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Systems Integration & Test Engineer- Automation



17d ago

  • Job
    Expert Level
  • Software Engineering
  • Colorado Springs

AI generated summary

  • You need a Secret clearance, experience in software development with JavaScript, automated testing skills, proficiency in Atlassian tools, leadership in diverse test teams, and knowledge of customer requirements and testing strategies. Additional qualifications include space operations experience, fast-paced software development experience, and proficiency with languages such as JAVA, Python, C#, C++.
  • You will lead system integration, testing, and evaluation efforts, develop test strategies, analyze data, and provide customer support. Coordinate labor, schedules, and resources for successful system transitions.


  • This position requires the candidate possess a minimum of a Secret clearance with ability to upgrade to TS/SCI. The candidate must obtain and maintain the clearance.
  • Associate degree with a minimum of 10 years of experience; OR minimum of 8 years with a Bachelor's degree; OR minimum of 6 years with a Master's degree; OR minimum of 3 years with PhD. Four (4) years of additional experience may be considered in lieu of a bachelor's degree.
  • Previous experience in software development with JavaScript.
  • Experience in automated testing is required, with hands-on experience emphasizing automation over manual or paper-based testing methods.
  • Demonstrated experience with software testing tools such as:
  • Selenium
  • Nightwatch
  • Postman
  • J-Unit
  • Git-Lab/Git-Ops/Auto-build test pipelines
  • Experience working exclusively within Atlassian Suite of Tools to include Jira and Confluence.
  • Must have previous experience in guiding diverse, multidisciplined test teams, overseeing the development, maintenance, and implementation of test strategies.
  • Must plan, execute, and provide feedback regarding test objectives, test plans, test outcomes, test discrepancies, test tools evaluation, and test metrics.
  • Proficiency in leading teams across various domains including Agile, DevSecOps, Pipeline management, Systems Integration, Systems Engineering, and Hardware/Software Testing is necessary.
  • Must be proficient with customer requirements elicitation, decomposition, and experience with drafting Requirements Verification/Traceability Matrices, SDDs, VDDs, and IDDs.
  • Must be able to obtain a DoD sponsored CAC.
  • Desired Qualifications:
  • Space Operations experience (DoD or Commercial) highly preferred.
  • Experience working with formal, large systems integration and testing, ACAT-III programs and higher.
  • Experience working with fast-paced software development, to include rapid deployment, quick releases, 3-week sprint cycles, and continuous improvement and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines.
  • Previous experience in software development with languages such as JAVA, Python, C#, C++.
  • Experience with Cloud Enterprise deployment (hardware, software, multi-functional system-of-systems) highly desired.


  • Interpret customer needs and technical constraints to devise solutions for system integration, testing, evaluation, and transition of systems at the enterprise level. Coordinate labor, schedules, and resources for these processes.
  • Develop and enforce standards, practices, and procedures for integration, testing, and evaluation.
  • Evaluate system architectures, designs, and requirements for integration impacts.
  • Design, implement, and oversee test and evaluation strategies to ensure system reliability.
  • Derive and evaluate testability requirements and ensure enterprise capabilities comply with standards.
  • Generate verification approaches and customer acceptance criteria.
  • Lead comprehensive test and evaluation planning and execution, coordinating with other teams.
  • Assess readiness for system integration, test, evaluation, and transition activities.
  • Analyze test data and recommend changes to testing processes, configurations, or requirements.
  • Implement testing processes and ensure adherence to established procedures.
  • Produce reports on each test activity and track metrics.
  • Analyze system performance and prepare evaluation reports and risk assessments.
  • Conduct integration regression testing and validate fixes.
  • Provide direct customer support during integration, test, and evaluation.
  • Monitor for process improvement opportunities and report findings to management regularly.


What security clearance is required for this position?

This position requires a minimum of a Secret clearance with the ability to upgrade to TS/SCI. The candidate must obtain and maintain the clearance.

What experience is required for this position?

The candidate should have experience in software development with JavaScript, automated testing tools such as Selenium and Postman, and working with Atlassian Suite of Tools including Jira and Confluence. They should also have experience guiding diverse test teams, leading system integration, and working in agile environments.

What qualifications are preferred for this position?

Space Operations experience, experience with formal systems integration and testing programs, rapid software development experience, proficiency in languages like JAVA, Python, C#, C++, and experience with Cloud Enterprise deployment are preferred qualifications.

Where should the candidate be located for this position?

The candidate should be local to Colorado Springs, CO, Melbourne, FL, or Chantilly, VA to support the Space Force customer.

Fearlessly solving the toughest national security challenges.


Mission & Purpose

Do the can't be done. At Peraton, we're at the forefront of delivering the next big thing every day. We're the partner of choice to help solve some of the world's most daunting challenges, delivering bold, new solutions to keep people around the world safer and more secure. How do we do it? By thinking differently. We're not mired in the past. We look at all problems with fresh eyes. We look past the obvious to bring the best talent, tech, and ideas together to completely transform how things get done. So bring your unique ideas, your entrepreneurial spirit, and your drive to succeed and get ready to be part of something bigger. Get ready to do the can't be done.