System Test Engineer (2)

in Colorado Springs, CO

System Test Engineer (2) Job

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    Colorado Springs, CO 80921, US

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Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a System Test Engineer (2) to join our team at our client’s site in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Seeking a system test engineer to a join an exciting team of test engineers that will be shaping the future of a growing spacecraft ground system solution. The successful candidate will support the testing of both new and existing applications for the Command and Control Systems - Consolidated (CCS-C) ground system as part of the CPASC program. The candidate will play a critical role in a fast paced, agile, software development environment and will provide quality solutions in support of the warfighter.

The qualified candidate will be part of a team responsible for testing COTS applications, custom software, and satellite specific data products in an integrated environment for the latest evolution in satellite ground systems. Applications are hosted on Oracle Linux platforms which serve as virtual machines. Primary responsibilities include preparing and executing formal acceptance tests as well as evaluating software maintenance changes. Collaboration with developers and integrators is integral in determining appropriate validation and regression tests for execution. Effective communication of test status is required during test periods. Application of software CM practices is crucial in this position. Supporting the on-site technical advisory team with user acceptance testing and problem diagnosis is a secondary responsibility. 

Experience and Skills

 -Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Technology or related fields.

-Current Security+ certification or able to obtain within 6 months of hire.

-Minimum of three years experience in a test environment.

-Candidate must be self-motivated and capable of working independently and with others.

-Candidate must be able to articulate technical concepts orally and in written form.

-Active Secret level clearance required.

-Position is located in Colorado Springs, CO.

Additional desired skills:

-Five to eight years’ experience in a test environment.

-Knowledge of Command and Control Consolidated (CCS-C) system.

-Knowledge of Air Force Test Regulations and experience in Air Force formal testing is a plus.

-Satellite operations or related support experience.

-Software coding skills are a plus.

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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Who We Are

Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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