Software Test Engineer \ AMCS

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
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Regular Full-Time


At Geeks and Nerds, your achievements directly contribute to GaN’s success.  As an employee owned company, your innovative solutions to unique problems will make the team grow. We want you to be a part of our success, helping not only grow your career, but expanding our horizons to new opportunities leading to future success. 


GaN has a need for a MultiCore Processor (MCP)/Software Test Engineer for the Aviation Mission Common Server (AMCS) System Integration and Management project. This candidate will be instrumental in configuration and operation of a Systems Integration Lab (SIL) to test new multi-Core Processor (MCP) architectures for a next generation Army computing environment. The testing environment will be utilized as an integral process of achieving necessary software Airworthiness certification and other certifications for Army and NATO Army Avionics air MCP platforms 


Responsibilities Include

  • Writing software test scripts, performing and automating data acquisition, and developing appropriate test configurations. 
  • Configuration and maintenance of Linux user accounts and tools Implementation and automation of Test Procedures used to test hosted software applications.
  • Capturing of formal Test Artifacts required for System and Software Airworthiness software certifications. 
  • Development of Software Test Plans (STPs), Software Test Verification Procedures (STVPs) and Software Test Reports (STRs).
  • Adhere to scheduled deliveries and function within a formal Agile Development Environment. 
  • Create and maintain Software Defect Reports (DRs) in line with formal Software Testing activities. 
  • Update and maintain software repositories in a formally configured software system. 




Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 5+ years’ relevant experience; Masters degree and 2+ years of experience; PhD degree and 0 years of experience; years of experience can be used in lieu of degree.




Required Skills: 

  • Experience working with multi-processor systems and real time operating systems and a fundamental understanding of real time programming constraints of data persistence, preemption, scheduling mechanisms, and shared memory constructs, cache memory, and interrupt processing is highly desired. 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, write and execute Software Test Plans (STPs), Software Test Verification Procedures (STVPs) and Software Test Reports (STRs).
  • Understanding of CM processes to include working with Software Change systems, and software Configuration Management systems such as SVN, ClearCase, or GIT.  
  • Experience with Python, BASH, and DOS or other script and interpretive languages typically used to automate test execution and archive results. 
  • Experience with real time data interface processing.   
  • Previous experience assessing the performance characteristics of applications in terms of memory usage and bandwidth, memory management units, DDR memory, memory controllers, input/output memory management and interference channel testing. 
  • Experience with C/C++ programming in both CLI and graphical IDE environments 
  • Fundamental understanding of Object Oriented design and programming. 
  • Demonstrated self-starter with strong interpersonal communications skills and ability to work across geographically diverse groups. 
  • Ability to successfully complete tasks with minimal direction working as an individual contributor as well as a team member. 
  • Work hour expectation is Monday- Friday, 8:00am- 5:00pm





Geeks and Nerds Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. Geeks and Nerds Corporation participates in E-Verify.


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