Senior Test Engineer (Telecoms)

1 month ago(12/11/2017 10:21 AM)
Required Clearance
TS/SCI with Polygraph
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

The successful Tester must have:

  • 5 years of experience in planning, developing and implementing testing activities with, but not limited to, software applications.
  • Ability and willingness to learn a new skill set quickly.
  • Ability to take direction and eventually be able to conduct tasking without direct interaction.
  • Ability to work independently.

 Candidates must have experience in two or more of the following areas:

  • Developing, implementing and maintaining software testing techniques and practices.
  • Developing test plans and procedures for unit, integration system and regression testing.
  • Defining, training and leading the test process.
  • Mapping requirements to unit, integration, and system tests.
  • Scripting writing using Perl, Python, Bourne shell, or C shell.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.


Clearance Requirements:

TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Preferred Skillsets:

Candidates with the following skill sets along with the required skill sets are preferred:

  • Experience with the customer is a plus.
  • Experience with test equipment such as VePal, Sunset, Tbird, JDSU.
  • Experience with Wireshark.
  • Experience or knowledge of SDH/SONET and telecommunications.
  • Understanding of basic Layer 2 and Layer 3 networking.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Test Engineer (Telecoms). This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.



Candidates must demonstrate a passion for innovation and the ability to further enhance General Dynamics Mission Systems' technology.




Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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