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Job #: TR-662375
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Yes
Group: Defense & Intel

Job Description:
Leidos is seeking a senior Software Engineer, with Automated Testing experience, to develop and maintain automated test scripts to support agile development and release of applications that support corporate services, legacy mission services, and cloud-based analytic services. Responsible for employing automated test tools and operating in a cloud environment. Use established agile processes to work within the scrum teams to maximize coverage of automated tests, and fill in where necessary with manual test scripts. Support applications in O&M status by maintaining automated test scripts as needed. This position is in the Reston/Herndon area and requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph in order to be considered. The successful candidate will work with a team of software and systems engineers and is expected to be skilled and knowledgeable in industry-standard testing methodologies. Must have experience developing test scripts with security, scalability, and reliability in mind. Must be a dynamic, innovative, self-starting problem solver that can operate with minimal supervision. Candidates will contribute to back-end and/or user interface development when in-between test activities. Responsibilities include: • Work independently to establish the test approach and defect tracking workflow (primarily automated test, augmented with manual tests when necessary) for multiple development scrum teams • Work closely with SE/Scrum Masters for each team to work within the technical and schedule constraints • Participate in 3 week sprints, collaborating with the customer and team, to define, build and test data collection and data management services • Contribute to the scrum teams, participating in daily scrums, and be proactive to work tasks and resolve obstacles • Provide support to DRs detected in service development, delivery and operations
Education/experience required BS Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or a scientific or technical disciple, plus 6 years relevant experience (or 8 years' experience with no degree) Required Skills and Experience • ACTIVE clearance with the US Government sponsor (TS/SCI with Polygraph) • BS Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or a scientific or technical disciple, plus 6 years relevant experience (or 8 years' experience with no degree). • Experience with software testing frameworks (similar to Selenium or JUnit) • Agile workload management and bug tracking (similar to Jira or AgileCraft) • Understanding of RESTful services • Prior application development experience (e.g., Java, JavaScript, Python, NodeJS) Desired Skills • Organizing/supporting user acceptance testing (UAT) prior to Production deployment • Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery tools (e.g., AWS CodePipeline, Jenkins) • Infrastructure as code (IaC) (e.g., AWS CloudFormation, Terraform, Chef, Puppet) • Code quality scans (e.g., SonarQube)

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Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


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Testing and Quality Assurance


Defense & Intel
Leidos 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 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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