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Job #: R-00005806
Location: Linthicum, MD
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

Job Description
The Intelligence Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Principal Automated Test Engineer to work in the Columbia/Ft. Meade area. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience to support a new, mission critical program being developed with cutting edge technologies.

Job Summary
Leidos is seeking the best and brightest Automated Test Engineers to work on a new development and integration program for a mission critical end-to-end workflow and infrastructure system that utilizes the latest software technologies and methodologies. All development and integration is being done from a green field start with no legacy code or frameworks to port or integrate. The program uses the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) development methodology along with a Secure DevOps toolset and pipeline for continuous development, test, and integration of containerized microservices. The technical solution being developed includes use of Machine Learning and private blockchain technologies to meet the mission requirements. Along with new code development, the program makes use of some of the best open source and leading-edge COTS products in developing this highly secure and automated mission system. We are in need of personnel to provide support for this critical system.

Primary Responsibilities
The selected individual will perform software testing at all levels from unit (module) testing through all levels of software integration testing. He/she will support the software configuration management process and understand all software components and their interface requirements. He/she will develop test data and define test acceptance criteria and will provide and utilize system testing expertise, including knowledge of Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP) and other test documentation, test plans, test methodologies, subsystem interface testing, and software module testing. He/she will be responsible for effectively interfacing with the following groups: software development, test, integration, deployment, and sustainment. He/she may be responsible for leading a team of DevOps engineers test engineers, and/or system integrators.

Basic Qualifications
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below;
• Bachelor's degree System Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science. Three (3) years of relevant professional experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
• Fifteen (15) year of experience developing and conducting unit and system tests to evaluate compliance with customer requirements in an agile environment.
• Must have experience in a technical software/test role providing requirements analysis, design, process execution and evaluation, selection and evaluation of COTS and GOTS tools, and unit testing on both new/legacy systems.
• Must have experience documenting test results for corrective actions, reports, and audits.
• Must have experience testing systems from existing system and functional specifications.
• Must have experience using automated test tools.
• Must have experience analyzing test data, using configuration management tools, and testing applications.
• Must have experience with some of the following: Performance, load, and stress testing, data interface and data migration testing, security testing, code coverage tools, systems integration testing, and database setup and administration.
• Ability to plan and prioritize personal and team tasking and be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
• Must be an independent thinking, capable of performing high quality work, both independently and with a team, in a fast-moving environment.
Preferred Qualifications
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration.
• Experience with software and automated testing frameworks (i.e, JUnit, SOAP UI, Cucumber, Selenium).
• Experience developing and executing automated tests in a containerized microservice architecture.
• Experience with software configuration management and build tools such as Git, Maven, Gradle, Jenkins.
• Experience with Atlassian Tool Suite (Jira and Confluence).
• Experience with programming and scripting languages (i.e., Java, Python).
• Experience with SAFe® system development processes and methodology to include leading the Agile ceremonies.
• SAFe® DevOps Certification

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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