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Test Engineer 1

Department: Testing

Location: Littleton, CO

U.S. Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess or be Able to Obtain: Secret

Travel: Yes

Schedule: Full-time


Description of Business Environment

Peace is often associated with passivity. At Rocky Mountain Scientific Laboratory, we associate peace with strength, courage, and action. We know that enabling peace to prevail is not for the faint of heart, which is why we built our company foundation on the core values of Integrity, Quality, Agility, and Grit. We pride ourselves in providing unequaled services and technologies in the field of applied energetics to our customers. Our experts possess extensive knowledge and capability in energetic materials and military systems enabling them to offer analytical characterization, modeling & simulation, design, system integration, prototyping, test engineering, and proof-of-concept production services covering a wide range of applications. Our strengths lie in our ability and relentless determination to get the job done quickly and affordably.


RMSL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. All qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, national origin or other legally protected status. An applicant with a disability or a disabled veteran can request reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our positions.


Specific Job Description

RMSL is a growth company with an outstanding job opportunity for a Test Engineer 1. This position will report to a Senior Engineer. The Test Engineer 1 will be an integral part of a small cross functional team working on an exciting development project with cutting-edge technology. In this role, the ideal candidate will be responsible for mentorship, proposal writing, planning and executing project deliverables, and winning business. This individual must demonstrate innovation, an understanding of various engineering systems, out-of-the-box thinking and creativity.

Duties Include:

  • Design, coordinate, and execute test plans that meet customer requirements while placing safety first

  • Design and implement high-tech instrumentation that collects the data sought in a safe and reliable manner

  • Perform literature surveys, as required, to collect available information and identify gaps in existing research of materials

  • Author and edit high-quality technical reports

  • Participate in the brainstorming and design process for new products, instrumentation, and processes

  • Gain knowledge and skills in the laboratory testing portion of RMSL. Assist in laboratory testing and designing laboratory test plans, as required

  • Interface with RMSL customers, teammates, and partners in a professional manner and exhibit effective communication

Required Skills

  • Experience in dynamic experimentation and high-speed instrumentation (data and video)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work with a cross-functional team

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Excellent technical Writing Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Physical requirements:

    • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time; must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.; must have the ability to see near and far and work with a computer monitor on a daily basis

    • Required to bend, sit, stand and lift to perform job effectively

  • Must be able to work overtime as required

Desired Skills

  • Experience with energetic materials.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

  • Minimum 3 years in energetic material testing

  • US Citizenship

  • Ability to obtain security clearance

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and a dynamic, team oriented, and fun environment. Some on-the-job training is provided; compensation and title contingent upon experience. If you are interested in knowing more about this great opportunity, please send a resume and cover letter expressing why this role may be suitable for you along with salary requirements to:  We also invite all applicants to voluntarily fill out the Voluntary Self-Identification Form CC-305. (Follow the links to the right for the necessary forms.)




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