• Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2190


Title: Test Engineer

*Clearance: No Clearance

Location: Denver, CO

Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of intelligence, satellite, and cyber technologies. Cornerstone’s Intelligence Sector provides solutions to the United States Government for information collection, operations, exploitation and dissemination, and research activities. Our Team specializes in software development, cloud architecture, systems and network engineering, systems integration, agile management, as well as targeting operations and intelligence analysis. Our support to our mission customers includes cyber network operations, exploitation and defense, signals intelligence, human intelligence, and critical missions and networks.


  • Develop and manage flight hardware test plans, from concept to execution 

  • Develop test requirements and their verification methods through close collaboration with the Systems Engineering team 

  • Interface with the customer, negotiating test requirements and methods, jointly developing plans, and communicating and reporting on test progress 

  • Represent test engineering at major program milestones and act as expert reviewer at Test Readiness Reviews 

  • Identify testing methods and test fixturing for risk mitigation, prototype development and requirement verification 

  • Plan and perform environmental qualification and testing of hardware, including functional testing, vibration testing, thermal cycling, thermal vacuum, and other qualification tests 

  • Communicating and collaborating with various areas of the business, such as technicians, product and technical leadership, and program managers 



  • 5-9 years of hands-on experience in space and small satellites including satellite components. 

  • Experience assembling and/or testing hardware for space environments. 

  • Experience in overseeing and processing data from environmental tests such as vibration, shock, thermal cycling and/or thermal-vacuum testing. 

  • Familiar with writing test documentation, such as test plans, procedures, and reports. 

  • Experience with preparing and leading project stage-gate meetings (such as CDR, TRR, etc.) and interfacing with customers. 


Exceptional Qualifications 

  • Familiarity with MIL-STD testing and NASA GEVS testing standards 

  • Experience with test automation including coding scripted tests 

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