Senior Software Test Engineer


Bridgeton, MO, US, 63044

Job ID: 110180 


The Leonardo DRS Land Systems business is a recognized leader in the design and integration of complex technologies into new and legacy systems and platforms for global military and commercial customers. We are a 3 year running Top Workplace in the Greater St. Louis area.  

Job Summary

Leonardo DRS Land Systems is seeking a full time Senior Software Test Engineer for our Bridgeton, MO facility.  We are looking for an individual who is passionate about quality and automation.  This position will be developing test plans and procedures as well as creating, maintaining, and improving automation frameworks/infrastructure.  In addition, this role will be developing innovative tools to boost our testing efficiency, debug failures, and make it easy to communicate results.  This position will be responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and reporting test automation results.  The ideal candidate will be highly technical, detail-oriented, creative, motivated, and focused on achieving results.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform verification, validation, debugging, and troubleshooting of systems and software within a software development cycle
  • Analyze and interpret system requirements
  • Develop Software Test Plans and Procedures
  • Develop Test Procedures and scripts for both formal and informal requirements
  • Execution of test scripts along with data analysis for requirement verification
  • Root cause analysis and defect resolution as needed
  • Ability to support test readiness reviews, formal system verification of the system requirements and final test reports.
  • Recognizes and adopts best practices in documentation, testing and efficient use of resources.
  • Define and develop test automation to drive efficiency and test coverage
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with other company personnel and the customer as required
  • Provide technical knowledge and assistance to other engineers and support personnel
  • Support, communicate, reinforce, and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years software verification and validation and/or test automation experience. Specifically testing embedded software running on hardware.
  • U.S. Citizenship required. This position requires an active DOD security clearance or the ability to obtain such clearance within a reasonable time after commencement of employment
  • Experience with shell scripting in Python or similar program
  • Experience in designing and building automation frameworks and/or tools with at least one modern language such as Java, C#, C++, or Python including object-oriented design
  • Deep understanding in software test methodology. Ability to design highly effective test strategies and decompose functional requirements into test cases
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and creative approach to problem solving
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, customer focused and multidisciplinary environment
  • Experience creating Test Description Documents and Test Reports

Qualifications Continued

  • Experience influencing development and Quality Assurance best practices, methodologies, and processes
  • Ability to operate at architecture and code level in order to identify and address testability issues
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team
  • Experience working on Linux and/or Unix platforms is preferred
  • Experience with C or C++ in embedded software development is a plus
  • Experience in Continuous Integration/Continuous Development automation pipeline is a plus

U.S. Citizenship required. This position requires an active DOD security clearance or the ability to obtain such clearance within a reasonable time after commencement of employment.

Taking care of our people is a top priority at Leonardo DRS. We are proud to offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a company contribution to a health savings account, telemedicine, life and disability insurance, legal insurance, and a 401(k) savings plan. We champion wellness programs that focus on physical, emotional, and financial well-being. We develop our talent by offering programs and activities to support career-growth, professional development, and skill enhancement. And we understand there is more to life than work, and the importance of offering flexible work schedules with our 9/80 program, competitive vacation, health/emergency leave, paid parental leave, and community service hours. 
*Some employees are eligible for limited benefits only


Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #LSY

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

The DRS culture is defined by our Core Values and Principles: 

- Integrity
- Agility
- Excellence
- Customer Focus
- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
- Innovation

We strive to uphold them in all aspects of our business practices to inspire our employees and provide outstanding support for our customers.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

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Nearest Major Market: St Louis