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Junior Test Engineer

Date: Jul 28, 2022

Location: Huntsville, Alabama, US

Company: QinetiQ

Who Are We?

We are a world-class team of professionals who deliver next generation technology and products in robotic and autonomous platforms, ground, soldier, and maritime systems in 50+ locations world-wide. Much of our work contributes to innovative research in the fields of sensor science, signal processing, data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR).

QinetiQ Inc.’s dedicated experts in defense, aerospace, security, and related fields all work together to explore new ways of protecting the American Warfighter, Security Forces, and Allies. Being a part of QinetiQ Inc. means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. 

Why Join QinetiQ Inc.?

If you have the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges, then you will experience a unique working environment where innovative teams blend different perspectives, disciplines, and technologies to discover new ways of solving complex problems.  In our diverse and inclusive environment, you can be authentic, feel valued, be respected, and realize your full potential. QinetiQ Inc. will support you with workplace flexibility, a commitment to the health and well-being of you and your family and provide opportunities to work with a purpose. We are committed to supporting your success in both your professional and personal lives.

QinetiQ Inc. is looking for a Test Engineer to join our Test and Training Team to support the Integrated Base Defense – Sustainment Support (IBD-SS) contract at our customer location in Huntsville, AL. The selected candidate will support our test capabilities and internal testing for Integrated Base Defense (IBD) Kitting, Entry Control Point (ECP), Non-Intrusive Inspection System (NIIS), Base Expeditionary Targeting Surveillance System – Combined (BETSS-C), Cerberus Scout, and Rapid Deployment Integrated Surveillance System (RDISS), and other systems as requested by the customer. The successful candidate will contribute to our joint Test and Training Team and will also perform tests associated with curriculum review as well as third tier Help Desk research.


Your Contribution to the Mission :


  • Defines, documents, analyzes, performs, and interprets developmental tests for new and/or modified products or product components
  • Devises and applies testing procedures for parts or sub-assemblies received from outside vendors
  • Investigates and resolves operational problems in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel
  • Provides technical support, testing, and advice to other engineering groups
  • Assist in answering questions from the Customer and FSRs, log calls and solutions in COLTS
  • Review and update curriculum to support multiple facets of the force protection system training program
  • May on occasion travel to other CONUS or OCONUS locations to assist in unit training and site survey development for IBD-SS Systems
  • Other duties as assigned


To Land this Job, You'll Need :


  • AA/AS + 3-5 yrs. experience (6 yrs. exp. in lieu of a degree)
  • Experience in a fast-paced, rapidly changing, high-quality environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong customer service
  • Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize commitments, and manage time effectively including attention to detail
  • Expertise using Microsoft Office applications like Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Visio, and SharePoint and familiarity with Jira
  • Current DOD Secret or Higher clearance



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If because of a medical condition or disability you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (540) 658-2720 Opt. 4 and let us know the nature of your request and contact information.

QinetiQ Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All Qualified Applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.