No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Software Development
Entry Level Software Test Analyst
(This job is no longer available)
General Atomics | San Diego, CA
Grad Date

Not sure what types of jobs you are interested in?

Explore Jobs
Based on Your Education

Follow This Company

Job Description

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.


Under close supervision and following established procedures, this position conducts software inspection, testing, verification, and validation. Reviews software design and change specifications to ensure software testing measures meet acceptable reliability standards and program objectives. Develops, modifies, and executes software testing plans. Maintains documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modifying software. Analyzes test results to ensure existing functionality, and recommends corrective action. May consult with developers to resolve issues, provides feedback for the technical appraisal of the tested software program(s), and monitors deployment across the system(s). May contribute to the analysis and development of test standards and procedures for software development and maintenance. Participates in the development of software quality testing, operating methods, and processes. This position involves the exercise of independent judgment and discretion about matters of significance.


* Reviews software design and change specifications. Determines requirements and specifications for software inspection, testing, verification, and/or validation.
* Develops, modifies and executes software testing plans for assigned software.
* Conducts software inspections, testing, verification, and validation of assigned software.
* Documents tests and assists in debugging and modifying software.
* May consult with developers to resolve issues.
* Provides feedback for the technical appraisal of tested software to ensure successful deployment.
* May contribute to the development/updating of test standards and procedures software development and software testing.
* Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
* Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
* Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices. Additional Functions Other duties as assigned or required.
* Typically requires a bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems or a related discipline. Equivalent professional quality analyst experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
* Must have general understanding of software quality analysis concepts, theory, and operations and experience demonstrating those skills.
* Must be customer focused and possess:
* The ability to develop solutions to a variety of non-routine problems;
* Strong verbal and written communications and presentations skills to accurately document and report findings to a variety of audiences; and,
* Strong interpersonal skills to influence and guide other employees and managers.
* Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.