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Job #: R-00100642
Location: Omaha, NE
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers' success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on a investment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

Your greatest work is ahead!

Leidos has an immediate opportunity for a Software Development in Test Engineer to help with automated testing of our software solutions delivered to our government customer. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with an outstanding software engineering team and will promote the team’s software deployed in the cloud. Our engineers are at the forefront of defining and building solutions to address trials faced by our end users, applying a go-fast agile approach handled by small teams that rely on and value the contributions of each team member.

You will participate in planning, designing and executing end-to-end automated testing of the Continuous Integration /Continuous Deployment of our products to customers worldwide. You’ll identify opportunities to increase the level of automated testing of our customer products and solutions, plan and execute strategies to achieve test automation objectives, continuously measure and improve the effectiveness of that testing based on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and evaluate and integrate new testing tools, technologies, and procedures to achieve the organization’s technical objectives.

If this sounds like the type of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control,  geospatial and data diagnostics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence diagnostics and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security trials for customers with “can’t fail” missions.

Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, present your Resume with us today!

Duties Include:

  • Plan, design and execute end-to-end automated testing to promote cloud-deployed products and solutions

  • Create and maintain test methodology documentation for traceability and repeatability.

  • Set test automation objectives in coordination with the Chief Engineer and direct Software Engineers and design and execute plans to achieve those objectives.

  • Report metrics and status on objectives to the respective development team leads

  • Identify regression test candidates for automation, plan automation activities across the team and automate test cases

  • Write test cases and hold test case reviews with stakeholders

  • Enter and update test tickets to track progress

  • Execute test cases/scripts including functional, regression, exploratory, performance, load and smoke tests for both web applications and database

  • Report issues in work management tool (e.g., Jira) along with steps to re-create the issue

  • Record and report test results

  • Participate in Agile ceremonies, including daily standups, sprint planning meetings, sprint reviews and sprint retrospectives

  • Participate in all phases of risk management assessments and software development with emphasis on exploration of user needs, test design and test tools selection

  • Utilize software testing applications and commercial off-the-shelf products of testing activities

  • Promote metrics program by collecting and tracking metrics on all activities

  • Use metrics to identify areas for improvement

  • Inform innovative solutions for more efficient testing strategy

  • Work closely with software engineers to create and maintain test artifacts that may be reviewed by external stakeholders real time

Necessary Background, Skills, and Education:

  • BS degree and two or more years of prior relevant background. Additional years of background may be considered in lieu of education.

  • Knowledge with automating unit, functional, integration and performance testing of web applications using industry-standard tools such as JUnit, Postman/SoapUI, Cucumber, Selenium, and JMeter

  • Knowledge with writing and/or developing test procedures and automated test scripts

  • Strong, self-motivated desire to learn new tools, frameworks, and techniques

  • Ability to complete tasking freely with minimal direct supervision

  • Ability to work and partner effectively within a multi-disciplined engineering team

Preferred Background, Skills, and Education:

  • Knowledge with Agile development standards and methodologies

  • Working knowledge of continuous integration and delivery methodologies and tools

  • Familiarity with software design patterns

  • Solid comprehension of software development process fundamentals

  • Knowledge managing projects within the Atlassian suite of tools (Confluence, JIRA, Bitbucket).

  • Familiarity with basic web technologies (HyperText Makeup Language, Cascading Syle Sheets, Extensible Makeup Language, Representational State Transfer, JavaScript Object Notation)

  • Knowledge of a version control system (e.g., Git).

  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery processes and tools (Jenkins)

  • Familiarity with multiple operating systems (Mac Operating System, Windows, LINUX, etc.).

  • Familiarity with SQL and NoSQL databases

Clearance Needed

  • U.S. citizenship with a current DoD Secret clearance and ability to obtain a Top Secret/SCI..

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Pay Range:

Pay Range $63,050.00 - $97,000.00 - $130,950.00

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.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit

Pay and Benefits

Pay 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.

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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Commitment to Diversity

All 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.

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