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Job #: R-00004725
Location: Austin, TX
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: NACI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Senior Test Engineer / Software Quality Analyst in our Austin, TX location. This role is onsite without ability to work remote from home office. We do not provide any type of relocation for this role.

The Senior Test Engineer/ Software Quality Analyst will work on software projects by reviewing project user stories and working with other organizations (both within and outside of IT) to understand the complete requirements of the project, including the system software architecture, design, internal and external interfaces, use cases, etc to facilitate creation of Test Plan, Test Cases, Test Scripts, RTM, and then to execute tests and capture results each sprint. Supports Test Automation and Regression Automation activities as part of development scrum.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Analyze, plan and test web based, mobile and desktop applications through collaboration of epics, user stories and design specifications
  • Consult with users, product owners, scrum masters, development, infrastructure and service desk to determine software/system functionality and scope of epis and user stories
  • Develop original test plans, document test results, scope, risks and provide sign-off for applications utilizing Microsoft Team Foundation Server (Test Manager)
  • Identify, report and manage the lifecycle of all software defects using Microsoft Team Foundation Server
  • Responsible for reviewing and providing peer review feedback for business requirements, user stories, technical design documents and QA test plans
  • Responsible for creating and managing automated test scripts using Telerik Test Studio
  • Use discretion and expert judgment to establish level of effort for QA activities
  • Identify QA tasks and track progress against project plans utilizing TFS or other SDLC management tools
  • Perform configuration management and deployment duties
  • Work closely with UAT team to provide knowledge transfer of application functionality and known issues
  • Work closely with Product Owner, Scrum Master, Developers, other QA members, DBA, Configuration Management, Infrastructure and management in an Agile environment
  • Other projects and duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent work experience required
  • 9 to 14 years QA experience in a high-tech environment
  • Must be able to successfully pass National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) background investigation


Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of SQL and able to write complex queries
  • Advanced knowledge of SDLC (e.g., Agile, Scrum) and QA methodologies (e.g., Smoke, Functional, Integration, Regression, System, Black box, White box, Performance, Load and Boundary testing)
  • Must possess experience testing tiered web based applications (e.g., ASP.Net MVC, HTML, XML) utilizing a relational database back-end (e.g., Oracle, SQL)
  • Strong planning and execution skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and a self-starter
  • Effective time management, detail oriented, and strong organizational skills
  • Possess strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Self-motivated team player with the ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as a part of a team as well as independently
  • Advanced knowledge of configuration management including Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of source control tools and methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server configuration including IIS, app pools, services, etc.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Team Foundation a plus
  • Strong knowledge of QA automation techniques and best practices preferably using Telerik Test Studio
  • Solid working knowledge of key QA technologies and tools
  • Ability to manage competing priorities for multiple projects


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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