Software Test Engineer

Reston, VA
Jan 10, 2021
Jan 18, 2021
Full Time
OverviewNCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to US defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. NCI's AI solution, Shai(tm), scales humans with artificial intelligence by empowering the workforce to meet their mission by using best in class AI solutions coupled with our exceptional service offerings. Working with strategic partners, NCI is committed to bringing commercial innovation to missions of national importance. NCI is a mid-tier systems integrator headquartered in Reston, VA, and operates at locations across the globe.NCI has been designated a 2020 Military Friendly Employer by MilitaryFriendly.comResponsibilitiesAs a Functional Tester, you are responsible for developing, implementing, and ensuring testing practices and automation. You utilize in-depth knowledge of technological alternatives and business system requirements to recommend innovations that enhance and provides a competitive advantage to the organization. You apply Agile best practices to collaborate and participate in creating user stories for test cases to ensure the delivery of solutions. In assuming this position, you are a vital contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments as well as to expand our AI solutions.HIGHLIGHTS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:Build a test strategy for developed products: UI, functional, technical, interface, and database.Identify risks and outlines mitigation plan. Implement lessons learned/best practices and look to improve the quality of the releases.Maintain the Development Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) as well as document development and testing against the RTM.Work with UI/UX team and Material management SME to ensure that workflow and user story activitiesCoordinates with Test teams and engineering to validate methods and ensure accurate measures.Provide database server administration support and incident management and service request responsesMeet both technical and consumer needs.Assist in determining the direction of current and future developments in the testing strategy.Work across development and operational environments.Stay abreast of software testing technologies and best practices.Skillful to multitask and flexible to changing strategies and re-prioritized tasks.QualificationsREQUIREMENTSU.S Citizenship.Bachelor s degree in Computer Science or Engineering discipline.5-7 years of testing experience.Strong experience in Automation script creation, execution and troubleshooting.Extensive experience in creating, and managing Test Cases and Test Plans. Expertise in Test Management tools like Selenium, JIRA.Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Knowledge and understanding of testing methodologies and best practices.Resilient defect identification and triaging skills.Ability to determine root cause analysis of issues and to clearly communicate findings to management and project teams.Solid skills in test results analysis and review.Physical Requirements: This position requires the ability to perform the below essential functions:Sitting for long periods.Ambulate throughout an office.Ambulate between several buildings.It is the policy of NCI to provide equal opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class or category as may be defined by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. In addition, we affirm that all compensation, benefits, company-sponsored training, educational assistance, social, and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. It is our firm intent to support equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in keeping with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. NCI is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.Job SummaryJob Locations: US-VA-RestonCategory: IT: Administrator / Analyst / Architect / EngineerType: Regular Full-Time

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