Automated Tester

Annandale, VA
Oct 17, 2019
Oct 19, 2019
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Be an Automated Tester on one of the most high profile and significant cybersecurity systems in the US Tellenger, Inc., seeks an experienced QA Expert to apply their rigorous testing procedures to the functionality of the Department of Homeland Security's Continuous Diagnostics Mitigation (CDM) project, which is being used by every Federal agency. This is an important project for our company and will be a resume builder for you. US Citizen Only - This is a mandatory requirement of our contract. Position Responsibilities: Working alongside Configuration Management Analysts and DevOps Engineers, the Automated Tester to automate build/test/deploy processes through the development, test, and staging environments. The Automated Tester will be responsible ensuring quality of software releases through the creation of test strategies/plans and development and execution of automated tests using tools such as SonarQube, Selenium, Cucumber/Java, Jmeter, Elastic's Java Testing Framework, and JAWS/Dragon Naturally Speaking. Testing work will include a mix of automated and manual testing covering security, unit, functional, performance, and 508 compliance testing. The position will focus on increasing automated test coverage of the platform, requirements coverage, and automated traceability and reporting. The successful candidate will bring experience automating and running tests in an agile environment. You'll be working with a talented team in Fairfax, VA developing a leading-edge enterprise system that will protect Federal IT systems across the US It's an exciting project that will help many people. You will work onsite at the project team's location in Fairfax, VA, and must be able to pass a government background check. The successful candidates will have the following experience and required skills: Bachelor's (IT or relevant STEM degree) with 3+ yrs of relevant experience, or a Masters and 1+ yrs of relevant experience Excellent written and oral communication skills, effective interpersonal skills, strong organization skills, problem solving ability, attention to detail, and strong work ethic that is proactive and self-motivated Must consistently seek to improve quality and efficiency Advanced knowledge and experience in formulating test plans and strategies, including documentation of techniques and communication to internal and external senior stakeholders Advanced level knowledge of automated testing tools and techniques Advanced skill in authoring automated functional test scripts against a web-based UI and API using Selenium and Cucumber or similar testing tools Basic knowledge of Agile processes and release cycles Basic knowledge of requirements management in an Agile environment It's a plus if you have: Experience with Elasticsearch and Kibana Experience using JIRA to track progress Experience using Confluence to manage documentation Knowledge of one or many areas related to cyber security including: governance and risk management, compliance, business continuity and disaster recovery, encryption, software development security, access control, network security / secure architecture, and security operations Knowledge of AWS services and infrastructure management SAFe Certification Experience establishing or working with a CI/CD pipeline Experience with Section 508/WCAG compliance and implementation Location Requirements: Willing to work full-time onsite in Fairfax, VA Benefits : Great work environment, full health insurance, 15 days PTO, Federal holidays, tax-deferred retirement savings plan with company match program and opportunities for advancement. Job Type: Full-time Start Date: Immediate Apply: Provide your resume (HINT: It's critical that you discuss the software testing process you use because we have too many people who say, "expertise with functional testing, regression testing, black box testing," without going into any detail about how they do the testing.) About Tellenger: Tellenger, Inc. is a is a CMMI Level 3 software design and IT strategy firm that specializes in developing complex, custom software to help Government agencies achieve their objectives. We craft custom web-based software apps ranging from complex, enterprise-level builds to traditional websites and mobile technology. Our strength is aligning an organization's objectives to the right technology, then building the solution. Founded in July 2007, we have multiple long-term government contracts as well as private sector clients making for interesting and diverse work. An outcome of the quality of our work has resulted in the company achieving significant growth each year in business.

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