Test Engineer

Job Locations
US-MD-Annapolis Junction


Being on the BlueHalo team means working alongside the brightest minds in technology on the toughest challenges facing our nation – not just every once in a while, but every single day. Together, we are leading the transformation of modern warfare and each BlueHalo employee plays a key role. That’s why our investment in you goes beyond a rewarding salary and benefits package. We’re committed to providing our people with the best opportunities to develop their skills, share their knowledge, and push their innovative ideas to the cutting-edge. Having fun doing it with a team that feels like family all across BlueHalo Nation is the ultimate perk. From Space and Directed Energy to Cyber and Intelligence to C4ISR and Air & Missile Defense, there is no limit to where you can take your career with us. Are you ready to launch a career at BlueHalo?


BlueHalo is is search of a cleared Test Engineer.  The sucessful candidate will need to test software following a formal testing method using various telephony and networking hardware spanning multiple hardware platforms. Perform baseline, integration, system, and regression level testing in support of research and development efforts. Analyze large log data sets and software test data while documenting results in a clear and concise manner. Create test documents such as test plans, test procedures, requirements verification traceability matrices, and test summary reports.


  • TS/SCI w/Poly
  • Five (5+) or more years of experience as a test engineer developing/executing test scripts and analyzing results in while performing system testing of complex systems.
  • Strong Python experience
  • Ability to develop, build, and test multiple lab environments using various telephony and networking hardware following formal testing methods.
  • Experience using and developing scripts in Python and creating regular expressions for searching data sets.
  • Experience integrating new and old technologies into existing network configurations and test beds.
  • Ability to set priorities and rearrange schedules to address unexpected issues; and perform baseline, unit/integration, component, and regression level testing in support of research and development efforts.
  • Experience creating scenarios that support the creation of test cases and procedures; and the ability to manage discrepancy reports identified during testing.
  • Bachelor's degree in Math, Science, Engineering, Statistics, Engineering Management, or related discipline (or four additional years of related experience may be substituted for Bachelor's degree)
  • 8 years of experience with identifying, documenting and tracking software defects through resolution, using industry standard lifecycle tools such as Atlassian Suite (Jira), Rational Suite, Bugzilla or similar tools
  • 4 years of experience years testing software following Agile lifecycle processes and practices, using Agile tools such as Atlassian Suite and GitHub
  • 2 years experience testing using CI/CD processes and tools
  • 2 years of experience developing software or scripts in Python, Bash or similar languages, and developing test automation frameworks.
  • 2 years of experience with estimating resources, level of effort, and timelines for testing tasks using Agile story point construct or similar methods, providing input on dependencies and risks for testing

Additional Qualifications (nice to haves):
• Familiarity with Jenkins or other Continuous Integration Frameworks desired
• Familiarity with PyTest automation frameworks desired
• Familiarity with SPLUNK desired
• Familiarity with working in a Linux environment
• Familiarity with working in an Agile environment

Leading the Transformation

The BlueHalo Effect
It speaks to who we are as a company, a global protective ring that shields everything we most want to safeguard, an unbroken line that ensures our customers retain the advantage in any battlespace, from high above the Earth to deep in cyberspace. It’s who we are, a halo, a protector, the light of inspired engineering keeping our Nation safe.
Our vision is a world where national security is certain because technical superiority is assured.
Join us and become a vital element of The BlueHalo Effect!
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