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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Systems Test Engineer
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Cubic Corporation | San Diego, CA
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Job Description


Having a job, a career, a passion is fantastic, a dream come true. But would you agree that a major challenge of working is getting TO work? Too many cars, congested freeways, under-serving public transportation, and a lack of information to help us figure out how to get where we want to go faster, easier, cheaper are all problems looking for solutions.

Want to be part of the solution?

Intelligent transportation is one of the fastest growing industries today, and Cubic Transportation Systems is at the heart of it. We are looking for software developers and engineers with the imagination and drive to help regional transportation providers give their customers actionable data and infrastructure to make informed choices about what mode of travel to use at a particular time, including mobile apps and other wireless devices. The future of transportation payment is in our hands - and it's mobile and wireless.

Project Description :
Performs software test engineering assignments following designated standards and procedures. Duties include the application of well defined software test techniques and are of a fundamental nature and moderate degree of complexity. This position typically works under general supervision and direction. Incumbents of this position will regularly exercise discretionary and substantial decision-making authority.


Works with Project engineer and other engineering leads to develop system requirements Works closely with management to develop and coordinate system test concepts and objectives. Works closely with software developers to create software test work products including test plans, test cases, test procedures, and test reports. Prepares software test status reports and presents status to management and customers. Performs procedure validations, software builds, and test administration. Traces system requirements from customer specifications to test cases. Assists in the development and maintenance of the System Test Environment (STE). Conducts integration and formal system tests. Maintains the test requirements database. Keeps abreast of improvements in system test engineering techniques. Interfaces with hardware, software, and systems engineers to evaluate test alternatives. Interfaces with the QA organization to perform any corrective actions resulting from reviews and audits. Performs other system test engineering duties as required to meet contractual requirements. Writes system procedures and conduct tests. Actively drives the management and resolution of system ARQs and Issues.


Four year college degree in engineering, computer science, information systems, or other related technical discipline plus a minimum of two years of experience; or a Master's of Science degree in stated fields. Requires knowledge of software test engineering and software languages, compilers, architecture, embedded processing, and operating systems. Experience with unit testing, continuous integration, and test-driven development. Necessary computer skills include: knowledge of JAVA, C/C++, TCP/IP, UNIX, Visual Basic, PERL. Experience with CRM systems preferred. Understanding of HTTP, SOAP, RESTful Web Services testing. Experience with XML, Databases and SQL is required. Experience working in an Agile environment is desired. Effective written and oral communication skills are required. Ability to use typical PC software such as word processors, databases, flowcharts, project schedulers, and spreadsheets. Must have the ability to analyze and test complex engineering software, and be able to prioritize and conduct multiple tasks under deadline and budget constraints. Use of standard hand tools, and special and general purpose test equipment. Travel, both domestic and foreign is necessary in performing on-site testing.


About Cubic Corporation

Cubic Corporation (Cubic) designs, develops and manufactures products, which are mainly electronic in nature, provides government services and services related to products previously produced by Cubic and others. The Company's principal lines of business are defense electronics and transportation fare collection systems. Principal customers for defense products and services are the United States and foreign governments. It operates in two segments: transportation systems and defense. Transportation fare collection systems are sold primarily to large local government agencies in the United States and worldwide. The Company's products include equipment for use in customized military range instrumentation, training and applications systems, simulators, communications and surveillance systems, surveillance receivers, power amplifiers and avionics systems, and automated revenue collection systems. In July 2008, Cubic announced the acquisition of Omega Training Group, Inc.