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Software Tester

Company: Modern Technology Solutions Inc
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 3, 2024

Job Description:

Own Your Future.

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is searching for Software Tester to support United States Space Force (USSF) by developing software in support of Space Systems Command (SSC) Cyber Operations Branch rapid agile development of defensive cyber solutions to protect, defend, and respond to both ground and space based cyber adversarial threats.

Why is MTSI known as a Great Place to Work?

  • Interesting Work: Our co-workers support some of the most important and critical programs to our national defense and security.
  • Values: Our first core value is that employees come first. We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry.
  • 100% Employee Ownership: we have a stake in each other's success, and the success of our customers. It's also nice to know what's going on across the company; we have company wide town-hall meetings three times a year.
  • Great Benefits - Most Full-Time Staff Are Eligible for:
    • Starting PTO accrual of 20 days PTO/year + 10 holidays/year
    • Flexible schedules
    • 6% 401k match with immediate vesting
    • Semi-annual bonus eligibility (July and December)
    • Company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - a separate qualified retirement account
    • Up to $10,000 in annual tuition reimbursement
    • Other company funded benefits, like life and disability insurance
    • Optional zero deductible Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plan
    • Track Record of Success: We have grown every year since our founding in 1993 Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is a 100% employee-owned engineering services and solutions company that provides high-demand technical expertise in Digital Transformation, Modeling and Simulation, Rapid Capability Development, Test and Evaluation, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomy, Cybersecurity and Mission Assurance.

      MTSI delivers capabilities to solve problems of global importance. Founded in 1993, MTSI today has employees at over 20 offices and field sites worldwide.

      For more information about MTSI, please visit .


      As a Software Tester with MTSI, your development activities at the Cyber Operations Branch program office adhere to Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). SAFe offers proven, integrated principles, practices, and competencies to implement lead, agile, and DevOps at scale. Additionally, this program office personifies DevSecOps which automates the integration of security at every phase of the software development lifecycle from initial design, through integration, testing, deployment, and software delivery. These development efforts shall result in two deployable defensive cyber solutions to protect, defend, and respond to USSF mission systems.

      Your essential job functions will include but may not be limited to:

      • Analyze test results and coordinate with the development teams for bug fixes. Analyze the underlying causes of performance issues and provide corrective action. Develop an automated test scenario and environment for performance testing. Review and recommend improvements in existing test procedures. Coordination with the testing team to develop performance test plans and cases. Must be able to use all web methods like GET, PUT, POST, DELETE etc. Must be able to validate xml and json body using json parser. Know how to use the OAuth and OAuth2 authentication mechanisms. Must be able to Load and Security testing on web services. Designing and developing test automation scripts to create, enhance, debug, and run test cases. Using test automation guidelines. Researching issues in software through testing to validate feedback, response time, & error code. Qualifications:

        Required skills:
        • Programming Languages (at least 2):
          • Java, Angular, Gitlab, RHEL, JIRA, Confluence, Zephyr & Python
          • Experience or knowledge in the following areas:
            • Agile methodologies, agile project management, software development life cycle management, program/project management, cross-functional team, agile software testing, test-driven development, software test planning, software test automation Desired skills/experience:
              • Familiarity & knowledge:
              • SIMP Project, Docker, GIT, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Suricata, Zeek, Kibana, Logstash, Elastic Search, Neo4J, PostgreSQL
              • Relevant DoD and/or Industry work experience in Space Systems Command
              • Experience with Cyber Operations Branch (SSC/SZYO) program office
              • Experience with DoD/ defense software factories Education/Certification

                Minimum Requirements:
                • Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, data science, software development or STEM related specialty and 10 years' releated professional experience; Or Master's degree in computer science, software engineering, data science, software development, or STEM related specialty and 8 years' related professional experience.
                • SAFe for Teams, Agile Technical Tester, & Implementing Test Process Improvement certifications within 12 months of start date Clearance:
                  • Must possess an active DoD Secret Clearance.
                  • A Top Secret (TS) security clearance (with SCI and SAP eligibility) is HIGHLY desired.
                    The pay range for this position in Colorado is $160,000/year to $200,000/year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on established government contract rates, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience, and other factors. MTSI also offers a full range of medical, financial, and other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via MTSI's internal or external careers site




Keywords: Modern Technology Solutions Inc, Colorado Springs , Software Tester, IT / Software / Systems , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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