BAE Systems Software Test Lead in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job Description

The candidate will be responsible for the software requirements verification testing for a tracked combat vehicle s embedded software components in both lab and vehicle environments. Responsibilities include developing and maintaining test documentation, automated test scripts and test tools to support testing. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills are required to develop good test procedures and help determine root cause of test failures. The candidate will also participate in requirements development, working to ensure that the software requirements are testable and consistent with established customer and company engineering principles and practices. As experience, skills and project staffing permits, interested candidates may also be afforded the opportunity to work in an embedded software development support role as well.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate software verification test activities

  • Maintain program software verification test strategy and test plan

  • Analyze software requirements and develop test cases and procedures to achieve requirements-based test coverage

  • Support Software Test Readiness Reviews (TRR),

  • Conduct Formal Qualification Testing (FQT) and the generation of the Software Test Report

  • Design and implement tools to support improvement activities for Software test

  • Record and verify software/hardware issues into a change management system

  • Regression test incremental software development releases

  • Review software requirements for testability

  • Provide oversight to software suppliers software test documentation and test events.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field-?xml:namespace prefix = "o" /->

  • Exceptional interpersonal communication (verbal and written)

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Experience with embedded software and hardware development

  • Understanding and working knowledge of Software Requirement, Design, Development, & Testing principles

  • Experience using C and Ada

  • Experience with automated testing software or test scripting

  • Experience with the Linux/Unix Operating System

  • Experience with Software configuration management tools (i.e. Git, SVN, etc.)

  • Experience with Software issues tracking software (i.e. JIRA, Bugzilla, etc.)

  • Experience with Software requirements management tools such as DOORS

  • Knowledge of black and white box testing approaches

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skill

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Experience with scripting languages (i.e. Bash, Perl, Python)-?xml:namespace prefix = "o" /->

  • Knowledge of vehicle / computing communication busses (Gigabit Ethernet, RS-232, CAN) and their protocols

  • Experience with Ethernet and CANbus troubleshooting

  • Experience with National Instruments products including TestStand, VeriStand, & LabVIEW

  • Experience supporting, implementing, and/or designing high fidelity software simulation models for SIL, HIL, & Real-Time test environments. (Simulink Preferred)

  • Systems and Software requirements analysis (including requirement writing, and specification generation)

  • Experience generating and writing supporting documents such as test system software requirements, user manuals / tools documentation, and software validation documents

  • Develop and maintain test scripts using National Instruments TestStand

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Platforms & Services designs, develops, produces, supports, maintains, modernizes and upgrades armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor. Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Software Test Lead


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