Agile Scrum Test Engineer

Employer
Sotera Defense Solutions
Location
Vienna, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Sotera, a KeyW company, is looking for top talent to join our team!We have a Agile Scrum Test Engineer opportunity available for our mission critical customer in Vienna, VA.Qualified candidates must possess a Top Secret clearance with the ability to acquire and maintain SCI Level clearance and be able to pass a CI polygraph.The Agile Scrum Test Engineer will: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.Test and optimize the functionality of systems, networks, and data.Plan and carry out difficult and complex assignments and develop new methods, approaches, and procedures.Evaluate, recommend, and implement automated test tools and strategies.Develop, maintain, and execute automated and manual test scripts.Write, implement, and report status for system test cases. Analyze test cases and provide regular progress reports and 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.Possess the ability to perform the daily tasks of a Scrum Master, supporting team's dailyactivities by providing liaison between external technical groups as necessary. Education: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 ORBachelor'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 ORAssociate'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.Experience with the following tools: Protractor, Selenium, TFS, JMeter, Xquery, SQL, JenkinsEight (8) years of relevant experience in software testing and quality assurance.Qualified candidates must possess a Top Secret clearance with the ability to acquire and maintain SCI Level clearance and be able to pass a CI polygraph.#CB About The Organization: Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. (Sotera) is an agile, mid-size national security technology company that delivers innovative systems, solutions and services in support of the critical missions of the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and federal law enforcement agencies charged with ensuring the safety and security of our nation. Our 1,200 employees are focused on delivering essential counterterrorism, cyber operations, intelligence, data analytics, C4ISR and force mobility solutions to our customers throughout the national security community.Sotera Defense Solutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with Sotera through its online applicant system, please contact Sotera's recruiting team at [Click Here to Email Your Resume].