Aberdeen, Maryland

LinQuest is seeking a Software Engineering professional to provided expertise to the Space and Terrestrial Communications Directorate (S&TCD), SATCOM Division, Independent Test and Certification Branch (IT&C) at Aberdeen Proving Ground in support of the Protected Tactical Waveform (PTW) Conformance initiative. The successful candidate will serve as a liaison between an outside software engineering/scripting agency and the IT&C PTW team. The IT&C seeks a candidate with skills in software development, test automation, and system automation.

As a member of the IT&C PTW team, you will be involved in the entire software/scripting development life cycle, from design and development, all the way through to maintenance and support of the delivered product. This position will place you in a role where you will have the opportunity to make a direct impact on our project and future Department of Defense communications topologies.


  • Provide Software Engineering support to the IT&C Branch
  • Software and script development and hardware and software integration on systems which are the essential building blocks in the testing of communications systems
  • Participate in the planning and execution of test and evaluation activities
  • Decompose technical requirements and capabilities into executable scripts
  • Participate in system-level technical and operational testing
  • Assist in creating and developing test scenarios for PTW Conformance Use Cases
  • Continuous development, integration, and testing support for the IT&C PTW Conformance Program
Required Skills:

  • Direct and recent experience dealing with testing methodologies and frameworks for Python
  • Knowledge of data structures, computer system architectures, software development methodologies
  • Testing and integration of software/scripting related to C5ISR
  • Software/Script development, test automation, and system automation

Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Math, Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or relevant technical field
  • Experience within DoD satellite communications community
  • Experience with modem/waveform theory
  • CompTIA exam certifications such as Security+, Network+, or equivalent certifications

Required Experience:

  • 10 plus years of Software Engineering experience.
  • An active Secret clearance is required to be considered for this position.

COVID-19 Compliance Guidelines:

As a federal contractor, all LinQuest team members must comply with Executive Order 14042- Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which includes mandatory vaccination and ability to provide proof of vaccination status prior to start of employment. Additionally, team members are expected to comply with all safety protocols related to mask wearing and physical distancing while in covered contractor workplaces. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement through LinQuest Human Resources and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.

Aberdeen, Maryland

LinQuest delivers performance excellence across the Air, Land, Sea, Space, and Cyberspace domains. We provide highly valued, state-of-the-art and cost effective technical solutions to the U.S. government, civil and commercial customers. LinQuest's services and products span the engineering, testing, operation and sustainment of critical capabilities and programs ranging from intricate systems and architectures to highly complex enterprises comprised of families of systems. LinQuest integrates technical and operational domain expertise with process discipline and delivers superior performance across the life cycle of programs.

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