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Autonomous Systems Software Test Engineer



Full Time

On Site


Lynnwood, Washington, United States


Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for an Autonomous Systems Software Development Test Engineer to support the development as well as the testing and integration of Underwater Vehicle programs that address existing and emerging maritime missions of national importance for a broad range of customers across multiple Department of Defense agencies. This position is located at either the Lynnwood or Poulsbo, WA office. Opportunities exist for hybrid or remote work in some cases. This position is expected to require some travel to support on-site testing at various sites across the country.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Review and test code across multiple projects
  • Develop and write integration tests for software
  • Support development of unit and module tests
  • Work with continuous integration systems to automate testing
  • Document and develop test plans for acceptance verification tests
  • Understand software requirements to validate software designs
  • Understand and read code for system autonomy software in C++ or other languages
  • Identify software defects in new and legacy applications
  • Contribute to the enhancement of our software development processes and methodologies

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience or Master’s degree with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience
  • Eligibility to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance
  • Basic language skills in C++ within a Linux environment
  • Core language skills in Python (or similar) for writing integration tests
  • Experience with GTest or similar unit test frameworks
  • Experience with Bamboo, Jenkins, or other Continuous Integration systems
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in written reports
  • Attention to detail when recording or executing testing events
  • An eagerness to collaborate with cross-functional teams to support overall system testing
  • Constant integrity in working with our employees and customers
  • Ability to obtain Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with hardware device interface testing
  • Experience with electronics lab testing equipment
  • Background with the design, development, integration, and test of autonomous or remotely operated undersea vehicle systems
  • Experience with Agile-based methodologies using the Atlassian tool suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket) or similar tools
  • Familiarity with MBSE Systems Modeling Language (SysML) tools such as Cameo Magic Draw
  • Range of experience in languages such as C#, Java, Python, Rust, and others
  • Experience with virtualized development and production environments

Pay Range:Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.