Automation Tester (SDET II)

Pyramid Systems
Fairfax, VA
Dec 06, 2022
Dec 08, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Automation Tester (SDET II) Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax Job ID 2022-1847 # of Openings 1 Overview In this role, the individual will be responsible for new application development, maintenance, enhancement, and operation. This position requires US citizenship , and all employees must be able to pass a Federal Suitability Check for a position of public trust. The software development team is responsible for the software design and implementation of replacement and modernization of existing legacy applications. Individual must be a US Citizen as this is a federal program requirement! Responsibilities Design and develop System Test Automation Scripts using Selenium, Cucumber, or and equivalent tools Experience in development using java and javascript languages Support Test Automation Solution Planning and Estimation. Analyze current architecture and test platforms to formulate a vision for growth and expansion. Perform detailed test designs using sound software test engineering principals in the context of test automation platforms and integration across distributed systems Collaboratively elaborate requirements to enable Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) with BAs and developers Perform tasks required for automated test implementation including review acceptance criteria (Gherkin scripts), create integration/regression test scenarios, test cases, implement test data management strategy, and generate required reports. Improve existing test automation frameworks (ie make them faster, more flexible and easier to use). Utilize parallel processing or grid systems to speed up the tests Gather non-functional performance requirements, analyze and strategize the performance test approach Build performance testing frameworks that can be leveraged by development teams and QA teams to do their performance testing Hands-on script development using JMeter or Gatling or other open source tools Measure various aspect of the system performance, including throughput, response times, resource usage such as CPU, memory, thread utilization and IO statistics. Ability to work closely with Application Development and DevOps teams to identify, troubleshoot and debug performance issues Define and establish test metrics to measure not just product quality, but quality of testing and feedback to engineers Qualifications Strong programming/scripting experience and passion for testing Minimum of 4 years' experience in Test Automation including planning, assessments, script development & maintenance preferably in cloud environment. Minimum of 3 years of experience in manual functional and regression testing and preparing relevant test cases Minimum of 4 years demonstrated experience in one or more of the following testing toolsets/frameworks: Selenium Grid/WebDriver Cucumber/Gherkin jUnit, TestNG Github/Bitbucket Gatling New Relic or dynaTrace etc Experience working with databases and various data formats and related technologies for testing Minimum of 4 years of demonstrated experience in one or more of the following: Java Groovy JavaScript Eclipse, IntelliJ XML, JSON Experience in Agile and Scrum development methodologies Experience in testing UI/UX best practices and 508 compliance Knowledge in management tools such as JIRA Platform, Serena Business Manager, and/or HP Quality Center (QC) Strong written and communication skills required Must be a self-starter/self-directed member of the team BA or BS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field Desired Skills: Demonstrated experience with Continuous Integration, including one or more of the following build/deploy/version control tools: Jenkins Maven Bamboo uBuild / uDeploy Grunt Experience in all or some of the following programming platform: Linux Bash Scripting Ruby, Python, PHP or Perl JavaScript frameworks in HTML5/CSS3 context (AngularJS, Angular, jQuer, D3) RESTful APIs /JSON Mobile development Experience in developing in Cloud environment Experience in API automation Knowledge of SOA, Cloud and multi-tenant architectures Education: BS In Computer Science or related field. Why Pyramid? For over 25 years, Pyramid Systems has been successfully driving digital transformation across federal agencies. Voted a 2021 USA Top Workplace, 2020 Washington Post Top Workplace, and 2019 Great Place to Work, we are consistently recognized for our employee-first culture. We believe that an inclusive and diverse work environment, one that values all employees' input and experiences, is where innovation grows. We strive to know, develop, and retain our people while cultivating a collaborative and rewarding environment for everyone. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, a robust performance-based rewards program, and a variety of virtual social activities (we cannot wait to get back together in person!). Company EEO Statement Pyramid Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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