Software Test Automator - Junior - TGC

Job Locations US-TX-San Antonio
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(6/13/2024 10:20 AM)
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Software Test Engineer - Junior - 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 Junior Software Test Automator located in at Lackland AFB, TX. 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 Baltimore, MD, Providing Support for Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA), TX






  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline and 0-3 years of technical experience -OR- Associate’s Degree in a technical discipline and 4 years of technical experience -OR- HS Diploma or Equivalent and 6 years of technical experience.
  • Active Secret and the ability to maintain a Secret clearance. U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants.
  • Knowledge of Waterfall & Agile software development methodologies.
  • Analytical skills and problem-solving skills in the area of software engineering.
  • Good organization, decision making, and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent self-initiative and self-motivation with the ability to work under minimal supervision. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Good organization, decision making, and verbal and written communication skills.




  • Working knowledge of the following: Linux, Windows, VMware, Kubernetes, Elastic, Git, Robot Framework, Selenium, Bash, PowerShell, Cypress, HTML, CSS, XML, JSON, Jira, Confluence, Zephyr, Git, Gitlab, Bitbucket, Docker, Jenkins, and VSCode.
  • Programming or scripting skillset (Python, Java, JavaScript, PowerShell).
  • Ability to examine and debug failures in automated scripts.
  • Ability to maintain test automation frameworks in a timely manner.
  • Strong verbal communication skills to effectively collaborate with fellow TAEs and development team in creating test automation plans and reporting.
  • Development tools and services, and current IDE.
  • Basic understanding of Software Security and Open Source, cloud and virtualization software and services.
  • Knowledgeable on various Software Development Lifecycles.
  • Development methodologies (agile, waterfall).
  • Test automation using Jenkins (build continuous integration jobs), Robot Framework, etc.).


  • Will assist in providing test automation research, development, test and evaluation support for all phases of test automation as the recognized technical expert.
  • Will assist in Software Engineering support, will cover entire test automation conception, emerging research and test to fielding decisions.
  • Research, design, develop, and/or modify test automation using various industry tools for systems and/or applications software.
  • Planning of system automation deployment as well as responsible for meeting software compliance standards
  • Evaluates interface between hardware and software, operational requirements, and characteristics of overall system.
  • Documents testing and maintenance of system corrections.

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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