Software Test Engineer

Job Locations GA-Augusta
Work Region
Information Technology
Ability to Obtain Secret

Position Summary

The Software Test Engineer is also responsible for 98-Software Test Descriptions (STDs) that are implemented quarterly to ensure that both the PdM Mission Network and PdM Network Modernization program are meeting the requirement traceability matrix (RTM). The Software Test Engineer is also responsible of the Contract Witness Testing (CWT), Government Witness Testing (GWT), and Customer Acceptance Testing (CAT). The results of the STDs are submitted to the government through a Software Test Report (STR).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Write and deliver monthly reports on the testing procedures taken and ensuring results or findings to working meetings to develop software that supports the needs of the client.
  • Test troubleshooting methods, devise innovative solutions, and documented resolutions for inclusion in knowledge based for support team use.
  • Identify specific software applications through vendors (Cisco, Palo Alto, Aruba) and implement test procedures to ensure products perform to specifications prior to government witness testing of system.
  • Gather data on integration issues and vulnerabilities and reported all findings including improvement recommendations for future use and design of the Network Modernization systems.
  • Provide organizational skills through a software development process by meeting strict deadlines and maintaining good rapport with the client and supporting the entire SDLC for the product by working across teams to give technical guidance.
  • Meet the CMMI Level 3 requirements for a Software Test Engineer through creation of a Master Test Plan, Software Test Plans, Test Descriptions, and Test Reports.
  • Work with the Software Development team to create products that align with customer needs and requirements.
  • Design manual and automated tests that can be used to evaluate software from various angles, such as quality, speed, accuracy, and functionality (including white box, black box, and gray box testing methods).
  • Communicate the recommended fixes to the software development team along with documentation that backs up what needs to be addressed and how.
  • Convert manual test cases into automated cases in an existing framework using PowerShell and VBS.
  • Obtain customer feedback and make recommendations based on learnings.


Knowledge and Skills

  • 5 years’ experience as a Software Test Engineer or similar role
  • 2+ years of Professional Coding experience with any programming language
  • 2+ years of relevant experience as part of a test team
  • 2+ years of experience contributing to test automation and frameworks.
  • Experience applying different software testing techniques, such as equivalent class portioning and boundary value testing.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Technical field such as IT, Engineering, Math, Physics, or similar with Computer Science coursework or minor. Computer Science Degree accepted but not required.



  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an active Secret Clearance


Other Qualifications

  • Relevant industry certifications, such as the Certified associate in software Testing (CAST) or the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Certification.

Special Note

The position is contingent upon candidate’s ability to meet physical and medical requirements as needed by the position; including compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local jurisdictional requirements.

Government or customer site-specific requirements may include, but are not limited to, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status, except in circumstances where a candidate is legally entitled to an accommodation.

Company Policy


MAG Aerospace (MAG) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to our positions.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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MAG provides reasonable accommodation to applicants under the guidance of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam-Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and certain state and/or local laws.


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