|Title||Systems Test Engineer|
|Description||The Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI), located on the Johns Hopkins University Campus in Baltimore, MD, is the science operations center for the Hubble Space Telescope and the science and mission operations center for the James Webb Space Telescope, scheduled to launch in October, 2018. Take part in work at the forefront of astronomy in a job that will allow you to be a part of history and offers a competitive salary and generous benefits.
The Archive Sciences Branch in the Operations and Engineering Division (OED) is seeking a Software Test Engineer to work in the multi-mission archive at the STScI, ensuring that the archive data and meta-data are accurate, easily found, clearly presented and delivered to the user. The software test engineer in this role will test multiple user interfaces, which have a number of tools and search capabilities to allow the user to search, examine, and select data. The software test engineer will be responsible for reviewing software requirements, creating of test cases, executing tests (both manual and automated), reporting defects/bugs, and preparing test plans, procedures and reports. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
|Requirements||Qualified candidates must have Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a technically related field.
Candidates with experience with any of the following skills and testing methodologies are preferred:
•Data and database testing. This includes ensuring proper delivery, ingest and propagation of the data and consistency and quality assurance in the application layer that uses the database. Knowledge of relational databases and SQL strongly preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
Substitution of additional relevant education or experience for the stated qualification may be considered.
This position requires US Citizenship or Permanent Residence in order to meet ITAR requirements.
STScI offers an excellent benefits package, tuition reimbursement, competitive salaries, and a stimulating work environment. Interested candidates are requested to complete an on-line application through our website athttp://www.stsci.edu/jobs or the “Apply Online” link at the bottom of this posting. Please provide a resume in the “Resume Upload Section.” Please include job #17-0019 in the filename. Applications received by February 27, 2017 will receive full consideration.
AURA, as a leader in the astronomical community, is committed to diversity and inclusion. AURA develops and supports programs that advance our organizational commitment to diversity, broaden participation, and encourage the advancement of diversity throughout the astronomical scientific workforce. Learn more at http://www.aura-astronomy.
STScI sees the diversity of our staff as a strategic priority in our desire to create a first-rate scientific community. We reflect that deep commitment in strongly encouraging women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals to apply for these opportunities.
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