA markets as well as the company’s San Diego office and portfolio.

    SPA seeks an experienced Quality Professional to provide Mission Assurance oversight support for NASA projects located in SW Washington, D.C.


    Develops, modifies, applies, and maintains quality standards and protocols for processing materials into partially finished or finished product. Develops, modifies, applies, and maintains quality standards and protocol for processing materials into finished product. Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment. Conducts quality assurance tests; and performs statistical analysis to assess the cost of and determine the responsibility for, products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications. Conducts internal and external audits and performs necessary corrective/preventive actions. Work will include but not be limited to on-site, off-site, launch-site / range, and on-orbit operations support for reviews, audits, and inspections of procedures, hardware, and integration testing activities. Interpersonal relationship building and customer interfacing skills are desired.


    10 or more years of directly related quality or engineering experience.
    * BA/BS degree in a technical field (i.e., engineering, computer science, quality assurance).
    * Ability to work in a cleanroom facility to include: wearing proper clean-room attire, standing for a full shift, climbing ladders/scaffolding, working at heights (in a man-lift), kneeling, and working in tight spaces around spaceflight equipment and hardware.
    * Being able to take and pass these courses in a timely manner is a requirement for continued employment.
    * Ability to obtain/maintain NASA and IPC workmanship certifications (J-STD-001 with Space Addendum, NASA-STD- 8739.4 CCH, NASA-Std-8739.1A Polymeric Inspection), including vision test per NASA-STD-8739.6.

    Desired Qualifications:

    * DoD Secret (or higher) Clearance
    * Be a self-starter, able to work independently with little or no supervision.
    * Be pro-active as well as a team-player who is able to interface with technical and management personnel.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Software Engineer (Device Drivers)
    Mercury Systems    Phoenix, AZ 85011
     Posted 2 days    

    Job Description

    In this role, you have the opportunity to

    You will design, develop, test, and maintain software for Mercury storage products with a focus on device drivers while serving as the teams Linux authority.

    You are responsible for

    * Design and implementation of device drivers for Mercury storage (terrestrial and space) products.
    * Maintaining existing device drivers.
    * Participation in the design, development, testing, and documentation of future device drivers.
    * Development of manufacturing test methods and scripts.
    * Design and implementation of embedded software for Mercury storage products.
    * Creating, deploying, and documenting Linux builds.
    * Writing reusable, testable and efficient code.

    You are a part of

    An engineering team dedicated to delivering reliable storage products to our customers.

    To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

    * Experience developing software (5 years)

    * Experience in C and C++ (3 years)
    * Experience developing and troubleshooting device drivers (SSD kernel driver preferred)
    * Experience in Linux embedded systems development.
    * Experience creating and maintaining driver interfaces.
    * Experience building and deploying Linux (2 years).
    * Experience working with oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, protocol analyzers, JTAG, and other hardware test equipment.
    * Experience reading schematics, data sheets, and other hardware and software specifications and standards.
    * Experience writing scripts to automate processes (TCL, Python preferred).
    * Experience using multiple IDE's.
    * Experience using software revision control systems, Bit Bucket or GIT preferred (4 years)
    * Strong debugging skills.
    * Good time management, communication (verbal & written), decision-making, and organization skills.
    * Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team.
    * Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
    * Bachelor's Degree Engineering (Software Engineering preferred).

    Why Mercury?

    Why should you join Mercury Systems?

    Mercury Systems is leading Commercial Provider of secure sensor and mission processing subsystems. We are pioneering a next generation defense electronics business model specifically designed to meet the current industry's current and emerging technology needs. The size and makeup of our organization enable forward thinking, entrepreneurial professionals thrive and prosper.

    Our Culture

    We are committed to making Mercury a great place to work, no matter where our employees are located. We offer a casual and enjoyable atmosphere that allows employees to learn and grow. We help and care for one another and work as one to achieve results for us and for our customers. We value communication and transparency, and strive to foster two-way dialogue at all levels of the organization. We are committed to lifelong learning, offering comprehensive skills training and tuition reimbursement. Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or you are an experienced professional, it's important to us that you feel recognized and rewarded for your contributions.

    To find out more about what it's like working at Mercury, visit the or find answers to general questions at

    Mercury Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

    As an equal opportunity employer, Mercury Systems is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

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    U.S. Citizenship Required

    Yes - Position requires access to export controlled data

    Security Clearance


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Flight Test Engineer -- ELSYS
    Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)    Tucson, AZ 85706
     Posted 2 days    

    Job Description
    The Electronic Systems Laboratory (ELSYS) Air National Guard Program Office (ANGPO) has a full-time research faculty vacancy for a flight test engineer in the Air National Guard Air Force Reserve Command Test Center (AATC) operations section located in Tucson, Arizona. Flight test engineer's conduct test planning, test execution, data analysis, and technical evaluation for software and hardware systems supporting diverse aerospace platforms.


    * Develop F-16, A-10 and C-130 modernization program requirements, acquisition strategy, test strategy and sustainment strategy
    * Plan, provision, execute, analyze and report on a variety of test programs, from bench level to on-aircraft open-air range testing
    * Collaborate with other flight test engineers in the development of flight scenarios in order to efficiently and effectively collect data necessary to determine system performance under test and operation
    * Support sponsor programmatic reviews, planning meetings, concept development efforts, and technical interchange meetings
    * Interpret flight test plans and user requirements, and translate testing requirements into a comprehensive data analysis plan
    * Maintain flight test data sets and merge them with qualitative data gathered during the test process
    * Perform other duties as assigned

    Travel Requirements
    10% - 25% travel
    Education & Length of Experience
    Research Engineer/Scientist I

    * A Bachelor's degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related field and a Master's degree in any field.

    Research Engineer/Scientist II

    * A Master's degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related field and a Master's degree in any field and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
    * A Master's degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related field and a Master's degree in any field and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree, or
    * A Doctoral degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related field and a Master's degree in any field.
    NOTE: Consideration will be given to candidates with a Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of experience performing in roles that align with the responsibilities and requirements defined in this position.

    Required Minimum Qualifications

    * Flight test control and conduct experience
    * Experience analyzing flight test data including numerical modeling, statistical computing and software script development
    * Experience developing technical reports, data packages, test plans and safety analysis plans
    * Experience in one or more of the following: flight test planning, flight test data analysis, design of experiments, electronic warfare, radar and/or avionics systems

    Preferred Qualifications

    * Experience in any of the following: test and evaluation of aerospace systems, sensor integration, signal processing, EO/IR sensors and/or knowledge of RF threat systems
    * Experience leading small to mid-sized projects and/or teams
    * Operational experience as an aircraft pilot, Electronic Warfare Officer (EWO), Weapons Systems Officer (WSO)
    * Graduate of United States Air Force Test Pilot School or Navy Test Pilot School
    * Experience in the development of Python scripts, MATLAB, or related mathematical based programming platforms
    * SECRET clearance

    U.S. Citizenship Requirements
    Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.
    Clearance Type Required
    Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire
    Diversity & Inclusion
    Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute's mission of solving the world's most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.
    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

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