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Software Test Engineer

Software Test Engineer

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Radiant Solutions is looking for a  Software Test Engineer.  This position will be located at our Gaithersburg, MD location.   We have multiple systems  that require extensive testing efforts in the areas of validation, verification, and acceptance. You can help us define and refine our testing process for everything from full scale systems to small in-house developed tools.   


The Company


Maxar Technologies Ltd. (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) is a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets including satellites, Earth imagery, geospatial data and analytics. As a trusted partner, Maxar Technologies provides unmatched end-to-end advanced systems capabilities and integrated solutions expertise to help our customers anticipate and address their most complex mission critical challenges with confidence. With more than 6,500 employees in 21 locations, the Maxar Technologies portfolio of commercial space brands includes SSL, MDA, DigitalGlobe and Radiant Solutions. Every day, millions of people rely on Maxar Technologies to communicate, share information and data, and deliver insights that empower a better world. Maxar trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information visit


Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most. Our purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet. No company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset. MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, and HumanGeo are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems. Radiant Solutions is divided into three mission areas: Sensor and Ground Modernization, Data to Insight and Agile Intelligence.  



Radiant Solutions offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account and tuition assistance. Radiant Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





  • Effectively work in a fast-paced environment as part of Scrum team
  • Write test plans and test procedures based on customer requirements and user stories
  • Track the relationship from requirements to tests
  • Identify, catalog, troubleshoot, and resolve system defects
  • Perform manual testing as well as automation scripting and test execution
  • Assist in the definition of internal test process and work instructions
  • Perform various types of testing including  black box, integration, end-to-end, regression, and system testing as needed


  • BS/BA  in Engineering or Applied Sciences
  • Experience working on UNIX/Linux platforms
  • Linux scripting experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Ability to obtain a US Security Clearance


Desired Qualifications

  •  Experience operating as a part of a System Engineering, Integration, and Test (SEIT) group
  • Web application test experience
  • Experience working as a part of a Scrum team
  • Experience using or testing GIS-related or Remote Sensing systems
  • 1+ years experience writing Perl or Python scripts