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Job #: R-00093245
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

The Enterprise and Cyber Solutions (E&CS) Operation within Leidos’ Defense Group has an opening for a Cloud Computing Systems Integration and Test Engineer for the GIG Service Management – Operations II (GSM-O II) contract.    This contract includes the Operations, Sustainment, Maintenance, Repair, and Defense of the Defense Information System Network (DISN) within the DOD Information Network (DODIN) in support of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).    It also includes support to other key tasks for DISA, including the transformation of DISA’s operational mission through innovation, and support to DISA’s mission partners.

The Test Engineer is responsible for working within a fast paced, Agile team to support testing new innovation deployments.  This position will be expected to test tool functionality and integration within existing frameworks in the AWS Cloud. This position requires strong deductive reasoning, attention to detail, persistence, patience, and creativity. The individual will work with the New Innovations internal development and implementation teams, operational end users, and support teams to analyze, build and maintain test plans, test cases, integration testing, and requirements verification testing for cloud innovation implementations.

While this role is primarily remote, one must live within driving distance of Ft. Meade, MD to be considered.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain a mapping of requirements and use cases to developed test cases.
  • Development of requirements and use case based test cases to ensure functionality innovations.
  • Create test plan, test engineering documents and manage test efforts to support the GSM-O Innovation deployments.
  • Support the design and implementation of test cases and testing framework for the instantiation of infrastructure as code innovations in an AWS environment to verify the quality of deployed code.
  • Write actionable test cases to verify testable product requirements derived from user stories based on input from development and operations teams.
  • Support the automation of test tooling and pipelines that enable secured and tested systems to be deployed across a variety of environments in the AWS Cloud.
  • Implementation and execution of interface integration test cases to ensure integration of the tools to external sources.
  • Author and execute User Acceptance strategies, plans and scripts for the innovations deployment
  • Ensuring that the test strategy is maintained and updated as needed in accordance with best practices throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Employing exceptional problem-solving skills.
  • Performing Regression, Integration, and Verification and Validation Testing of innovations being developed
  • Conduct troubleshooting/test execution in support of remediation efforts as required
  • Assist with identifying and supporting external dependencies where needed.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 2-4 years of professional experience; or 1-2 years of professional experience with a related Master’s degree.
  • DoD Secret clearance or ability to obtain interim Secret clearance prior to start date
  • Experience in testing cloud tools and capabilities within a DoD environment.
  • 2+ years of systems engineering experience
  • 1+ years of hands-on experience in testing AWS infrastructure environments, test automation, and requirements verification, managing multiple environments
  • Experience with cloud-based AWS services- Experience with SecDevOps and CI/CD pipeline
  • Experience with cloud-based - specifically AWS - enterprise implementations
  • Experience working with Linux operating system and operating system commands
  • Knowledge of web services: API, REST
  • Strong awareness of networking and internet protocols
  • Experience with JIRA, Git repo and Confluence
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required to collaborate with customer representatives, domain experts, systems engineers and architects
  • Ability to work well/collaborate with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience
  • Active Security Plus Certification (or other applicable 8570 required certification), or ability to obtain one in a short timeframe

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of ITIL foundation or ITIL certified
  • Experience with Ansible or Python scripting
  • Experience with Automated Test frameworks
  • Experience with DevOps/DevSecOps, Configuration as Code, Infrastructure as Code, and CI/CD implementation
  • Experience with Xray Test Management
  • Experience developing test cases for system requirements across multiple subsystems/tools
  • Experience testing open-source and COTS technology
  • Experience and domain knowledge related to data processing
  • AWS cloud certifications
  • Experience with other database systems (Relational / Graph / NoSQL) and data models
  • 2-4 (or more) years of experience with systems and/or test engineering

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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