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Software Test Engineer


Danbury, CT, US, 06810-8147

Job ID: 101443 


The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world.

Job Summary

The Software Test Engineer is responsible for the validation, verification, and test of software developed for company products.  Activities include requirements analysis, test plan development, code inspection, comprehensive testing per established test methodologies, and production of related documentation.

Job Responsibilities

  • Reviews customer specifications and requirements, and under direction develops test plans to best validate them, including cost as a key design variable 
  • Supports and participates in technical activities including detailed requirements analysis, writing test plans, executing test plans with both automated and manual methods, results analysis, and defect reporting
  • Designs, develops, analyzes, documents and supports testing of products, systems or subsystems  to measure the functionality and integrity of products
  • Writes test procedures and protocols to assess product reliability and evaluates the ability of products to meet performance standards and specifications
  • Configures and maintains software test environments as instructed
  • Ability to work independently under supervision of others
  • Provides regular reporting of progress and status
  • Responsible for completion of assigned tasks on time while meeting technical requirements
  • Communicates clearly (written and oral) with the software development staff, other company personnel, and the customer as required
  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization


  • This position is entry level
  • Novice technical expertise and application domain knowledge 
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or Related technical field
  • Experience in the C/C++ programing languages is required
  • U.S Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance are also requirements for the position

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.

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

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

QUALITY. We set high standards of performance, and consistently deliver excellent products and services.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY. We embrace different points of view, and continually foster an environment that enable all participants to contribute to their full potential.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

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. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com