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Job #: R-00015549
Location: Beavercreek, OH
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time


Job Requisition:

Software Test Lead

Job Description:

Leidos ranks in the top 40 on LinkedIn's 2017 "Top Companies" list. We offer challenging and meaningful problems, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals and growth. 

We are seeking a talented Software Development Professional with a specialization in test automation to join our Streaming Video Team. They will work to enhance the reliability of our best-in-class video services, which are in active use by global customers. This position is located in Dayton, OH.

As the Software Test Lead, you will be charged with the vital role of proving that our software is safe, reliable, and performant. We tackle problems like ensuring delivery consistency over unstable UDP networks or assessing accuracy in the display of corrupted video. If you join us, you’ll meet these responsibilities with the latest in automation and machine learning. Successful candidates will have a practical understanding of testing and test automation throughout the entire development lifecycle. They should have prior experience working with developers and directing a team of traditional testers to validate components of a software suite. Finally, they have worked on automated testing for both system-level and integration regressions in a high reliability environment.


- Guide and develop sophisticated automated testing for some of the hardest problems in the industry

- Work directly on the core engineering team for products in active deployment around the world

- Develop, maintain, and extend the test automation infrastructure
- Execute functional, system, regression, and performance testing

- Help drive towards our goal of 100% code coverage through leadership of a team of testers and developers

- Provide technical leadership for the test team
- And other assigned tasks


- Either: A Computer Science or related degree and 8 years of experience, OR twelve years of experience

- One to two years of experience with at least one major integration test framework, such as Selenium or Ranorex

- Prior experience with standard software engineering tools, particularly Git and Jenkins

- An understanding of both the theory and practice of test driven development

- Familiar with Agile Methodologies, preferably SCRUM or Kanban

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: U.S. citizenship and ability to obtain/maintain a TS/SCI clearance is required. Active Secret clearance is strongly preferred.


Two or more of the following strongly preferred:

- One to two years of experience with machine learning as applied to test automation and fuzzing

- One to two years of experience with data delivery over unreliable networks, ideally video streaming
- One to two years of experience with the intricacies of video processing and transcoding

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Testing and Quality Assurance



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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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