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Software Technician
Ref No.: 18-00223
Location: Lynchburg, Virginia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 01/11/2018 to 06/11/2018
Harris Job Title: Software Technician
REQ #'s 1406015-1 & 2
Work Location Lynchburg, Va
Number of Openings 2
Assignment Duration 6 Months
Pay Rate: $23.50/hr
Shift / Hours MO-FR - 5/8
  • (keys from my call with the HM)
    • radio communications experience – military experience a huge plus
    • Hands on testing experience
    • Tools – HPQC a big plus – also debugging with LabView a big plus
Software Technician for mission critical VIDA Infrastructure Communications and Portable/Mobile Radios used to support first responders and military personnel.
Areas of responsibility will include:
  • Be a key member of a regression test team.
  • Perform manual and automated feature and regression testing on new software and hardware for portable and mobile radios.
  • Execute both manual and automated tests as required for new features and regression testing.
  • Learn requirements analysis, test analysis, and system verification.
  • Create and maintain test and engineering related documents for various projects.
  • Work with development and other cross-functional teams to ensure effective and timely software system integration and verification
  • Maintain and ensure calibration of test equipment:
  • Test Plans
  • Test Instructions
  • Configure and maintain test beds
Education Requirements: (degree may be waived in lieu of work experience)
  • Associates degree in either Information Technology, Engineering Technology, Software Technology or equivalent military training.
  • Military Electronic repair or Communication repair training

  • Communicates effectively, both written and orally
  • Must be able to complete assignments independently and in a team environment
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work well under schedule pressures and balance priorities
  • Individual must be a team player in helping to complete overall team goals
  • Individual must be receptive to change and able to give and receive feedback
  • Preferred:
    • 1-2 year of experience in a software development testing environment.
Ability to troubleshoot and resolve automation hardware and automation software