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Job Category:
Software Development
Aerospace & Defense
Junior Automation Engineer
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General Dynamics | West Des Moines, IA
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Job Description

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 21,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. General Dynamics Information Technology is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Designs and develops tests and test requirements for products, systems, software and/or related components and equipment.

1. Designs and develops tests and test requirements for products, systems, software and/or related components and equipment.

2. Troubleshoots problems and documents findings of tests.

3. Defines testing processes and ensures tests adhere to established standards.

4. May participate in quality assurance plan development.

5. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

6. Participates in special projects as required.

Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical discipline.

2-5 years of related experience in testing, engineering or quality assurance.


Knowledge of HTML, Java/JavaScript

Knowledge of Web testing techniques and best practices

Working knowledge on automated testing framework implementation and maintenance

Test data generation and maintenance experience

Good organizational, interpersonal, and analytic faculties

Team player who works well with customers and colleagues at all levels

High proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)


Knowledge of Web Services, XML, SQL

Experience developing automated test suites using Selenium, Quick Test Pro or other automated testing tools

About General Dynamics

General Dynamics Corporation (General Dynamics) offers a portfolio of products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; shipbuilding design and construction, and information systems, technologies and services. The Company focuses on delivering products and services to military, other government and commercial customers. General Dynamics has four business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Marine Systems and Information Systems and Technology. On October 24, 2007, General Dynamics acquired Monteria, LLC, of Mount Airy, Maryland. On November 13, 2007, the Company acquired Mediaware International Pty Ltd. of Australia, which develops real-time full-motion compressed digital video processing software and systems for defense, intelligence and commercial customers. In July 2008, General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of the Company, announced that it completed the purchase of ViPS, Inc., from HLTH Corporation.