By Light HQ

Integration & Test Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Killeen
Posted Date 3 months ago(9/6/2022 4:47 PM)
# of Openings
Tier 3 - Secret/ADP II


Cole Engineering Services, a By Light Company, is seeking highly motivated integration and test engineers to join a team to develop a next-generation 5G wireless simulation and training capability for the US Army. This opportunity will allow you to assist in new software & hardware activities for the Department of Defense. This involves developing a deep understanding of complex software systems, identifying requirements, assisting in designing solutions, and integrating and testing these designs in a rapid and agile manner. You will also help identify, diagnose, and implement innovative solutions to solve defects, as appropriate


The role will involve working with and coordinating between production software and hardware engineering staff, external co-developers and their stakeholders.


  • Integrate and manage multiple software baselines.
  • Integrate fixes and new capabilities into a common baseline.
  • Vet submitted software modifications for quality and standards compliance.
  • Support and analyze, integrate and test software components developed by external co-developers.  
  • Perform analysis and provide recommendations to the Software Development and Program Management team regarding the achievability of supportability goals and the adequacy of the support package.
  • Perform verification testing, and acceptance testing.
  • Create and use system documentation to determine and document application requirements.
  • Performs installation, configuration of hardware, networks, operating systems, software and virtual machines.
  • Performs system and unit testing, deployment, configuration item and system level tests, and support verification/validation testing as required.
  • Coordinate fielding and training schedules, creates and updates user, operator, and maintenance training materials. Customizes training materials based upon user requirements.
  • Supports engineering teams in the design, validation and execution of system and software test cases, military scenarios, and procedures that incorporates the use of a variety of software applications and tools.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Must have the ability to build test data sets and performs Manual Systems Acceptance Tests according to approved test plans.
  • Must have experience in the development of test scenarios, writing test summaries, test problem reports, providing support for User Acceptance Testing.
  • Ability to apply approved technical approaches to testing to ensure that applications are evaluated in an analytical and systematic manner.
  • Must have a working knowledge of DoD test procedures and their governing regulations and requirements and have demonstrable history working with system users who may not be knowledgeable in test procedures and assist in user acceptance testing. 
  • Must work well as part of a team and have excellent communication skills.
  • Military experience in the electronic communications field preferably radio, or TCP/IP networks.
  • CompTIA Network + or higher certification would be very useful.
  • Understanding of network infrastructure.
  • Proficiency with Linux, and possibly even Comp TIA Linux + Certification.
  • Experience with automated testing or ability to develop test scripts using Python or any other industry standard scripting language


Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline such as electrical engineering, computer science, information technology, systems or software engineering from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with the Agile framework and CM tools. Previous military experience may be used to replace requirement for bachelor's degree

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires U. S. Citizenship status with ability to obtain a SECRET to TOP SECRET security clearance.
  • By Light does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters; vaccination requirements and testing are subject to the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements; testing is at the cost of the employee.


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