Software Test Engineer

Location US-OH-Cleveland
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/19/2021 4:47 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Engineering - Systems
Type of Position
Regular Full-Time
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Visa Requirements
Citizen only



The Test Facilities Operation, Maintenance and Engineering (TFOME) team at the NASA Glenn Research Center providesengineering and technical services in the areas of aeropropulsion and space propulsion and power test facilities.  TFOME management is dedicated to excellence in service and to providing outstanding technical opportunities for our employees.  We specialize in providing unique products and services to NASA Glenn.  We are currently seeking a Software Test Engineer candidate to join our team as part of the TFOME team at the NASA Glenn Research Center.



FUNCTION OF POSITION: Develop software test methodologies, techniques and user experience for validating the Collect Observe Broadcast Record and Analyze (COBRA) data acquisition system software performance against established requirements and performance metrics.


Principle Duties:

1. Develop, document and maintain standards for GUI designs. Work with key stakeholders to develop GUI mockups and workflow documentation for new feature requirements. Ensure delivery of original feature requirements through testing.

2. Perform and document functional verification testing. Support test team during release candidate testing periods.

3. Debug complex software products using systematic tests to develop, apply and maintain quality standards for COBRA data acquisition system.

4. Maintains documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modification of in-house coded COBRA data acquisition system software.

5. Design, code and execute automated test plans. Prepare test result reports and COBRA system documentation updates.

6. Develop and execute software test plans. Analyze test results to ensure existing functionality and recommend corrective action.

7. Engage with development team when necessary during system design to improve testability.

8. Knowledge sharing with designated peers.





1. Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field.

2. Over one (1) years of related experience.

3. Familiar with a variety of field’s concepts, practices and procedures.

4. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions from engineering or supervision.

5. Ability to use own judgment and decisions to allow continuity of work flow.

6. Must be self-motivated and a "Team Player" with good interpersonal and communication skills.

7. Must be able to organize time and assignments to properly prioritize efforts for maximum effectiveness.


COVID-19 Regulations:  As a federal government contractor, we comply with all customer, federal, state, and local requirements regarding COVID-19 regulations, including COVID-19 vaccinations and testing requirements. This means that our employees and new hires, whether working at a customer site, or working remotely, will need to adhere to applicable COVID-19 requirements. These requirements may include vaccination, attestations regarding your vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, and you may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative test results as a condition of your employment. Requests for an accommodation will be reviewed and assessed under applicable laws and regulations.



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