Journeyman Test Engineer

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


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About GaN:


Wanted - Big Brains & Huge Hearts: We are looking for creative and passionate geeks, nerds, thinkers, tinkerers, and builders. ​


Geeks and Nerds is a company that encourages ingenuity, defies the norm, fosters teamwork, and defines the future for the community where we live.  Our dedicated employees are also the owners of Geeks and Nerds. When you join GaN you are not an employee, you are the future owner of Geeks and Nerds. ​


Come join the company and develop innovative solutions to make a positive difference for our community. Come join the exceptionally talented and dedicated co-owners. Come join a company of significance! 


Do you enjoy software testing? We are looking for exceptional candidates for a Journeyman Test Engineer position. Apply today and become an owner where big hearts and big brains meet. ​


Job Overview:


GaN is seeking a Journeyman-level Test Engineer to provide systems engineering support for the Aviation Mission Common Server (AMCS) / Environment Exploitation System (EES) Modular Capabilities Demonstration (MCD) project in support of Software, Simulation, Systems Engineering and Integration (S3I) located in Huntsville, AL.


Project Info:


The AMCS / EES provides the functionality of the currently fielded Improved Data Modem (IDM) 401 Line Replaceable Unit (LRU).  The AMCS / EES MCD project will provide a high level practical and operationally relevant demonstration of the AMCS/EES prototype in a laboratory environment with a focus on proving its capability to perform a subset of the delivered functionality.


  • Produce Test documentation.
  • Provide support and recommendations to S3I customer to ensure that vendors meet the requirements as defined in their Statement of Work.
  • Support the integration and conduct of the IDM-401 LRU functionality demonstration.
  • Support Customer Working Group.


Requirements (minimum):


  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of work experience. 
  • System engineering experience in a laboratory test environment, to include experience setting up demonstration architectures, defining and running Use Cases.
  • Knowledge of Aviation systems such as IDM, BFT2, JBC-P, NW-A Tablet, KGV-72, AMPS and LOS radios such as ARC-201/ARC-231.
  • Development of Test Plans, Procedures and Reports.
  • Self-starter with strong interpersonal communications skills.
  • Ability to successfully complete tasks with minimal direction both working as an individual contributor as well as a team member.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills are required.


Desired Skills:


  • Working knowledge / experience with following standards/technologies:
    • Hardware Open System Technology (HOST),
    • Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACETM),
    • Sensor Open System Architecture (SOSATM),
    • Modular Open Systems Approaches (MOSA), and
    • Open VITA industry standards.



Special Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Successful candidate will have an ACTIVE Secret Security Clearance. 


Equal Opportunity Employer:

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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