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Test Engineer (SME)

Company: Leidos
Location: Reston
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Job Description:

Coronavirus is on everyone's mind with the effects being felt around the world. The markets are volatile, and we're all concerned for the health and safety of our families, friends, and colleagues. Please know that we're taking all necessary measures to safeguard our employees, customers and the communities in which we live, including following all recommended best practices around social distancing. With that in mind, in an abundance of caution, we are canceling all face to face career events, such as job fairs and open house events. In the coming days and weeks, we will be hosting career events virtually, using our online chat tools so that we may continue our hiring practice safely and securely. You can find available virtual career events at https://career-events.leidos.com . We are using telephone meetings and online chats via Brazen to conduct interviews and hiring discussions, and we are offering options for video interviews so that you can have a virtual face to face meeting with your potential new leader. We do not conduct interviews or extend offers via text or chat based social media, such as WhatsApp or MySpace. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process, nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are generated by Leidos.com automated system. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to Chris Scalia, Leidos' Senior Vice President of Talent Acquisition, at chris.a.scalia@leidos.com . As a company, as a country, as a world, we have confronted challenging moments before. We are confident that, guided by our values and the strength of our community as well as the commitment we have to the important work we do each day, we will find our way through this time together. We will do this with the care and concern for one another and the common good that defines. Please keep those impacted by the virus in your thoughts. Job #: R-00043414
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility : Eligible
Group: Intelligence Description Job Description:Why wake up every day and want more when YOU CAN HAVE IT? Do you love KNOWING at the end of each day that your work made a difference? We embrace and solve some of the world's toughest challenges. We're focused on ensuring our intelligence customers have the right tools, technologies, and tactics to keep pace with an ever evolving threat landscape and succeed in their mission to protect people and critical assets around the world. Who wouldn't be fulfilled being part of that every day? We know once you join Team Leidos, you are sure to go home at the end of every day knowing YOU MADE A DIFFERENCE, resulting in one of the most REWARDING careers you could have imagined. EACH DAY MATTERS!We have an IMMEDIATE NEED for a Test Engineer to provide Agile DevOps support to mission critical systems. As a Test Engineer on this program, you will have the opportunity to perform software development to implement scripts, evaluate test results, and feedback loops in a Continuous Integration Continuous Delivery Pipeline. Flexible cross-training to also provide systems engineering, software development, training, and security is also desired.
--Primary Responsibilities

  • Participate in program Agile software development initiatives (standup, planning, Increment planning) to support innovation and enhancement of custom applications through iteration/functionality testing--
  • Participate and collaborate with team members to assess StoryPoint/complexity efforts (using best practices) to ensure proper testing and delivery of functionality per User Story Acceptance Criteria
  • Collaborate with team members (Scrum Master, Product Owner, Software Developers) to develop test approaches with emphasis on automation of recurring/regression test cases through selected toolsets
  • Develop test validation scripts using program designated languages (ex: Python)
  • Develop automated test cases using knowledge of custom Applications through designated GUI/COTS products (ex: Selenium and Katalon Studio)
  • Leverage DevOps practices to ensure repeatability and Configuration Management of test cases/scripts are maintained the continuously improved
  • Develop and document end-to-end functionality test case narratives using task management system (JIRA/Confluence)
  • Generate test data and identify use/corner cases required to meet User Story/Customer needs
  • Support performance testing/evaluation activities using tools such as Jmeter
  • Perform job duties within Commercial cloud development environmentsBasic Qualifications
    • Ability to test both back end applications processes in addition to front end
    • Significant experience with scripting languages (ex: Python) to automate tasks
    • Significant experience in test data/script development
    • Knowledge of or direct experience with software performance testing practices
    • Direct experience with creation, authoring, execution and documentation of test cases/result sets for software products in an agile cadence
    • Significant experience working/testing within Commercial Cloud Platforms (ex: AWS) and DevOps tools
    • Demonstrated ability to work within collaborative environment to execute test cases complimentary to development efforts
    • Significant experience working in an SAFe Agile and DevOps development environment and tempo
    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Candidate must have BS degree with and 12-15 years of prior relevant experience or MS 8-12 years of prior relevant experience.
    • Will consider experience in lieu of a degree.Preferred Qualifications
      • Experience with administration of MS Windows Server or Linux environments (Lab or Personal development space)
      • Experience reviewing output of CI jobs and capable of tracking test failures back to code changes that resulted in bugs
      • Capable of review code check-ins to understand the impact of code changes on system functionality and potential applications bugs.
      • Direct experience with AWS environments
        --Clearance/Citizenship
        • Candidate must be US Citizen.
        • Candidate must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph"External Referral Eligible"NSOINTExternal Referral Bonus:EligiblePotential for Telework:NoClearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with PolygraphTravel:NoScheduled Weekly Hours:40Shift:DayRequisition Category:ProfessionalJob Family:Software Engineering About LeidosLeidos is a Fortune 500 -- --information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com . Pay and BenefitsPay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .Securing Your DataLeidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .Commitment to DiversityAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws. Description Job Description:The Defense Group at... Description Job Description:--Pashto Translation: Can... Description Job Description:The Homeland Security... Description Job Description:The ANNEX team in the... Join our Talent Community to create a profile, enabling a streamlined application process and to help our recruiters better understand your areas of expertise and interest. Contact us about product information and pricing, customer feedback, stockholder services, or just to voice a concern.

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