General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Software QA Engineer in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 18846BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Software QA Engineer

Job Category: Information Technology, Manufacturing

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

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.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify and contribute to automated test solutions and integrate them into CI delivery

  • Apply a variety of testing techniques to validate new features

  • Find and report defects with detailed, accurate and concise steps to reproduce

  • Execute test cases and report on results

  • Recommend system enhancements where you see opportunities for improvements in UX, reliability, performance, etc.

  • Evaluate requirements and convert that into an actionable test plan

  • Collaborate with end users and developers to ensure QA standards are met


  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or equivalent

  • Experience automating ASP.NET Applications

  • Experience with Team Foundation Server

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with automated testing software such as Selenium

  • RBDM experience

  • Experience writing automated and manual tests for the following technologies


  • Web APIs

  • C#

  • GIT

  • Ability to recommend, identify and track automation coverage at a project level

  • Experience in Integration, End to End testing

  • Strong knowledge, experience with programming and scripting languages

  • Experience creating and troubleshooting complex queries

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems or a related discipline and two or more years of professional software quality analyst experience.

  • Equivalent professional quality analyst experience may be substituted in lieu of education.

  • Must have complete understanding of software quality analysis concepts, theory, and operations and experience demonstrating those skills.

  • Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to develop solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity; (2) excellent verbal and written communications and presentations skills to accurately document and report findings to a variety of audiences; and, (3) excellent 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.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.