Automated Test Engineer

Springfield, VA

Industry: ALKU:Gov InfoSoft Job Number: 133403


Automated Test Engineer


Day To Day Responsibilities: 

As a Test Automation Engineer  in an enterprise test organization, the candidate will be part of a thriving dynamic team of test automation developers and IT professionals.  The test automation development team researches and develops innovative test automation solutions for multiple software architectures and systems to validate functional and performance capabilities; to include but not limited to: evaluation and implementation of automation tools, development and deployment of automated test suites and test harnesses in multiple environments, and providing automated solutions to streamline business processes. 

The ideal candidate is highly technical and has a proven commitment to quality with a solid understanding of test concepts, software architecture and familiar with the latest software development methodologies,  technologies and application performance analysis.  The candidate must be self-motivated and be able to work with other team members on multiple projects.  The candidate must have strong trouble shooting skills and the persistence to resolve issues.

Required Skills:
  • 4+ years of related professional experience and at least 2 years of practical experience with automation tools
  • Object Oriented Programming or scripting experience
  • Understanding of DevOps, CI/CD, IaC, Continuous Testing
  • Knowledge of multi-tiered web-based systems and data-driven applications
  • Expertise in analyzing, troubleshooting and resolving complex issues
  • Excellent planning and organization skills with commitment to delivering quality solutions
  • Ability to work concurrently on several projects with minimal instructions
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work in a collaborative environment as well as independently with minimal supervision


Preferred Skills and Education

  • Bachelor of Science in a related field
  • Experience with Service and Network Virtualization
  • Experience with CA DevTest Solutions
  • Experience with HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Unified Function Test (UFT), LoadRunner (LR)
  • Experience with Dynatrace, Application Performance Management
  • Experience with open source test tools (Selenium, SoapUI, JMeter, JUnit, etc.)
  • Experience with tools to enable DevOps, specifically Jenkins, GitLab, Nexus, ThreadFix, SonarQube, Redmine, PCF, Docker
  • Understanding of web services, APIs, OGC services (WMS, WFS, etc.)
  • Understanding of Agile frameworks and methodologies, specifically SAFe, SCRUM and TDD/BDD
  • Understanding of Cloud technology (AWS)

Job Type: FT

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