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Systems & Technology Research Systems Engineer (Integration and Test) in Woburn, Massachusetts

STR is hiring a System Integration & Test (I&T) Engineer in our Woburn, MA office (other locations: Dayton, OH & Arlington, VA) to work across a broad portfolio of DoD mission areas. The I&T Engineer should have experience performing system level integration and test of software and/or hardware components, verifying technical requirements as well as program schedule and cost objectives. The I&T Engineer should have familiarity with automated test tools and techniques, writing and executing test plans, and contributing to system design packages by establishing requirements and design elements for the purposes of testing.

This position offers the opportunity to work with leading domain experts in sensors development, data analytics and cyber security. The I&T Engineer will be expected to work closely with development teams to establish and implement a test approach appropriate for program objectives. Experience with the Agile development process and associated tools is desired. This position is well suited for an engineer who has experience building DoD systems and is interested in hands on testing and fielding of novel systems developed by STR. Both hardware and software-centric candidates are encouraged to apply, to meet comprehensive system testing needs.

STR is adopting Digital Engineering (DE) tools and techniques, including the integration of verification aspects of design as part of a comprehensive Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approach. Candidates will be expected to work with Systems Engineers to integrate I&T processes & artifacts into the DE workflow for programs, using MBSE tools to capture those aspects of the design related to verification, with traceability to external tools as required.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with domain experts, development teams and Systems Engineers to define automated test designs

  • Hands on integration work, ensuring that software and/or hardware components are integrated into the system according to spec

  • Participation in the Agile development process, with a focus on developing system tests

  • Documenting and executing test plans

  • Capturing and communicating test results and metrics

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret (TS) Security Clearance

  • BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related technical field

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working in I&T

  • Experience working with software-intensive systems and open architectures

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance

  • Domain expertise in one or more of the following areas is desirable; Radar, Electronic Warfare, Acoustic, Antenna Apertures, Sensor Resource Management, Sea/Air/Space, Large-Scale Platform Test Systems, Cyber Physical Systems, Open System Architectures (UCI, OMS, COARPS)

  • Proficiency in Java, C/C++ or Python

  • Proficiency in automated test tools and techniques

  • Familiarity with MBSE tools such as Cameo (MagicDraw), Sparx Enterprise Architect, IBM Rational Rhapsody

  • Familiarity with specific government open architectures (e.g., Open Mission Systems)

STR is a growing technology company with locations near Boston, MA, Arlington, VA, near Dayton, OH, Melbourne, FL, and Carlsbad, CA. We specialize in advanced research and development for defense, intelligence, and national security in: cyber; next generation sensors, radar, sonar, communications, and electronic warfare; and artificial intelligence algorithms and analytics to make sense of the complexity that is exploding around us.

STR is committed to creating a collaborative learning environment that supports deep technical understanding and recognizes the contributions and achievements of all team members. Our work is challenging, and we go home at night knowing that we pushed the envelope of technology and made the world safer.

STR is not just any company. Our people, culture, and attitude along with their unique set of skills, experiences, and perspectives put us on a trajectory to change the world. We can't do it alone, though - we need fellow trailblazers. If you are one, join our team and help to keep our society safe! Visit us at for more info.

STR is an equal opportunity employer. We are fully dedicated to hiring the most qualified candidate regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the employment process, email us at and provide your contact info.

Pursuant to applicable federal law and regulations, positions at STR require employees to obtain national security clearances and satisfy the requirements for compliance with export control and other applicable laws.