Systems Test Engineer

  • Location: Linthicum, Maryland
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #76689

An aerospace client is looking for a Systems Test Engineer to support on-site, dedicated 2nd and 3rd shift and weekend test bench operations for the Assembly, Integration and Test (AI&T) of a production Space Payload program.

Location: Linthicum, MD 21090
Position: Systems Test Engineer
Pay Rate: $49.35/hr. – $61.62/hr. on W2
Duration: 12 months or longer
Schedule: 9×80 A
Shift: 2nd Shift / 3rd shift
**With possibility of temp to hire**


  • Executing test scripts for the verification of Software, Hardware, and System requirements for applications in Space.
  • Understanding of RF (Radio Frequency) systems, especially RADAR, SIGINT, or COMMS; programming and scripting skills;
  • Working knowledge of RF test equipment (Signal Generators, Spectrum Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, Power Meters, etc.) is desired.


  • BS in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math); or HS diploma with at least 4 years of relevant military experience with sensor system, ideally RADAR, integration and test or operation and maintenance, or military control room console operator; or defense industry work experience with sensor system, ideally RADAR, integration and test or operation and maintenance
  • Willingness to work dedicated 2nd or 3rd shift and weekends for several months continuously (2nd shift is typically 1 PM – 10 PM; 3rd shift is typically 9 PM – 6 AM)
  • No clearance needed to start for escorted work.
  • U.S. Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with RADAR and/or ESA (Electronically Scanned Array) integration and test.
  • Experience with Space Payload or Space Vehicle (Satellite) integration and test in a clean room environment.
  • Programming in C or MATLAB for understanding and editing/improving existing code.
  • Scripting in Python or Tcl for understanding and editing/improving existing scripts.
  • Experience with Confluence, Jira, and Bitbucket.
  • TS/SCI clearance for unescorted work.

About our client:
Our client is a world leader and premier innovator in aerospace, with over 100,000 top talent employees providing the most advanced products and technologies in the industry. With numerous awards and recognitions, they offer continuous growth, learning, and development for their employees.

About APR:
Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is the match for this position please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you!


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About APR Consulting
APR Consulting, Inc., is one of the most trusted talent acquisition and workforce solutions providers in the United States. Known for exceptional responsiveness, agile strategies, and consistently high-level talent, the firm has become a go-to for organizations and managed services providers navigating complex change and urgent challenges. Since its founding in 1980, APR has transformed from a California IT-focused staffing firm to a full-service solutions provider filling a wide range of positions and serving over eight industries — including aerospace and defense, healthcare, IT, telecom, hospitality/gaming, sports/entertainment, government, and utilities –– in all 50 states, with a loyal roster of more than 850 specialized professionals.