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Barrios Technology
Huntsville, AL
ISS Vehicle Software Test Engineer (Tools & Simulation)


Our long-term client relationship with Boeing Corporation has led to a need for an ISS Vehicle Software Test Engineer (Tools & Simulation) on the Boeing Engineering and Technical Services (BETS-SWS) contract located in Huntsville, AL.

BETS-SWS provides support to Boeing’s Houston-based International Space Station (ISS), CST-100, and other site programs under the suite of Boeing Engineering & Technical Services Support (BETS) contracts.  The BETS-SWS team designs, develops, tests and certifies avionic and simulation software and hardware; and maintains flight-equivalent labs for development, simulation and test of flight and ground software.

Barrios Technology Ltd. is a woman-owned and operated small business headquartered in Houston, Texas. We provide a full spectrum of engineering, operations and related technology services in support of the aerospace community and have successfully supported NASA for 38 years. Barrios Technology is the prime contractor for the Mission and Program Integration (MAPI) contract and Research, Engineering, Mission Integration Services (REMIS) contracts along with subcontractor support to multiple prime contractors as listed below.  Barrios employees have the opportunity to contribute to the US Space Program through work on the International Space Station (ISS), Orion, Space Launch System and Exploration programs.  Our primary locations are at NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, TX and the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, AL.  We also support commercial space programs and provide systems engineering services to the oil and gas industry. Our customers include:

  • Boeing on the Boeing Engineering and Technical Services (BETS) contract at JSC and MSFC
  • Jacobs Technology on the JSC Engineering and Technical Services (JETS) contract at JSC
  • COLSA Corporation on the Huntsville Operations Support Center (HOSC) contract at MSFC
  • Rothe Development, Inc. on the Joint Operations, Integrated Systems Technology (JOIST) Contract  at JSC
  • Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Commercial Resupply Services 2 (CRS2) contract in Colorado and Houston
  • Leidos Innovations on the Cargo Mission Contract (CMC)3 at JSC
  • Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems (formerly Orbital ATK) on the CRS1 contract in Houston, TX and Virginia
  • British Petroleum (BP) in Houston, TX
  • Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc.(SGT) / KBRwyle on the Mission Systems Operations (MSOC) contract at JSC
  • Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc. (SGT)/ KBRwyle on the Integrated Mission Operations Contract II (IMOC II) contract at JSC
  • KBRwyle on the Fully Integrated Lifecycle Mission Support Services (FILMSS) contract at Ames Research Center


The ISS Vehicle Software Test Engineer (Tools & Simulation) will:

  • Support release development and testing International Space Station (ISS) Huntsville Vehicle CSCIs.
  • Identify document discrepancies and problems.
  • Support process improvement initiatives to facilitate and expedite software development and test.
  • Participate in requirements, design, code, and test reviews, as required.
  • Participate in and conduct peer reviews of release products, as required.
  • Design, code, and test applications/executables to define requirements, and develop release documentation, as required.
  • Execute tests during informal and formal testing, and develop/release test reports, as required.
  • Participate in, and conduct Test Open Records Review (TORRs) and Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs), as required.
  • Install and process system and security service packages, as required.
  • Perform all other assigned duties.


This position is posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate’s experience, position requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • BS/BA in Computer Science or related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of five (5) years of direct experience.


  • BS/BA in Computer Science or related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of ten (10) years of direct experience.
  • C/C++/C# programming with demonstrated ability to program in C language to design, code and test transactional and real-time software.
  • Ethernet and communication protocols (TEP/IP, FTP, UDP).
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Linux and Window systems installation and configurations.


  • Five (5) years or more of embedded software testing.
  • Knowledge of 1553 or similar communication protocol.
  • Matlab or LabView experience.
  • Use of Test Control Language (TCL) and BASIC.
  • Middleware/Physical layer Architectural design and implementation.

Essential Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.
  • Applicant selected may be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods.
  • May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lb.
  • Must have sufficient mobility to enter areas of test facilities where necessary.
  • Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.
  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, etc.)
  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical.
  • Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.
  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.
  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.
  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.
  • This position may require some commuting and traveling to other installations as needed.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity; for immediate consideration, apply now!

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.
  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which this position has been advertised.


Barrios Technology is an Equal Employment Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.