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Location:U S A F Academy (Colorado Springs), CO
Company:CDI Corporation
First posted:May 18, 2017

Sr. Systems Engineer II (Secret Clearance) Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

*Candidate MUST possess Active Security Clearance*

**This is a 12-month contract position**


  CDI Aerospace & Industrial Equipment is a recognized leader in aerospace innovation, provides global engineering and technology solutions to enable our clients to adapt to rapidly changing needs by accelerating time to market, managing risk and optimizing business results.  CDI delivers these engineering solutions for a broad range of aerospace & industrial platforms, from large commercial aircraft to the military's most advanced rotorcraft, fighter jets, missiles, unmanned systems, mobile power stations and industrial equipment.

The Global Positioning System Advance Control Segment (GPS OCX) team is responsible for full life cycle engineering on state of the art environmental, commercial and sensing systems for government and commercial applications. GPS OCX is seeking a talented engineer to join Raytheon's Product Test Team.


  • Create test procedures step-by-step instructions within the automated test framework using Gherkin/Cucumber for java, Eggplant and python scripts
  • Peer-Review test scripts and test procedures against system level requirements and derived verification requirements to check for completeness and correctness
  • Requirement decomposition into testable derived verification requirements
  • Analysis of requirement verification plans to create test procedures in both automated and manual environment
  • Create automated test orchestration scripts to integrate with continuous build systems, such as Jenkins and Rational Quality Management (RQM)
  • Create automated interface sequences to check for thread continuity within the automated test framework
  • Create automated Day-In-The-Life Testing within the automated test framework
  • Create automated Regression Testing within the automated test framework



  • Provideguidance and mentoring on tools and scripting, such as: Eggplant, Jenkins, RQM, Cucumber/Gherkin, DOORs, and Python
  • Script and tool development for testing of the platform
  • Troubleshoot and issue investigations and root causes, as well as corrective action determination to address integration issue and create Deficiency Reports (DR)
  • Identify and document best practices and training aids
  • Dry Run and formal execution of test procedure and script in operational representative environment



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or related scientific discipline, with 6+ years of experience
  • 8+ years of directly related testing experience can be substituted in lieu of a degree (total of 14+ years of applicable test experience)



  • System or Sub-system Test Engineering experience showing compliance to SSS or SSDD level requirements
  • Previous automation or scripting experience using languages such as Java, Python, PERL
  • Previous experience designing and developing automation frameworks
  • Ability to support engineering team members in the use of engineering tools
  • Ability to multi-task, to support multiple customers, and to work within specific schedule and cost constraints
  • Possess and demonstrate excellent interpersonal, presentation and verbal/written communication skills
  • Strong teamwork skills - The ability to interact productively with end users, analysts, other Raytheon personnel, and customers in a diverse team setting
  • Minimal travel anticipated
  • Must be willing to work rotating shift assignments (i.e. 1st, 2nd, 3rd)
  • Must have Active Secret Clearance


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with at least one of the following: Eggplant, Cucumber, Jenkins, Chef
  • Experience in Agile / Scrum, Continuous Integration or DevOps Environments
  • Software or Systems Engineering Integration expertise
  • Safety Critical or CNS/ATM System or Software program experience
  • Tool Qualification or Accreditation experience


CDI Corporation is an EEO/An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer

Due to ITAR compliance, only U.S. Persons as defined by the ITAR regulations will be considered (ITAR- International Traffic in Arms Regulations)

Type: Permanent

Reference ID: 369719

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