• Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1794

Job Description:

Our customer is seeking a Software Development and Test Engineer to join their Software Engineering team in Colorado Springs, CO.

Position Responsibilities:

As a Software Development and Test Engineer and member Software Engineering team, responsibilities include the following:

  • You will be involved in the entire system development life cycle, from idea creation and development, all the way through to maintenance and support of the customer’s delivered system. 

  • This position will place you in roles where you have the opportunity to make an impact on the results of our project. 

  • The Software Engineering team offers a collaborative mentoring environment where you have the opportunity to learn from others while mentoring our less experienced staff.

Work Authorization:

This position requires an active  Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) Security Clearance 

The position is contingent on clearance verification and customer concurrence.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Active Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) Security Clearance 

  • Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.

  • Experience with C++ design, coding and test

  • Experience working in an Agile Environment utilizing tools like Atlassian Suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, etc)

  • Experience with requirements management and test process management (TMP) including the use of tools like Rational Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements System (DOORS)

  • Experience identifying, performing and reviewing design decisions, trade studies, architecture improvements

  • Experience with software testing at different levels, including component, configuration item, subsystem, integration/system, and acceptance testing

  • Experience developing test artifacts including Test Plan, Test Approach, Test Procedures, and Test Report

  • Experience developing test execution scripts and using test automation tools to maximize automated testing

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Existing Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) Security Clearance

  • Experience working with model-based systems engineering (MBSE) tools like Cameo Enterprise Architecture

  • Experience working with system components for satellites and ground systems

  • Experience with Linux operating system

  • Experience working in DevSecOps or DevOps Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) environments

Typical Education/Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornerstone Defense is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for all employees and to upholding diversity in our recruiting and hiring processes. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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