196296 - Test Planning and Execution - Systems Engineer
CA-Central California
$36 to $100.00 DOE
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Test Planning and Execution - Systems Engineer for an opening in Palmdale, CA

An ideal candidate will be familiar with how modern tactical aircraft are used in operational environments, comprehend the fundamentals of safety critical software systems, and have a strong background in meticulously testing capabilities at the system of systems levels. Candidate must also have the communication and leadership ability to assist a team of multidisciplinary engineers to quickly navigate from an envisioned future concept to a comprehensive set of Vehicle Systems-Level test procedures that ensure requirements fulfillment and SW stability/reliability. External and customer interaction will be required. Candidate must be open-minded to embracing new approaches to continuously integrating, testing, and delivering aviation systems relative to legacy waterfall programs. Candidate should expect to be asked at times to conduct business in vastly revolutionary ways than to which they are accustomed. Candidate must have strong technical background, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, in-depth understanding of military aircraft functionality, and demonstrated integration and test experience.

• Working Knowledge of Aircraft Systems and Familiarity with the Operational Use of a Modern Tactical Airborne Platform
• Strong oral and written communication skills needed to lead multidisciplinary teams through planning and testing.
Desired Qualifications
• Experience with Systems Integration and Test
• Proven Experience Developing and Executing Test Plans and Procedures
• Experience with verification, integration and test processes, and strong lab skills
• Experience with test automation
• Experience with Agile SW Development and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD)
• A working knowledge of software development, avionics, IT/Infrastructure, systems engineering, or aviation could all prove useful in the collaboration with surrounding disciplines
• Experience with Pilot-in-the-Loop Simulation/Experimentation a plus
• Some level of understanding of Linux with the ability/willingness for on-the-job growth in experience
• First-hand experience coding software a plus for this System Level Test Position
• Experience with GitLab, Atlassian, Ansible, Cucumber Test, 3DX, qTest, C++, XML, or Python a plus
• Current Security+ Certification a plus
• Experience with Rhapsody, MagicDraw, or other model-based software development a plus

• Bachelors or Above Degree in STEM Discipline


Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Christophor Long
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x179 or (800) 927-9318 x179

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.