Virgin Galactic

Senior Avionics Software Test Engineer

Company The Spaceship Company
Category Engineering
US-CA-Mojave
Req No.
2020-5898
Type
Regular Full-Time
Classification
Exempt
Location : Location
US-CA-Mojave

Who we are

The Spaceship Company (TSC) is an affiliate of Virgin Galactic as a space-system manufacturing organization. Headquartered at Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California, it is building and testing a fleet of WhiteKnightTwo carrier aircraft and SpaceShipTwo reusable spaceships that, together, form Virgin Galactic’s human spaceflight system. Like many Virgin companies across the world, its team of dedicated engineers, technicians and professionals are drawn together by a willingness to disrupt and challenge the status quo and deliver innovative aerospace solutions to our customers’ needs. TSC’s extensive capabilities encompass preliminary vehicle design and analysis, manufacturing, ground testing, flight testing and post-delivery support.

 

Our Values

TSC and the greater Virgin Organization have a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation.  You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic.  Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door”, be a self-starter and possess a sense of humility.  You will work well under pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility.  You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality.

 

Who You Are

TSC is seeking a talented and motivated Senior Software Test Engineer to join our Avionics Team. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience with requirements-based testing in aerospace or similar field.  We are looking for someone who can improve and automate existing testing, as well as create new test environments for future software applications.

Your Mission

 

  • Support the verification of safety-critical flight software
  • Develop code coverage and testing tools
  • Develop test cases for system and unit level testing
  • Develop and maintain regression testing tools
  • Provide mentorship to more junior members of the team

What you bring

 

  • Experience with requirements-based software testing
  • Experience with Vectorcast or similar unit testing tools
  • Experinece developing a regression testing framework
  • Python experience

ITAR Requirements
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

 

The Spaceship Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with The Spaceship Company is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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