Software QA Automation Engineer II Job at AeroVironment, Melbourne, FL

  • AeroVironment
  • Melbourne, FL

Job Description

Software QA Automation Engineer II Location Melbourne, FL : Worker Type Regular Summary The Software QA Automation Engineer II designs automated solutions to perform applicable software validations. In this role, one regularly collaborates with our development team but also operates with a large degree of autonomy. Position Responsibilities
  • Participates in the design, expansion and maintenance of automated testing suite
  • Defines and plan scope, resource needs, benchmarks and goals of manual & automation work
  • Defines and implement QA practices, procedures, standards and reporting
  • Identifies project risks, quantify risk/benefit relationships and provide alternative solutions as well as risk mitigation
  • Support system test engineering & Mil-Std testing
  • Perform hardware tests and document process/results
  • Write scripts to automate hardware testing
  • Design production test fixtures/tooling
  • Support informal testing of prototypes and R&D projects
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)
    • Bachelor's degree in related discipline is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
    • Minimum 2- 5 years of relevant experience
    • Experienced in Software QA automation
    • Working knowledge of drones, fixed wing aircraft, robotics and/or electromechanical systems
    • Experience operating uncrewed systems or video games
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel & PowerPoint
    • Excellent documentation and organizational skills
    • Understanding general safety practices around robotic systems, machinery, and ESD-sensitive hardware
    • Self-driven & solution-focused attitude towards problem solving
    Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies
    • Jira/Confluence, Polarion
    • Programming (Python, C++, Scripts)
    • Lab equipment (power supplies, electronic loads, thermal chamber)
    • Power & hand tools
    • Demonstrates strong debugging / problem resolution skills, and competency in multitasking and handling multiple time critical issues / projects simultaneously
    • Demonstrates passion to continuously improve and execute tests for a faster and higher quality result
    • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
    • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
    • Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
    • Takes ownership and responsibility for current and past work products
    • Is committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others, and the company
    • Has effective interpersonal and communication skills
    • Focuses on teamwork, collaboration and puts the success of the team above one's own interests
    Physical Demands
    • Ability to work in an office and R&D environment (Constant)
    • Required to sit and stand for long periods; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard (Frequent)
    The salary range for this role is: $79,706 - $119,558 AeroVironment considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the location, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills. ITAR Requirement: This position requires access to information that is subject to compliance with the International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”). In order to comply with the requirements of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific documentation to verify U.S. person status under the ITAR and the EAR. A “U.S. person” according to their definition is a U.S. citizen, U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder), or protected individual such as a refugee, or asylee. See 22 CFR § 120.15. Some positions will require current U.S. Citizenship due to contract requirements. Benefits: AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit: . We also encourage you to review our company website at to learn more about us. Principals only need apply. NO agencies please. Who We Are Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC. Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty - and succeed. What We Do Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition. AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply. ITAR U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or asylee/refugee status as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) required.

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