Serco Inc.

  • Test Engineer II (ID-044) INTEL

    Recruiting Location
    RL_MD02 - Columbia
    Work Location
    Information Technology
    Position Type
    Security Clearance
    TS/SCI Poly
  • Position Description

    The position is on a brand new 5 year contract working in US Government spaces with high performance computing developers, architects and administrators to create a new cloud based tool for the customer.  On this task we are looking for a test engineer who has a background in high performance computing and can demonstrate the following on their resume:

    • Familiar with HPC systems and/or architecture or large cloud systems and/or architectures
    • Experience with large (500+) HPC clusters
    • Experience developing test plans, operational assessment test reports, and associated documentation
    • Experience writing scripts using Bash/Python
    • Experience with automating test procedures
    • Experience with performing benchmarking testing
    • System Testing experience
    • Understanding C code
    • A minimum of three (3) years testing in a Unix operating environment
    • Experience in the Linux operation system configuration, software installation, files systems and network systems
    • General HPC technical knowledge regarding compute, network, memory, and storage components
    • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker
    • Experience developing software using C


    This task was created to support testing and integration support services, including the testing evaluation of the software performance and capability of next-generation HPCs and SPDs.  As a member of this team you will be expected to perform the following duties:

    • Analyze software and/or system requirements and various system engineering documents, acquisition plans and software/system descriptions to develop evaluation and test plans and procedures.
    • Liaise with Project Directors, software developers, system administrators, hardware maintenance teams and the test team during software and/or system tests on HPC systems
    • Provide testing expertise and recommendation through full system development lifecycle
    • Develop test plans, test scenarios, and test cases for software and system tests to be run on HPC architectures
    • Provide full-scope system testing – to include but not limited to: functional, performance, operational, and mission simulation on HPCs
    • Collaborate with the test team to review, verify, validate and refine test plans prior to execution
    • Generate test reports to capture the results of software and system level testing.
    • Perform initial software installation, software integration, and software testing on HPCs
    • Trouble-shoot software installation, configuration issues/concerns and collaborate with software developers and project managers to obtain resolutions
    • Install and test software revisions verifying functionality and capabilities
    • Train site personnel to operate, troubleshoot, report and maintain developed and deployed software packages that are installed on the HPC systems
    • Optimize customer written test programs
    • Prepare and conduct data collection and analysis and report status and results
    • Write Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), installation guides, configuration guides, and troubleshooting guides
    • Develop test scripts that will be used to test a system
    • Update test script repository with current and updated test scripts for team use
    • Provide post operational test support to operational systems
    • Manage and monitor a large Linux Cluster
    • Update and patch system packages
    • Modify system configurations as needed to meet customer and mission needs
    • Oversee hardware fixes and changes to the system
    • Manage configuration control of the system
    • Document procedures and processes for supporting the system.


    A TS/SCI w/Poly is required for this position.

    For a level 2 Test Engineer, five (5) years experience as a TE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required. Bachelor’s degree in Math, Science, Engineering, Statistics, Engineering Management, or related discipline form an accredited college or university is required.

    Four (4) years of additional TE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.


    Company Overview

    Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. Military, numerous U.S. Federal Civilian Agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Government of Canada, State and Local Governments, and Commercial Clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco''s people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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