Quality Assurance Engineer

San Diego, CA
Direct Employment
San Diego
Depends on Experience 
Direct Employee

Base2 Solutions is a technology consulting firm where each day offers new opportunities to learn, innovate, and have real impact.  Base2 Solutions was selected by the Puget Sound Business Journal and the Orange County Business Journal as one of 2018’s Best Places to Work. For the fourth year in a row in Washington and for the third year in a row in Orange County, these publications have recognized Base2 for its commitment to fostering a healthy office culture and its dedication to providing employees with a positive work experience.

Our headquarters are located in downtown Bellevue, Washington with additional locations in Brea and San Diego, California.

This position is for our San Diego location only.

What we need:

We are in search of skilled and passionate QA Engineer to be involved in government related projects. We’re looking for a multi-talented professional with a broad technical background and great leadership and communication skills.

The initial project will be providing software maintenance for the Joint Enterprise Network Manager (JENM) at SPAWAR’s Network Management Reference Implementation Laboratory. JENM provides network management of software-defined radios, including radio configurations and support for soldier, ground, and airborne systems. You will develop/maintain software for radio network management, network planning, distribution, and monitoring systems.

If you excel at working in tandem with developers to deliver quality software solutions, are proficient solving tough software and system integration challenges, and enjoy working with a QA team and acting as lead from time to time, we’d like to talk with you.   

What you will be responsible for:

  • Leverage your understanding of QA methodologies and best practices to design, build and execute unit, functional and integration test cases
  • Document quality assurance and test plans
  • Work closely with software developers and systems engineers to perform all levels of testing, as well as be an integral part of solving complex system level challenges
  • Write, implement, analyze and report test status for projects
  • Participate in the integration of structured Quality Management systems and procedures
  • Keep abreast of current and new technologies and tools related to your field

What is required to do the job:

  • Secret level security clearance required.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, electrical engineering or a related field
  • 5 years’ Quality Assurance/test experience required
  • Previous experience with airplane systems or complex integrated systems testing preferred
  • Experience working with or knowledge of how network management products interface with these Software Defined Radios: AN/USC-61, AN/PRC-162, AN/PRC-154A, AN/PRC-155, AN/PRC-117G, AN/PRC-158
  • At least 1 year of experience of Test Engineering support using JENM and J-TNT.
  • Experience performing integration of applications into a J-TNT environment.
  • 1 year of experience in SDRs, SRW, SINCGARS, SATCOM, MUOS, and planning using JENM.
  • 1 year of experience testing software at system integration level.
  • 1 year of experience working on at least JENM version 3.3
  • Experience working with SKL.

Additional Experience that is Useful:

  • Ability to test without a UI leveraging the Linux command line and scripting languages Experience with toolsets, such as Chef, Vagrant, and Docker
  • Knowledge of Python, Ruby, bash or similar scripting languages
  • Strong experience with networking concepts 
  • AWS, Azure or similar Platform as a Service (PaaS) experience
  • Understanding of and experience with all aspects of the software development life cycle
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

This is for direct hire only. We are not able to offer Visa sponsorship nor are we accepting contractors placed through agencies/other companies.

Base2 is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race/ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status.  Should you have questions regarding our Affirmative Action Plans or wish to view the available portions of the plans, please send an email to recruiting@base2s.com  with your contact information.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to recruiting@base2s.com and let us know the nature of your request and along with your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation or our Affirmative Action plan will be responded to from this e-mail address.