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Job #: R-00022429
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Leidos Civil NISC III program has an opening for a Test Engineer in Washington, DC. The candidate will lead the overall testing environment for multiple projects. Specifically, the candidate will be responsible for the creation and execution of manual and automated test plans, scenarios, scripts, and procedures following the FAA System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Agile Methodologies. The candidate will review, report and submit all results of testing to the project manager. The candidate will work with senior Software Engineers to remediate software bugs and perform multiple test cycles. Selected candidate may advise project team leader and IT management on ways to improve quality of software being delivered to Quality Assurance (QA) for test. The candidate will participate in product design reviews to increase the candidate’s understanding of functional requirements, and product designs. The candidate will be assigned to generate and review software documentation and report to the team lead about inconsistencies that team lead may use to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, or completeness, or to mitigate risks. The candidate will be expected to manage their work within the time frame set out by the project plan.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field and 8+ years of relevant experience. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of a degree. The selected candidate will have experience and can demonstrate complete understanding and capability to: • Expertise with developing and implementing Selenium solutions. • Knowledge, skills, and experience in developing test and quality plans, evaluating requirements for testability, evaluating and establishing test approaches and methods, developing test cases and constructing functional, regression, and performance/load/stress scripts using test tools. • Knowledge, skills, and experience in evaluating requirements for testability, evaluating and establishing test approaches and methods, developing test cases and constructing functional, regression, and performance/load/stress scripts using test tools. • Experience developing test plans, quality plans, a test schedule that integrates with master project schedule (must include a testing work breakdown scheduled (WBS) that includes the tasks, time segments, Level Of Effort (LOE), and critical path defined, checklist or reports that map test results to quality metrics, test cases, test scripts, progress reports, risk list and remediation reports. • Experience developing testing programs that address areas such as the functional and operational performance of the system. • Experience documenting test procedures to ensure repeatability and compliance with standards. • Experience using JIRA and FTP. • In addition the candidate will have experience with the following activities for a Federal program following a formal System Development Life Cycle (SDLC): - Regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability. - Creating or maintaining databases of known test defects. - Documenting software defects and report defects to software developers. - Monitoring bug resolution efforts and track successes. - Investigating customer problems referred by technical support. • Deep analytical skills to understand complex procedural problems, identify root causes, and provide solutions. • Strong written and verbal communication skills. • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and pass FAA security screening for positions of public trust. Desired Qualifications • Master’s degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Technology or related field. • Experience designing or developing automated testing suites. • Experience implementing standards, methods and procedures to determine product release. • Experience evaluating or recommending software for testing and/or bug tracking readiness. • Experience installing, maintaining, or use software testing programs • Experience testing SharePoint-based applications.

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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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