Test Engineer, Senior
SOFTWARE TEST ENGINEER Stafford, VA **US Citizenship Required** Are you a problem solver who enjoys a challenge? Are you mission-oriented and would like to be part of a team doing important work to help make our world a safer place? Then look no further! Parsons is currently seeking a Software Test Engineer specializing in personal security products for mobile device and computer platforms. Serving as a professional staff member on-site with the government's team, the ideal candidate will: * Support key system level activities in the deployment of state of the art communication tools * Communicate plans, requirements, results and information to customers at a variety of management levels and technical backgrounds * Conduct system testing of program requirements with associated documentation * Possess knowledge of hardware/software test and IV&V processes * Succeed in a fast paced, rapidly changing range/field environment * Work independently and interface professionally with other government agencies, contractors * Review end-user requirements, and provide feedback to support automation testing efforts * Assist troubleshooting efforts related to systems administration Parsons focuses on providing our customers with unique capabilities and expertise that other company's lack. We operate as a high-performance team focused on maintaining the top technical talent to perform the customer mission - our number one priority. The ideal candidate is a creative and detail-oriented self-starter eager to sink his or her teeth into something new! Responsibilities: * Develop Test Plans, procedures, Test Cases, and Test Reports for software projects. * Perform software testing during development, test, and deployment phases. * Execute quality assurance, and process improvement. * Develop test data and define test acceptance criteria * Independent testing and evaluation to include verification and validation, system verification testing, functional testing, and regression/ad hoc testing * Investigates and resolves operational problems in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel Qualifications: * A minimum of 5+ years of practical work experience in writing test procedures, performing testing, and documenting test results for software applications. * A BS degree in Computer Science or related field can be substituted for 2 years of experience. * A minimum of 2 years of experience with testing software running under either Microsoft Windows or LINUX Operating Systems. * Functional knowledge of mobile device security software Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a federal background investigation and must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials. Desired Qualifications: * May serve as a technical team or task leader. * Experience using a scripting language (ie Python) * Knowledge of packet sniffing / capturing tools such as Wireshark * Self-starter, motivated and able to work in a highly dynamic environment Ready for action? We're looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don't hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today. Parsons Referral Plan Maybe this opportunity isn't the right fit for you, but you know someone who is? Why not join our Parsons external referral program? When you refer other top professionals and they are hired, you are rewarded with an incredible financial incentive. Help us find top talent!