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Specialist, Software Quality Engineer New


L3Harris Technologies


Gladeville, United States

United States





Not specified

Permanent | Full Time


L3Harris, ForceX division is an industry leader specializing in Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) software development and geospatial application technology programs. Our tightly integrated hardware and software solutions enables front-line special operations aviators to save lives by allowing aircrew members to operate efficiently when protecting friendly ground forces. We are the Trusted Choice of End-Users in the Special Operations Aviation Community. Working at L3Harris ForceX puts you at the forefront of ongoing advancements in an exciting industry and makes you a valued contributor toward changing the way people interact with technology. We believe success comes from teamwork, enthusiasm and striving for excellence. Located in the vibrant West End area of Nashville, Tennessee near the University of Vanderbilt campus and Centennial Park, L3Harris ForceX is more than just a place to work.

Specialist Quality Assurance Analyst

Job Summary:

The Quality Assurance Analyst is responsible for creating end-to-end test plans, executing the test plan, and managing all activities in the plan as part of and in conjunction with an Agile Scrum development team to ensure that all objectives are met and the software solution works as expected. The solution should be tested in terms of functionality, performance, stability, and compatibility with legacy and/or third party software and integrated external hardware.

The objective of the Analyst is to ensure that testing of every feature of the software solution and through every phase of development is well defined, planned, and executed. The work of the Analyst should inspire confidence that any potential issue has been identified and addressed prior to release of the software solution. The Quality Assurance Analyst, Senior Associate is an intermediate professional with practical job knowledge, working under moderate supervision to set objectives for the team and job area, achieving operational targets with impact on departmental results.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables;

  • Identify test requirements from Conditions of Acceptance, map test case requirements, and design test coverage plan;

  • Develop, document and maintain functional test cases and other test artifacts such as test plans, test summaries, and process documents as needed;

  • Hold and facilitate test case reviews with cross-functional team members;

  • Advocate for and provide quality leadership on assigned program(s);

  • Execute and evaluate manual test cases and report test results;

  • Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to Product Owners;

  • Keep team and stakeholders informed of project QA progress and emergent risks;

  • Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements via Functional, Regression, Performance, Stress, and Endurance Testing;

  • Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes via Exploratory, and Usability Testing in addition to above testing methods;

  • Seek opportunities for improvement in quality, including but not limited to efficiency gains and expanding test coverage;

  • Assists and guides less experienced Analysts in the responsibilities listed above;

  • Engage as an active participant in Scrum ceremonies;

  • Required to perform other appropriate duties as requested, directed, or assigned

  • Perform all job functions with a positive, professional attitude

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient knowledge and experience in test design, development, and execution of test cases, in support of software and hardware solutions;

  • Excellent observational, analytical, and problem-solving skills;

  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills;

  • Ability to stay disciplined and focused;

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;

  • Able to be productive and effective working either alone or as part of a team;

  • Strong customer service orientation;

  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment;

Required Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor¬ís degree in a computer software related field such as Quality Assurance, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a related technical field with 4 years minimum prior experience in Software Quality Assurance or equivalent combination of education and work experience

  • United States Citizenship required;

Preferred Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Experience with Test Track Pro, Version One, or similar testing tools/suites;

  • Experience with software that directly interfaces with 3rd party firmware;

  • 2+ years of experience in an Agile Scrum Environment;

  • Familiarity ith closed network environments.

  • US Government security clearance;

  • Experience in ISR systems.

Physical Demands:

  • Required to sit for long periods of time

  • Infrequent light physical effort required

  • Written and verbal communication

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and mouse

  • May require the ability to travel via automobile or airplane

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • As required by program needs

Work Environment:

  • Work performed in an office environment with people close to each other

  • Working with computers, and other computer components

  • Duties may require being on call periodically and working outside of normal working hours (evenings and weekends)

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