Test Engineer Level 3 (Telework Availability – See Description for Details)

April 27, 2022
  • Labor Category: Test Engineer III
  • Required Degree + Years of Experience: (BS + 8) or (No Degree + 12)


Ascendant Innovations Corp is looking for an experienced Test Engineer (TE) Level 3. Tester Engineer analyzes system requirements and concept of operations documents, acquisition plans, and system descriptions to develop evaluation and test plans and procedures, prepare for and conduct the data collection and analysis, and report status and results.  Supports the development of customer test and evaluation documentation e.g., Test & Evaluation (T&E) Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, Event Test Plans, Test Readiness Assessments, and T&E Reports. Works with other test organizations to support T&E program integration. Provides specialized T&E capabilities tailored to system functions, level, maturity, and performance areas.

Limited telework is possible with approval.


  • Experience using the Unix CLI
  • Experience developing/maintaining scripts using Bash/Python
  • Experience creating test plans and strategies for unit, integration, validation, and performance testing
  • Experience with testing and evaluation of software and system level capabilities
  • Experience generating test reports to capture the results of software and system level testing
  • Experience with automating testing procedures
  • Experience with creating and implementing CI/CD strategies
  • General ability to read and understand Python
  • Experience with Git Source Control System
  • Must meet the Labor Category requirements, contact staffing@ascendantinnovations.com for details


  • Experience with performing benchmark testing
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as Junit
  • Software development experience with the C programming language
  • Experience with Cypress, Node, React, and/or Terraform
  • Experience with the Atlassian Tool Suite (JIRA, Confluence)
  • Experience with MS Teams and/or SKYPE group meetings


Test Engineer (TE) Level 3

  • Bachelor’s degree in Math, Science, Engineering, Statistics, Engineering Management, or related discipline form an accredited college or university is required. Eight (8) years’ experience as a TE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required.


  • Four (4) years of additional TE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Clearance Requirements:
Must be a US Citizen with an active Top Secret/SCI w/polygraph.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
AIC offers equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, nationality, social or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

To apply for this job email your resume to staffing@ascendantinnovations.com