El Segundo, California

LinQuest is seeking a Software Test Engineer with experience in software integration as well as test and verification planning to join our team in El Segundo, CA.

For over 40 years, LinQuest has been a leader in space systems technology solutions for U.S. defense and intelligence communities, and you will be joining a small, hand-selected systems engineering team defining the next generation of space communication systems supporting Space Force Advanced Communications.

You will support Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) activities in a multidisciplinary and collaborative environment. You will work onsite, co-located and closely integrated with the Government Customer. Sign on and retention bonuses will be considered for applicants in this position.


  • Execute software test planning, test execution, and test closure for requirement verification
  • Develop test planning documents that guide the test approach
  • Support quality Integrated Test Team (ITT), Integrated Product Team (IPT) and Working Group meetings and action resolution
  • Work closely with internal and Government stakeholders to develop, review and release test and verification plans
  • Support and review external requirements verification events and generate metrics/reports on requirements verification status
  • Support day-in-the-life activities, test article tracking, deficiency reporting and test report generation
  • Analyze and support verification and validation test activities
  • Participate in risk mitigation test activities and system integration demonstrations
  • Coordinate test activities with development contractors and staff from the Government and Federal Funded Research & Development Centers
Required Skills:

  • Experience testing software in a development environment
  • Experience with satellite communications
  • Experience working across space and ground segment organizations to coordinate and identify system requirements that ensure end-to-end mission performance requirements are met
  • Strong interpersonal and team-building skills, as well as clear and
    concise written, verbal communications and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks, and quickly adjust in a
    rapidly changing environment
  • Understanding of system engineering processes
  • Active TS/SCI Clearance
Required Experience:

  • BS degree in a computer science, engineering, aeronautics, mathematics, physics or equivalent technical discipline and five (5+) years of systems integration and systems engineering related experience, or
  • MS degree in a computer science, engineering, aeronautics, mathematics, physics or equivalent technical discipline and three (3+) years of systems integration and systems engineering related experience

Compensation:The salary for this position ranges from approximately $150,000 to $180,000 depending on relevant experience and qualifications.

Benefits: LinQuest offers comprehensive and competitive benefit offerings to our team members to include medical, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, company paid life insurance, and more! For additional information please visit: https://www.linquest.com/careers/our-benefits

COVID-19 Compliance Guidelines: As a federal contractor, all LinQuest team members may be required to comply with Executive Order 14042- Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which may include 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.

El Segundo, California

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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