Test Engineer in Dulles, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Dulles, VA
  • Duration:
    36 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is looking for a Senior Test Engineer for our client, a leading aerospace and defense contractor. After reading the job info below, if interested, email an updated resume (in Word format).

Job Title: Senior Test Engineer

Location: Dulles, VA

Job Description

The chosen candidate will design, develop, and execute test procedures and automated test scripts for spacecraft test.


  • Work independently and in teams to develop and maintain test software scripts and procedures based on process improvements, product line changes and new requirements
  • Perform system level testing of spacecraft sub systems (Electrical Power subsystems, Command and Data Handling, Thermal Control Systems, propulsion, etc) using satellite ground station software, automated scripts, and EGSE
  • Learn and develop proficiency on ground command and telemetry support systems
  • Design and develop ground support hardware and software as needed
  • Evaluate and implement Lean and 6 Sigma solutions to decrease cycle times
  • Writing and testing MAESTRO, STOL or Test Language Scripts


  • Experience with space and spacecraft
  • Experienced developing/designing automated test scripts
  • Expert level knowledge of Python/Perl
  • Experience with MAESTRO, STOL or Test language scripts

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline. Work experience can be substituted for degree requirements.

As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of support.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. Submit your resume today! To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pay Rate is based on experience.