Software Test Engineer - Mid-Level - TGC

Job Locations US-TX-San Antonio/JBSA Lackland
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/7/2024 1:59 PM)
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Software Test Engineer - Mid-Level - 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 an SE-3 Software Test Engineer for the TMAS 2 96 CTG Task Order, supporting the 47 CTS / TGC.


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.





TRAVEL:  25%




  • Technical BS Degree and 3-10 years of applicable experience. Additional experience may be substituted for education.
  • Requires an active and fully adjudicated Top Secret/SCI security clearance, and the ability maintain a TS/SCI security clearance.  U.S. Citizenship.
  • Must obtain the ISTQB 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.
  • Advanced experience with Windows (Power Shell) and Linux (Kali and Ubuntu) command line interface.
  • Basic understanding of the Agile mindset and methodologies, including Agile project management.
  • Intermediate ability to interface effectively with customers, end-users, technical leads, and program management throughout the full software development lifecycle.
  • Intermediate experience designing, writing, reviewing, and executing test plans, procedures, reports, and technical documentation.
  • Excellent self-initiative and self-motivation with the ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Analytical skills and problem-solving skills.
  • Intermediate verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Intermediate ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies and innovations.
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office Suite.





  • Knowledgeable on various Software Development Lifecycles.
  • Advanced experience working in Windows, Linux (Kali and Ubuntu), and VMware environments.
  • Intermediate experience with Agile/Scrum Framework and Issue Management Tools (e.g., Confluence, Jira, Azure DevOps).
  • Intermediate knowledge in Web technologies, Mobile technologies, Embedded systems, Communication protocols, or Data science.
  • Working knowledge of OSI model, TCP/IP networking, architecture, and core technologies (e.g. Network traffic collection and analysis, enterprise network architecture, routers, mail and web servers, Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems, firewalls, anti-virus tools, network traffic generation).
  • Basic knowledge of systems engineering concepts, user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) applications.




  • Support test managers in the development of test plans, reports and customer communications following established test methodologies and procedures.
  • Prepare Developmental Test & Evaluation (DT&E) test cases, and 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 evaluation criteria refinement.
  • Coordinate with customers, test engineers and range engineers to ensure the test infrastructure meet desired test objectives and data collection requirements.
  • Actively participate 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.



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.


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