COLSA Corporation AFIPPS Test Engineer - TMAS Engineering Technician 3 in San Antonio, Texas

AFIPPS Test Engineer - TMAS Engineering Technician 3

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Founded in 1980, COLSA Corporation’s team of cyber engineers, analysts and professionals across the US provide government customers with the latest and most sophisticated engineering, programmatic, and information technology services.

Centered at the core of its values, COLSA knows its people are its most valuable resource. In addition to receiving a competitive compensation package, our employees enjoy offerings such as flexible work schedules, paid time off, benefits that begin on the date of hire, recognition programs, tuition and certification assistance, and immediate vesting in our matching 401(k) plan. Our WE CARE Wellness program provides support and initiatives to empower employees and their families to live healthy, balanced lives and our Association of COLSA Employees (ACE) provides a fun way for employees and their families to come together in times of both celebration and need. We invite you to connect your talents with opportunity, and be a part of our “Family of Professionals,” in supporting cutting-edge initiatives related to our country’s national defense!

This position is located at Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) – Randolph in Texas.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plans, executes, and reports on the developmental test and evaluation of the Air Force Integrated Personnel and Pay System (AFIPPS)

  • Provides individual technical effort in responding to questions/issues of critical importance to the customer.

  • Supports the development of strategic test documents such as Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMP), test team charters and Modeling and Simulation Development Plans as applicable.

  • Assists in ensuring system requirements are testable and advises on performance measures, test entry/exit criteria, test design limitations and constraints, and test progress.

  • Employs test automation tools and utilities supporting test execution.

  • Identifies and documents deficiencies and anomalies of systems under test, evaluates and reports deficiencies, provides recommendations, and participates in deficiency review boards.

  • Prepares, executes, reviews, and analyzes test objectives, plans, procedures and metrics; prepares reports throughout the software development life cycle. Develops and writes methods of tests, test cases, test cards, and any other test process documents required to plan, execute and report on testing.

  • Must have a demonstrated ability to work effectively on a team and to lead and direct the work of others.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing including communication skills in areas of technical writing, briefings, and formal presentations.

  • Must be willing to work extended hours including weekends and holidays when required to meet mission requirements.

  • Travels to TDY locations to execute test procedures; perform data management, reduction and analysis; perform configuration management, hardware setup, and hardware troubleshooting.

Required Experience

BS degree in an applicable field and a minimum of 3 years of applicable experience is required. Six years of applicable experience may be substituted for the BS degree requirement (total of 9 years) or four years of experience with an applicable Associates Degree (total of 7 years).

  • Must have an active SECRET security Clearance with an investigation date within the last ten years.

  • Software application testing (business system) with Agile software development is required

  • Automated test tools experience is required

  • Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) experience in HR and Payroll (primarily Military pay) is highly desired.

  • Experience with Automated testing using Silk Suite of Test Management tools is highly desired.

  • Experience with Automated performance testing using Silk Performer and HP Unified Functional Testing tool is highly desired.

Preferred Experience:

  • Knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Cybersecurity test and evaluation

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas, United States

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