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Automation Test Engineer

Apex Systems Mclean Full-Time
$121,583.00 (Careerbuilder est.)
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Position: Automation Test Engineer

Location: Vienna,VA

Duration: Direct Hire (3  years left on the contract)

If interested, please send your most up to date Word resume to Jerlisa Bowser (Email blocked - click to apply) and the best time to speak!

Ideal Candidate:

  • Must be able to Obtain and Maintain a Top Secret Clearance
  • 8+  years of overall IT experience focusing on Quality Assurance | Bachelor's Degree Preferred
  • Experience with any of the following automation tools: Selenium, Cucumber, UFT, QTP

It is metro accessible, taking a bus directly from the metro stop to the building.  This is a 5 year program with the 3rd Option year that began May 1. 3  years left including this one.

Overview

Apex is actively seeking a Software Tester to join our team and support development efforts for a government client located in Vienna, VA.

Job Responsibilities and/or Success Factors

  • Collaborate with management and IT counterparts to define, refine, and maintain IT testing strategies, ensuring strategies are aligned to the goals of the Agile-Scrum development environment
  • Design, develop, and maintain automated and manual testing methods to confirm operational software is defect-free and design objectives are met
  • Evaluate, recommend, and implement automated test tools and strategies
  • Develop, maintain, and upgrade automated test scripts and architectures for application products
  • Write, implement, and report status for system test cases. Analyze test cases and provide regular progress reports, serve as subject matter specialist, and provide testing knowledge for the support of user requirements of complex to highly complex software/hardware applications
  • Participate as an effective Scrum team member focusing on quality of product and supporting multiple custom enterprise applications delivered by multiple application development teams
  • Attend daily Scrum meetings to discuss daily sprint activities and objectives
  • Analyze requirements and design test plans to prioritize test activities for each iteration
  • Provide assistance to the development team for scheduling and maintaining of the resources needed to perform automated testing
  • Develop, maintain, and execute automated and manual test scripts
  • Analyze and document test results and recommend user story adjustments
  • Present test results during the ready to deploy review
  • Perform validation after deployment dry run
  • Perform new functionality and regression testing throughout the sprint cycle, including load testing
  • Validate proposed system architecture and run test procedures to ensure that the user stories are met
  • Perform the daily tasks of a Scrum Master, supporting team’s daily activities by providing liaison between external technical groups as necessary

Required skills and experience include

  • Eight  years of relevant experience in software testing and quality assurance
  • Proficiency in the Agile Scrum methodology
  • Knowledge of IT concepts, principles, methods, and practices
  • Knowledge of performance management/measurement methods, tools, and techniques
  • Knowledge of systems testing and evaluation principles, methods, and tools
  • Knowledge of requirement analysis principles and methods
  • Master’s degree in Business, Engineering, Management Sciences, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related discipline is preferred with two  years of relevant experience in software testing and quality assurance

OR

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Management Sciences, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related discipline is preferred with four  years of relevant experience in software testing and quality assurance

OR

  • Associate’s degree in Business, Engineering, Management Sciences, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related discipline is preferred with six  years of relevant experience in software testing and quality assurance

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178

 

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