Test Lead with Security Clearance
Posted on: October 24, 2018
Job Description: The Leidos Civil Health Operations is seeking a Test Lead to support a program for one of the HHS agencies in Rockville, MD. The candidate would work with the teams to improve testing processes, approach, tools and techniques to increase efficiency and software quality. The candidate will analyze and implement advances in technologies that will improve efficiency and performance leading to greater user satisfaction and reducing the cost of operations and maintenance (O&M). Specific roles & responsibilities for the Test Lead position include but are not limited to the following: - Lead a team of test and quality assurance engineers responsible for executing regression, functional, 508 Compliance and performance testing for application release - Work closely with Product Team Lead, Product Team Business Analysts, Product Team Software Developers, Product Team Database Team, and Management Team to ensure successful testing approach for all functional requirements. - Lead testing effort/activities to deliver 2-3 application releases to the Production environment each month - Collaborate Architecture and Engineering team to ensure that testing approaches are implemented in accordance with the program's architectural direction - Lead test automation initiatives and enable adoption by Product Teams - Participate in all phases of risk management assessments and software development with emphasis on analysis of user requirements, test design and test tools selection - Track/monitor risks and schedule dependencies - Define, develop and implement software/systems testing standards and procedures and oversee testing across SDLC. - Using metrics in quantitative project management concept to identify areas for improvement. - Provide monthly status reports for customer deliverables and at the program Monthly Task Order Management Reviews Required Skills: --- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or related field) --- At least 8 years of experience performing as a software tester --- At least 4 years of experience performing as test lead. --- At least 5 years of experience with test automation. --- Experience working in a DevOps environment --- Experience with drafting test plans and test cases --- Experience with performance and load testing --- Working knowledge of the software development lifecycle and Agile-Scrum development methodology --- Experience with mentoring and training team members --- Experience with gathering metrics and monitoring progress --- Experience with Acceptance Test Driven Development (Gherkin), Behavior Driven Development --- Experience using test automation tools such as UFT, Selenium and Cucumber --- Strong verbal and written communication skills --- Strong, self-motivated desire to continuously improve quality through optimization, automation, and innovation. --- US Citizenship or US Person (Green Card Holder) is required and must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance to get a Health and Human Services badge Desired Skills: --- ISTQB certified tester --- Experience incorporating security testing into agile frameworks --- Experience with HP ALM, JIRA, Crucible, SharePoint, Confluence --- Experience with security testing and static/dynamic code analysis tools such as Nessus, Netsparker, SonarQube, Burp, Wireshark, Snort, etc --- Demonstrated experience leading process improvement initiatives --- Working knowledge of the OWASP Top 10, test approaches and tools --- Experience in using JIRA, Git/ Bitbucket --- Experience using VMware --- Experience with 508 compliance testing --- Experience with UFT, Selenium and XPath --- Experience working in public health and federal contracting Public Trust
Keywords: Leidos, Reston , Test Lead with Security Clearance, Other , Baltimore, Virginia
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