QTEC Aerospace
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • 70000-103000 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

QTEC Aerospace is seeking a TEST ENGINEER to join our team of professionals in Colorado Springs, CO. The successful candidate will become part of a team of professionals representing both industry and government in support of a Missile Defense System (MDS) with a mission of protecting the United States and our allies. The successful candidate will be detail oriented, have a proven track record and a positive work ethic.

Job Summary

QTEC Aerospace is looking for highly capable and motivated individuals. The successful candidate will function as an integral member of a multi-contractor team providing program, engineering, and technical support to Missile Defense programs. The selected Engineer will support the development of modeling and simulation of air and missile defense systems. This includes designing, testing, analyzing, and documenting and integrating simulation products for the Missile Defense Advanced Simulation (MDASim) organization.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Testing new capabilities, documenting new features, and analyzing simulation performance
  • Working with the product and development teams, as well as external users and customers to determine acceptance criteria for new features
  • Creating MATLAB tools to support analysis of MDASim benchmarking and anchoring activities
  • Supporting the modeling and simulation of missile defense systems
  • Supporting agile software team within the context of a larger team
  • Supporting the development of simulation and software architectures
  • Interfacing with MDASim customers and presenting technical briefings to MDASim stakeholders
  • Researching technical details related to various missile defense systems to better support model creation and enhancement

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline preferred from an accredited university and 2 years of related experience, or a Master's degree in a STEM discipline and 0 years of related experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Familiarity with Agile software development practices.
  • Understanding of software development and Windows platforms.
  • The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams, and prepare and brief presentations to the customer as needed
  • Self-starter with ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in developing tools in MATLAB and/or similar analysis software
  • Experience in engineering Integrated Air and Missile Defense system simulations
  • Experience in agile software development methodologies including Scrum, Kanban, and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Knowledge/experience in SQL queries
  • Experience in engineering M&S systems using an optimistic and/or conservative discrete event simulation platform
  • Knowledge or experience in several of the following: missile defense domain knowledge, command and control, and modeling and simulation development
  • Experience with Atlassian tools such as JIRA, confluence and, GIT

Security Clearance

Candidates must currently have and maintain a minimum DoD SECRET level security clearance.

Salary Range

$70,000 - $103,000

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.


QTEC Aerospace offers a variety of benefits including healthcare, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. Employees may choose among the offered benefits to design the best benefits package to suit their individual or family needs.


Colorado Springs, CO

It is the policy of QTEC, Inc. not to discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race, religion, disability, veteran status or any protected statuses and to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals within the company.

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