Software Test Engineer, Sr. | Aerospace

YORK SPACE SYSTEMS Denver, CO $110000.00 to $165000.00 per year

Software Test Engineer | York Space Systems 


York Space Systems was founded to radically improve spacecraft affordability and reliability, transforming, and enabling next generation space mission operations worldwide. Today, it is one of the most innovative aerospace companies, specializing in both end-to-end customer solutions and the rapid production of spacecraft platforms. York’s complete Space Segment Solution including spacecraft production, payload integration, system integration & test, launch services, ground segment services, and mission operations enables customers to leverage York’s existing technology solutions to get rapidly and responsively to orbit. We’re looking to expand our team across the board. 


We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Software Test Engineer with a passion for launching hardware into space and a desire to revolutionize the space industry.  The ideal candidate for this role is not necessarily someone with a space industry background but a talented coder with a passion for working with software and hardware.  Our ideal candidate thrives in a highly collaborative environment and enjoys finding ways to make processes more efficient.  If you love solving problems and executing software and hardware integration testing this role is ideal for you.   


  • Develops, executes, and manages complex test plans. 

  • Develops and executes both manual and automated tests cases, recording test results and documenting issues as appropriate. 

  • Develops scripts or programs to automate test activities and drive process robustness and efficiency. 

  • Provides test support to all phases of the software development lifecycle. 

  • Supports software process definition and continuous improvement initiatives. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field. 

  • Experience with writing test procedures, test data generation, executing software test procedures, and capturing test results in formal documentation. 

  • A drive to identify software issues while testing capabilities, perform root cause analysis, and communicate discovered issue(s) with developers and technical leaders. 

  • Effective oral and written communication skills and an ability to work effectively in an Agile team environment. 

  • Experience with Git. 

  • Experience with Regression and Unit testing. 

  • Experience with scripting and test automation tools. 

  • Experience working in Linux and Windows environments. 

Desired Qualifications 

  • 1-3+ years of experience in software integration and test (I&T), software engineering or systems engineering. 

  • Ability to problem solve and successfully communicate with the test lead and chief engineer on requirements verification, technical software issues and related test matters. 

  • Advanced test automation techniques and applications. 

  • Experience with test data generation and scripting. 

  • Experience with automated web application UI testing. 

  • BashC and Javascript/Typescript 


York Space Systems provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, military or protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Must have permanent authorization to work in US.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 


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