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What you’ll be doing...

The person in this position will be responsible for designing automated tests to validate custom software products and services. The successful candidate will apply their experience and knowledge in reviewing requirements, creating test plans, detailed test cases, test reports, and producing quality assurance metrics. Other responsibilities include working closely with software and systems engineers in debugging and defining corrective actions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support the scoping and implementation of technical solutions: estimate, prioritize, and coordinate testing activities.
  • Create detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans, test cases, and test reports.
  • Utilize open source tools or develop custom scripts for automating tests to validate software products involving both back-end processing systems and Web-based GUIs.
  • Execute functional, integration, regression, performance, and resiliency tests for multiple applications/subsystems.
  • Identify, record, and thoroughly document bugs.
  • Track quality assurance metrics.

Where you'll be working...

In this worksite-based role, you'll work onsite at a defined location, Ashburn, VA.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Software quality assurance experience
  • Testing experience on back-end data processing applications – experience/working knowledge on Linux systems.
  • Scripting experience with programming languages such as Python or Perl.
  • Eligibility to pass an extensive background investigation as a condition of employment.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time.

Even better if you have:

  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or relevant engineering field, or relevant experience.
  • Performance and/or security testing.
  • Experience with the following technologies/processes:
    • SMTP, DNS, TCP/IP
    • Database/SQL knowledge
    • Atlassian suite
    • Networking technologies
    • Agile methodologies
    • Big Data technologies – Hadoop/HBase/SOLR/Kafka/Nifi
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong soft skills in working with other engineering and analytical teams to arrive at optimal solutions to technical challenges.
  • Ability to perform high degree of initiative with a passion for learning technology.

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