Polaris Alpha

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Test engineer for software infrastructure

Test engineer for software infrastructure

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Position Type 
Full Time
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Security Clearance 
Required Secret
APG Aberdeen, MD - Client Site

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Job Description

Polaris Alpha was formed in 2016 through the merger of EOIR Technologies, Intelligent Software Solutions (ISS), PROTEUS Technologies and Intelesys. The Company has approximately 1,200 employees with major offices in Colorado Springs, CO, Fredericksburg, VA, Annapolis Junction, MD, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, and Alexandria, VA as well as customer sites both domestically and internationally. We’re passionate about developing cutting-edge, creative solutions, and fostering a highly sought-out place of employment for many of the brightest minds in the industry. We are the best because we hire the best.

We are a one-of-a-kind mid-tier government contractor provides leading-edge capabilities to three emerging warfighter domains critical to the future of national security: space, cyber, and the electromagnetic spectrum. At Polaris Alpha, we have developed a culture of going above and beyond the normal expectations in the delivery of our work. Our clients and employees are the number one reason why we’re successful, and that formula won’t be changing!

EOIR Technologies, a Polaris Alpha Company, is looking for a candidate will work as a lead Test Engineer to develop test plans and test cases to demonstrate that the Tactical Server Infrastrucutre ( TSIv2) meets customer needs, based on requirements. They support continuous test in the lab environment as well as discrete test events in labs, at customer facilities, or at demonstrations and test exercises. The candidate will act as a member of teams of 3 or 4 software developers, engineers and testers. The candidate will interact with Government customers as well as representatives of other software development contractors.

Responsibilities: The candidate will test software applications and packages to include Microsoft, Cisco and Palo Alto products into the Army tactical hardware/software infrastructure. Familiarity with virtualization technologies, enterprise services (e.g. Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange), and various server and desktop operating systems. Familiarity with server and network hardware. Experience writing test plans & test cases/threads, and executing/supporting test events. Experience with agile software development/scrum. Experience with Battle Command Common Services (BCCS) or other Army infrastructure computing platforms (e.g. IFS) a strong plus. The ability to Support the network infrastructure of the development and test lab as it applies to the tactical environment is a plus.

Required Skills

Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or other Engineering or Technical discipline is required. Must have 3+ years of experience with testing that involve applications and/or software infrastructure.
Experience with application installations and configurations of server and server infrastructure.
Familiar with Microsoft products. Familiar with VMWARE products.

Four additional years of applicable experience may be substituted for the degree. Experience with Army software applications preferred but not required.

Must have strong knowledge of lab and networking configuration as well as VM and server installations and configurations.

Must have strong communication skills and work well in a team.

This position requires the selected candidate to hold an active Department of Defense Secret level security clearance which requires US citizenship while working in support of a government contract.

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