Artillery Domain Test Engineer

Testing / Quality Assurance


Picatinny Arsenal

Secondary Location:


Telecommute Options:

Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Peraton has an immediate need for an Artillery Domain Test Engineer for our Picatinny Arsenal, NJ office.  Hybrid position. Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location


What you will do:


  • Devises testing plans, methods, and equipment to assure reliability of product in conjunction with product design and specifications.
  • Designs, develops, and implements testing methods and equipment.
  • Plans and arranges the labor, schedules, and equipment required for testing and evaluating standard and special devices.
  • Provides test area with parameters for sample testing and specifies tests to be performed. Compiles data and defines changes required in testing equipment, testing procedures, manufacturing processes, or new testing requirements.
  • Responsible for testing all customer samples and for special tests that cannot be performed in the test area such as in a field environment.
  • Consults with the development and/or requirements team to coordinate and test applications. Performs analysis, diagnostics, and preliminary evaluations of products.
  • Develops testing procedures, test plans, scripts, scenarios, functional tests, regression tests, and deployment tests. Implements the testing processes and ensures all test activities follow those processes.
  • Produces reports on each test activity and tracks test metrics.
  • Monitors for continual test process improvement through failure analysis, throughput analysis, yield analysis, and report to management periodically. 




What you will need:

  • 2 years relevant experience with BS/BA; 0 years with MS/MA; 6 years with no degree
  • Must be able to obtain a Secret Security clearance


  • Field Artillery knowledge with experience in a Fire Direction Center controlling M109A6, M109A7, M777A2s, or Digitized M119s or as a cannon crew member on the same systems
  • Strong working knowledge of AFATDS 
  • Must be able to obtain a Secret Security clearance
  • Have a basic understanding of Software Development Lifecycle
  • Proven ability to perform software root cause analysis
  • A+ Hardware Certification
  • Ability to evaluate software code according to specifications
  • Ability to code and interpret multiple programing languages  
  • Advanced understanding and knowledge of operating systems
  • Experience in automated software testing
  • Proficient in development of test procedures and cases based upon requirements.
  • Good understanding of software design.  


Target Salary Range

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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