Core Design Engineer

Requisition Number:  11456
Company:  WECTEC Staffing Svcs LLC

Cranberry, PA, US, 16066

WECTEC Staffing Services

A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Westinghouse Electric Company LLC

WECTEC Staffing Services provides customer-focused solutions with offerings ranging from high-volume and low-cost to specialized niche solutions, never compromising on delivering best-in-class customer service to both our clients and our professionals each day.

***WTSS Contract Opportunity***


Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports reputable organizations across multiple industries? If so, we are looking for you. At WECTEC Staffing Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace. 

Opportunity Overview:


Perform software engineering testing in support of the Westinghouse nuclear core analysis and monitoring software systems in a strongly regulated software environment.   Activities include tasks such as review of software requirements, development of software test plans including identification of test acceptance criteria, development of test case inputs and descriptions of expected results, execution of software test plans, and documentation of tasks, results, and conclusions in each of these activities.   Software testing is a critical activity to providing quality products to our internal and external customers.   Software testers work closely with the software development and engineering users to deploy applications and resolve issues.


What your day-to-day looks like:


  • Receive training and feedback from experienced mentor, and mentor others
  • Review of software requirements to ensure testability
  • Development of Test Plans, including the definition or elicitation of testing acceptance criteria, to validate software requirements for new or modified software functionality
  • Execution of Test Plans, review and analysis of test results and documentation of test results and conclusions
  • Inspection and verification of Test Plans/Results authored by other qualified Software Testers
  • Development of tests to verify code modifications for corrections and minor enhancements
  • Performance of software verification and validation activities
  • Documentation of testing activities in accordance with required engineering procedures
  • Effective communication with customers, software development, and engineering groups
  • Identification and implementation of improvements in software testing processes and technology
  • Provide input to complex software release project objectives, detailed plans, technical scope descriptions, resource estimates, and support the ongoing project management


What we’d like to see from you:      



  • 4-Year Degree or equivalent in one or more of the following disciplines:
    • Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or another related field
    • Nuclear Engineering



  • 5+ years of PWR nuclear core design experience
  • 5+ years of software development/testing or engineering discipline experience
  • Familiarity with software testing processes applied to engineering software
  • Experience in software projects that follow industry software engineering standards (ex. NQA-1)
  • Developing and providing technical presentations
  • Aptitude to work with little guidance and oversight
  • Team leadership experience
  • Highly organized and task focused
  • Motivated to self-learn and develop
  • Familiarity with languages, such as Fortran 95/2003, C/C++, Java, Python


Our Safety Pledge to You:

If you are as committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then this is the position for you! For us, our guiding principle has always been and will continue to be the safety of our people. It’s that simple!


Why WECTEC Staffing Services?

Through the ever changing and rapidly evolving contract labor market we continue to employ experienced, highly motivated, and qualified employees with proven track records to meet our clients’ needs. We have expanded our scope of services outside of the nuclear industry to include international contracts in more than five countries. Our dedicated employees range in expertise from highly specialized technical niche positions to corporate function positions and we want YOU to be a part of our impressive talent network!

Additionally, WECTEC Staffing Services offers competitive pay as well as benefits to qualifying positions. To learn more about us visit


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Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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