Engineering Test Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: RTL:20-027
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/02/2020
    • Years of Experience: 5+
    • Radford Job Code: 01722-01723
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Job Description

Kratos Space is a leader in assured aerospace communication solutions and services. We are cutting-edge innovators and creative problem solvers working collaboratively to solve our customers’ toughest challenges. Kratos is valued for our ability to design and deliver leading edge, resilient solutions for aerospace communication, control, awareness and mission success across a continuum of offerings—from commercial to tailored custom solutions and integrated programs. We bring both the capability and confidence that our customers value and depend on.


At Kratos, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with fiscal and operational discipline. We work hard, we solve hard problems, and we look out for and take care of our customers, each other and our families. Protecting and enabling our customer’s communication systems through innovative aerospace solutions is what motivates us.

We look forward to working with open, honest, caring and passionate individuals that want to bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills to help us continue to build a great company.


The Test Manager will be responsible for the overall product and solution testing for the Kratos Space portfolio of products.


Essential Job Functions:


  • Coaching and mentoring the team through waterfall to agile / automated testing

  • Coordinating with the development team, architects, product managers and other engineers on the overall solution

  • Creating a common test strategy and framework to cover multiple products using a common platform, strategy and comprehensive test plan templates

  • Negotiating contracts and working with outside consultants

  • Deliver comprehensive test results with metrics to manage risk / exposure


Experience and Skills

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent

  • 10 Years in a test engineering role with at least 3 years in a lead or management position

  • Test experience with software interfaces for web applications in an Agile / Scrum environment



  • MS in Computer Science or equivalent

  • 15 years in a Test Engineering role with 5 in a lead or management position

  • Test experience in hybrid cloud deployments using Docker

  • Experience with RF technologies in a test role

  • Experience with OWASP and/or other security related testing

U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.

Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.