Rockwell Collins Senior System & Software Test Engineer in Cranberry Twp, Pennsylvania

Requisition ID: 11036

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Senior System & Software Test Engineer to join our team in Cranberry Twp, PA (IMS INC) (5270). Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Job Summary

The System and Software Test Engineer will be responsible for integration and acceptance testing of Security Command and Control systems, including user interfaces, server applications, integrated video surveillance subsystems, integrated access control and intrusion detection subsystems and various other software and system components related to the security of critical infrastructure facilities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Capturing and analyzing customer and system requirements.

  • Developing and maintaining test documentation, including plans, procedures and reports.

  • Performing manual execution of written test procedures, exploratory testing, regression testing and performance testing.

  • Developing and maintaining custom automated test scripts.

  • Identifying and documenting software/system defects and questionable functions.

  • Review software defects trends, identify systemic root causes and process improvements and recommend new approaches, tools, techniques that drive continuous improvements in software development processes.

  • Configuring and using various lab equipment and components utilized in the test environment.

  • Participating in cross-functional project teams representing the test team.

  • Understanding and following all related software and systems engineering processes and procedures.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a technical discipline (Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, etc.).

  • Certification examples: CST, CSTE, CSTP, or CSTA

  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residence (Green Card) is required.

  • Five (5) or more years related experience in:

  • Formal test cycles (planning, documentation, execution, analysis and reporting).

  • Formal software engineering life cycles and processes.

  • Manual and automated testing.

  • Software quality assurance.

  • Requirements based testing and management of requirements traceability.

  • Testing client-server applications.

  • Experience with the Microsoft Windows operating system.

  • Experience with change management processes and procedures.

  • Experience in adhering to IEEE software quality assurance and test standards.

  • Knowledge and experience with ISO-9001 and CMMI standards.

  • Knowledge and experience in adhering to configuration management standards (including the use of configuration management “CM” tools).

Skills to be successful in the role:

  • Demonstrated ability to complete assigned tasks on-time and within budget in a results-driven environment.

  • Strong problem solving, analytical skills, and attention to detail in order to learn and adapt to new technologies

  • Self-motivated with excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to work with team members across geographical locations and time zones.

  • Ability to interface and collaborate with clients, peers, other departments and all levels of management to develop and improve solutions, and to build and maintain rapport and relationships.

  • Ability to complete multiple projects/assignments concurrently while adjusting to changing priorities.

  • Proficiency with PC applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

  • Strong ethics, interpersonal skills, flawless communication skills, and the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning.

Desired Experience:

  • Experience with real-time client-server based systems (e.g. SCADA).

  • Experience with testing in both AGILE and Waterfall development environments.

  • Experience with automated test tools and developing automated test procedures / scripts (e.g. Test Complete).

  • Experience with automated build and continuous integration.

  • Experience with programming in high-level software development languages (C# / C++).

  • Experience with virtualized environments (VMware).

  • Concentration in user interface and database testing.

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that’s just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.