Software Quality Assurance / Test Engineer Jobs in Atlanta, GA at Maxar Technologies

Title: Software Quality Assurance / Test Engineer

Company: Maxar Technologies

Location: Atlanta, GA

Salary: $100K – $150K*

Category: Aerospace & Defense

Maxar is seeking an independent, creative and driven Software Developer to help our team in Atlanta, GA by analyzing and characterizing big data and a range of other data sources for National Security purposes. The ideal candidate is passionate about technology and able to learn quickly.

Why us?

We build advanced algorithms to gain analytic insights from a large range of open source and government data

We enable machine learning systems, automate workflow, and design and develop custom applications for unique national-security mission

We operate an end-to-end predictive analytics platform unlike any other within the US Government

We provide training to expand your skills and challenges to develop them

Our client’s missions are vital to national security, so we’re mission-first always

Our work environment is relaxed business casual

At our, core we believe and practice social responsibility

What would you be doing?

Contribute to the development of data analytics, user workflows and interfaces, security authentication, and service call architecture comprising a family of applications in our software suite

Test prototype software and evaluate complex, cutting-edge systems that focus on collecting, parsing, managing, analyzing, and visualizing large sets of data to extract meaningful knowledge, as well as test web front end UI applications

Work with emerging technologies and data science techniques in support of endeavors to address the critical needs of the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and other government agencies.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be a US Citizen

Must be willing and able to obtain a TS/SCI with CI Polygraph

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

At least 5 years of technical experience

Experience with JavaScript web frameworks (Angular, React, Backbone, jQuery, Ember)

Willing to work onsite in Atlanta, GA; remote work may be possible if accompanied by superior qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

Proven experience as a Quality Assurance Tester or similar role

Experience in project management and QA methodology

Familiarity with Scrum Master role/duties

Familiarity with Configuration Management (CI/CD workflows)

Ability to document and troubleshoot errors

Cloud services (AWS, GCP, Azure, IBM, Rackspace)

Containerization (Docker, Linux containers, Jails)

The familiarity of IC analyst workflows

Experience with SSL/PKI, to include the ability to isolate and resolve SSL-related server and client issues

Experience with Agile development methodologies and tools (e.g. Atlassian Jira and Confluence)

Experience with development tools such as Git, Eclipse, Maven

Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

Effective oral and written communication skills to include active listening

Linux experience

Ability to automate UI tests

Create test plans for software

Knowledge of testing REST APIs, including tools for automation

Scripting language experience is a plus

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