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Job #: R-00109742
Location: Baltimore, MD
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Remote
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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We’re seeking a Test Automation Engineer with (preferred) proven experience within the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) environment. This project utilizes rapid design and development techniques in a SAFe© Agile environment to respond to customer demands for meeting the challenges of government healthcare directives. The successful candidate will interface with customers and teams to develop test plans, test cases, test data, automated scripts, etc. and has worked in a DevOps environment.


• Provide testing and analysis of complex systems to ensure systems are compliant with requirements and can perform well in production.

• Independently develop performance, functional, behavioral, API, and 508 (any as needed) test scripts using applicable tools, create test scenarios and execute tests.

• Analyze test results, identify performance root cause, and write test reports to recommend improvements to the system.

• Coordinate with other testers and developers to resolve test problems and ensure customer satisfaction.

• Attend requirements gathering meetings to better understand business needs, functional and system requirements

• Focuses on end-to-end pipeline health and deep visibility into end-to-end quality of the overall program.

• Produce detailed testing documents, including a testing plan, test cases, test data, and test scripts to automate and rapidly perform testing iteratively.

• Develop testing status reporting tools and methods that will allow stakeholders at various levels to quickly assess the system status of their focused area and drill down to get details as needed

• Collaborate with the development and analyst to ensure implementation of the needed business, functional, and system requirements

• Leads and takes ownership of automated testing processes and implements them; contributes to the design and maintenance of the test automation framework.

• Develops high quality automation test engineering best practices, test strategy and principles.

• Attend requirements gathering meetings to better understand business needs, functional and system requirements

• Produce detailed testing documents, including a testing plan, test cases, test data, and test scripts to automate and rapidly perform testing iteratively.

• Provide regular and open communication across the program and stakeholders for transparency and awareness of progress and impediments.

• Work across stakeholders and teams to continuously improve.

• Constantly refine and stay current with emerging themes in larger Medicare policy and provider community.

• Participate with management and cross-functional teams as subject matter expert to develop and improve operating policies and procedures related to user workflows and be an advocate for user community.

• Understand, visualize, and manage upstream/downstream dependencies.

• Drive delivery and continuous improvement by utilizing feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity.

• Mentors' junior members of the team.

Required Qualifications:

• Minimum of 4 years of testing (performance, functional, behavioral, API, and 508) experience.

• A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline. With eight years of general information technology experience and at least four years of specialized experience, a degree is not required.

Must have Ruby experience.

 • 4+ years of test automation experience on data-centric application and systems; Experienced creating test data for healthcare datasets such as provider, beneficiary/patient, quality measures and claims data; Experienced testing APIs; Experienced conducting User Acceptance Testing with users, collecting inputs from users, and supporting users with potential workaround.

• Experience with Agile methodologies

• Experience with Atlassian Jira/Confluence

• Strong analytical skills and innovative thinking

• Demonstrated experience working on large integration systems and executing large-scale projects with large data sets from conception through implementation.

• Excellent command of written and spoken English.

• Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust; residing in the United States

Desired Qualifications: • Strong knowledge and experience in software development in an agile environment • Strong experience with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and/or Medicaid CHIP data

All candidates supporting the CMS programs must have lived in the United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years prior in order to be considered.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $66,300.00 - $102,000.00 - $137,700.00

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

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