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Specialist Software Quality - Analyst

Nashville, Tennessee

Job ID IMS20222809-91128
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On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place. Working in Software with L3Harris you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.

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I love my job because every day there’s a new problem to tackle, a new skill to learn and an awesome team that has my back.

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L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Specialist Software Quality - Analyst

Job Code: IMS20222809-91128

Job Location: Nashville, TN

L3Harris, ForceX division is an industry leader specializing in Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) software development and geospatial application technology programs. Our tightly integrated hardware and software solutions enables front-line special operations aviators to save lives by allowing aircrew members to operate efficiently when protecting friendly ground forces. We are the Trusted Choice of End-Users in the Special Operations Aviation Community. Working at L3Harris ForceX puts you at the forefront of ongoing advancements in an exciting industry and makes you a valued contributor toward changing the way people interact with technology. We believe success comes from teamwork, enthusiasm and striving for excellence. Located in the vibrant West End area of Nashville, Tennessee near the University of Vanderbilt campus and Centennial Park, L3Harris ForceX is more than just a place to work. We are excited to offer an exceptional, comprehensive medical, dental, vision benefits package which includes company paid life insurance, unlimited paid time off, 11 paid holidays, flexible work hours (6:30 am to 7 pm) and a 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off. We enjoy a culture of dedication, innovation and creativity where we approach work with a positive outlook every day, while at the same time, integrating and engineering software that interfaces with some of the newest and coolest hardware on the planet.

Job Summary:

The Quality Assurance Analyst is responsible for creating end-to-end test plans, executing the test plan, and managing all activities in the plan as part of and in conjunction with an Agile Scrum development team to ensure that all objectives are met and the software solution works as expected. The solution should be tested in terms of functionality, performance, stability, and compatibility with legacy and/or third party software and integrated external hardware.

The objective of the Analyst is to ensure that testing of every feature of the software solution and through every phase of development is well defined, planned, and executed. The work of the Analyst should inspire confidence that any potential issue has been identified and addressed prior to release of the software solution. The Quality Assurance Analyst, Senior Associate is an intermediate professional with practical job knowledge, working under moderate supervision to set objectives for the team and job area, achieving operational targets with impact on departmental results.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables;
  • Identify test requirements from Conditions of Acceptance, map test case requirements, and design test coverage plan;
  • Develop, document and maintain functional test cases and other test artifacts such as test plans, test summaries, and process documents as needed;
  • Hold and facilitate test case reviews with cross-functional team members;
  • Advocate for and provide quality leadership on assigned program(s);
  • Execute and evaluate manual test cases and report test results;
  • Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to Product Owners;
  • Keep team and stakeholders informed of project QA progress and emergent risks;
  • Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements via Functional, Regression, Performance, Stress, and Endurance Testing;
  • Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes via Exploratory, and Usability Testing in addition to above testing methods;
  • Seek opportunities for improvement in quality, including but not limited to efficiency gains and expanding test coverage;
  • Assists and guides less experienced Analysts in the responsibilities listed above;
  • Engage as an active participant in Scrum ceremonies;
  • Required to perform other appropriate duties as requested, directed, or assigned
  • Perform all job functions with a positive, professional attitude

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient knowledge and experience in test design, development, and execution of test cases, in support of software and hardware solutions;
  • Excellent observational, analytical, and problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to stay disciplined and focused;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Able to be productive and effective working either alone or as part of a team;
  • Strong customer service orientation;
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment;

Required Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a computer software related field such as Quality Assurance, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a related technical field with 4 years minimum prior experience in Software Quality Assurance or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • United States Citizenship required;

Preferred Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Experience with Test Track Pro, Version One, or similar testing tools/suites;
  • Experience with software that directly interfaces with 3rd party firmware;
  • 2+ years of experience in an Agile Scrum Environment;
  • Familiarity ith closed network environments.
  • US Government security clearance;
  • Experience in ISR systems.

  • Duties may require being on call periodically and working outside of normal working hours (evenings and weekends)

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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