Junior Software Test Engineer, DPSS Windows products in Ridgecrest, CA at DCS

Date Posted: 12/3/2021

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COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. As a federal contractor, DCS is required to comply with Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Effective January 18, 2022, DCS will require all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated before their start date unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation.

Junior Software Test Engineer, Windows products, DPSS

The Digital Precision Strike Suite (DPSS) is seeking a motivated software tester to perform manual and automated testing and related quality assurance activities on native applications for the Windows platforms.

Essential Job Functions:

Perform manual functional and UI tests on native platform applications.

Develop test cases based on written requirements and existent application functionality.

Find, document and track bugs and defects in Jira.

Develop, code and maintain automated test cases for native applications on Windows.

Work closely with the development team, systems engineers and subject matter experts to develop and execute test procedures.

Analyze and improve current test processes and procedures.

Work with stake holders and technical writers to document and describe current defects and software readiness.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering preferred. 

Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance.

Experience in software systems or software development.

Experience in working with applications on the Windows platform.

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

Superb written and verbal communication skills.

Must have excellent work ethic, time management skills and a strong attention to detail.

Desired Skills:

Experience with DoD command and control systems or tactical data systems.

Experience in developing and debugging applications on either native Windows platform.

Enjoys self learning, tinkering and fiddling with technology products.

Proficiency with at least one programming languages such as C#, Java, Python or C++.

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