The Boeing Company F-15 Lead Software Test Engineer in Maryland Heights, Missouri
Tapestry Solutions, A Boeing Company, comes with over 30 years of industry experience designing, implementing, training, and supporting logistics information systems.
We have over 800 employees worldwide supporting our customers with high-quality, innovative, and cost-effective information technology and business intelligence solutions. Tapestry Solutions supports 85 defense, commercial and government customers from over 50 US locations and nine countries, including multiple forward operating bases in Afghanistan.
This role will be a lead the Test Team of the F-15/T-38 Mission Planning Organization to ensure the delivery of quality products to the United States Air Force (USAF) and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers. The role will also be an integral part of the migration to the next generation mission planning system over the next five years. Specifically, test driven development and the introduction of automated testing.
Title: F-15 Lead Software Test Engineer
Location: Maryland Heights, Mo
Lead the Development and execution of detailed test procedures in support of the F-15/T-38 Mission Planning program. Develops software verification plans, test procedures and test environments, executing the test procedures and documenting test results to ensure software system requirements are met. Develops, selects, tailors and deploys software processes, tools and metrics. Understands user requirements and needs and has the ability to triage and troubleshoot defects.
Train, task, and review the work of junior test engineers.
Provides subject matter expertise on software testing methodologies and processes to other technical and support personnel.
Develops and maintains test plans for software products.
Develops and maintains test procedures for software products.
Teach others to Develop and maintain test plans and procedures.
Performs integration testing on software products.
Performs formal qualification testing on software products.
Documents test results for integration testing and formal qualification testing.
Debriefs test team to evaluate test performance and obtains authorization to break/alter configuration.
Prepares special test procedures to support failure investigation.
Develops the plan for the next test activities or events based on results.
Authorizes reallocation, disposition or refurbishment of test articles and assets.
Supports the development and verification of test methods.
Develops test plans to identify test approach, resources (e.g., people, capital, facilities), schedules and cost estimates that meet applicable requirements, standards and regulations.
Develops detailed test procedures, and instrumentation and configuration definition, needed to perform the test and minimize risk within the constraints of the test plan.
Develop automated test procedures.
Analyzes, processes, and formats data to customer requirements.
Reviews software, including off-nominal data, for accuracy and quality.
Gathers information from sources such as specifications, technology experts, contracts, test plans and system engineering to define complex test requirements, facilities and test articles in accordance with applicable program Statement of Work (SOW) and regulatory requirements as a basis for test planning.
Performs test in accordance with approved test plan/procedure and applicable policies.
Troubleshoots and addresses anomalies.
Makes decisions based on emergent conditions.
Collects data for processing as required.
Defines and oversees test configuration work by providing work instructions and detailed change information.
Coordinates the integration of test specific hardware and validates conformance to test specifications.
Conducts test readiness reviews, safety reviews and data/control systems checkout to minimize risks.
Performs calibrations and system check-out/validation to satisfy test requirements.
Develops and validates software for data acquisition and analysis.
Prepares complex daily execution plans for effective use of all test resources.
Presents test results internally.
Documents and reports lessons learned and performance metrics to improve future testing and makes recommendations to improve processes.
Archives data and reports as required.
May construct, document and check out code by utilizing software development environment tools and programming languages in order to implement test scripts.
Participates in peer reviews.
Troubleshoots and investigates difficult problems across software components.
Evaluates proposed solutions to problems.
For all phases of the software life cycle: develops, selects, tailors and deploys processes and tools; establish metrics; and utilizes regulations and industry standards.
Supports operational and integration issues.
Performs other duties as assigned.
This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires, among other things, US Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required
Required Education and/or Experience:
5+ years of experience working in a professional environment
3+ years of experience in software test procedure development, test execution, and test reporting
Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or other technical degree
1+ years of experience with Scaled Agile Framework or Agile Methodologies
Preferred Education and/or Experience:
3+ years of experience with the use or development of automated testing techniques
Experience with software configuration management tools such as Team Foundation Server/Azure DevOps
Typical Education and/or Experience Qualifications:
Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
This position does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.
Drug Free Workplace:
Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.
All information provided will be checked and may be verified.
Please apply ASAP for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date.
Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.