• Test Engineer Coop -MAS 8 Month Term

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/10/2019 11:01 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Locations
    Engineering - Test
    Employment Type
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Project/Program Overview

    Want to be part of the team that delivers the most advanced underwater warfare technology in the world?  General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is looking for a Test Engineer Coop to join the Systems Integration Validation & Verification (SIV&V) Team within our Sonar Products team as they develop and deliver sonar systems for both domestic and international Navy customers. Our sonar systems expand the defensive perimeter of the ship and enhance the ability to detect underwater threats.


    The SIV&V Team will consist of several smaller integration teams, each focusing on the integration of Underwater Data Management System (UDMS) software and hardware, and sensor subsystems. The SIV&V Team will work closely with the Software team and will follow the Scrum framework for software development. As a member of a Scrum team, the successful candidate will work together to design, implement, integrate, and test software and system features for the product.


    The responsibilities and range of activities will vary depending on experience, but in general will include:

    • Assist with development of the System Integration Lab (SIL) and perform lab support tasks.
    • Perform system integration and verification in the SIL.
    • Perform analysis and interpretation of integration and verification test results.
    • Prepare, analyse and track defect reports and participate in System Technical Review Board.
    • Generate and maintain of test scripts for automated testing.
    • Report progress and status.


    The following knowledge and experience:

    • Experience with scripting (e.g. Python).
    • Linux operating system (development, installation, administration, and scripting).
    • Object Oriented Programming (C++ and Java).
    • Docker and Docker Swarm Automated Testing (Robot framework, Squish).
    • Experience with Integration and Testing.
    • Working knowledge of requirements.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Demonstrate strong problem solving skills and ability to conduct analysis leading to good conclusions.
    • Enthusiastic contributor, willing to learn new skills, and takes pride and ownership of work.
    • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment, with minimum supervision.
    • Interest in developing knowledge in automated test frameworks and implement automated tests.


    • Candidates from a Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering or Electrical Engineering program.


    Minimum 10 year consecutive residence in Canada – for Canadian Secret Security Clearance
    Applicants will be required to obtain/hold a valid and current Canadian security clearance to gain access to the classified spaces, information and equipment in order to perform the work associated with this position.


    General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. Workplace accommodations are available.

    Company Overview

    At General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada, Canada’s premiere defence company, innovation happens on a daily basis. We develop and deliver highly-complex leading edge technology, products and systems that make important contributions to our customer’s success in land, airborne, maritime, cyberspace and public safety applications. The challenges and opportunities are endless.The results – incredible.


    Our employees are exceptional. We are proud to employ more than 1,100 talented individuals across Canada. Working in a collaborative environment, our employees are encouraged daily to contribute their technical knowledge and expertise. Our employees are passionate, dedicated, and conscientious about the work they do which results in our ability to deliver the highest value, customized solutions in order to meet the most demanding requirements.


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