Software Test Engineer - Senior - TGC

Job Locations US-MD-Hanover
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(4/19/2024 8:27 AM)
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Software Test Engineer - Senior- TGC


Be the Difference


Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.


Astrion has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Test Engineer located in Hanover, MD This position provides support to the 47th Cyberspace Test Squadron, under the Astrion Air Force Division.

Our cybersecurity test team is searching for new members that can help us conduct system security analysis on systems and/or software to understand and identify vulnerabilities.  If you enjoy working in a fast-paced multi-disciplinary environment, learning new technology areas, this is the place for you. We provide a number of opportunities to learn ranging from on-the-job training with other team members to formal courses for unique technology areas.

We realize that no one will have all of these qualifications. We are looking for people that can bring a strong foundation in one of the listed areas and are motivated to learn the others.  Position responsibilities can span from compliance testing to penetration testing, depending on skillset.

Working in Hanover, MD, Providing Support for Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA), TX





  • Technical Master's degree, or additional years of qualifying experience
  • A minimum of 3-10 years of work experience, or additional years’ experience for degree substitution
  • U.S. citizenship is required.
  • Requires an active and fully adjudicated TS security clearance and U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants.
  • Ability to interface with contractors developing the system under test (SUT) regarding test objectives, schedules, budgets, and methods of test
  • Must obtain the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Certified Tester Foundational Level (CTFL) certification within 6 months of hire
  • Must obtain the ISTQB Certified Tester Advanced Level-Test Analyst (CTAL-TA) certification within 2 years of hire
  • Must have good writing/oral presentation skills
  • Must be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Analytical skills and problem-solving skills
  • Good organization, decision making, and verbal and written communication skills


  • Working knowledge of the following: Linux, Windows, VMware, OSI Model, Network traffic collection and analysis, enterprise network architecture, communication equipment and technologies, routers, mail and web servers, Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems, firewalls, anti-virus tools, and network traffic generation
  • Programming or scripting skillset 
  • Understanding of AFIN & DODIN architecture



  • Prepare Developmental Test & Evaluation (DT&E) plans, test cases, and report according to established test methodologies and procedures
  • Perform functional testing at the system, interoperability, and integration test levels on various systems and networks under the direction of a Senior Test Engineer
  • Participate in all phases of software and hardware development to include requirements development, risk assessments, and acceptance criteria development
  • Coordinate with customers, test engineers and range engineers to ensure the test infrastructure meet desired test objectives and data collection requirements
  • Actively communicate throughout the acquisition process in order to influence development of a testable capability or product
  • Compile and analyze test results data to determine conformity of the product or capability to the requirements
  • Document change requests/deficiencies of the product or capability as a result of test data analysis
  • Actively participate cooperatively in Agile team planning and test execution

What We Offer


  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Professional development allotment
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule

Who We Are


At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.


We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.


Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!


Astrion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.



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