The Leidos Intelligence Group currently has an opening for a Test Engineer to work in our Springfield, Virginia location. This is an exciting opportunity to use your technical skills helping the Information Technology Enterprise Managed Services (ITEMS) User Facing Services (UFS) mission at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). In this mission, we provide NGA with a bridge to the future, strengthening critical ISP services to mission users, harnessing the capacity of current and emerging Intelligence Community Information Technology Enterprise (IC ITE) services, and delivering the Power of GEOINT into the hands of users supporting critical time-sensitive missions. Our team operates and sustains UFS for NGA, provide continuous improvement in the effectiveness and efficiency of UFS, implement special orders to rapidly support mission needs without disrupting daily operations and posture NGA to transition to future IC DTE service offerings.
The Test Engineer is responsible for developing, maintaining and executing test plans in a multiple baseline, multiple classification environment with significant COTS, GOTS, FOSS and custom programs' software, hosted across Windows, Solaris and Linux architectures, deployed to workstations, servers and Web, worldwide.
Writes and updates test plans, procedures, project schedule, and test reports
Executes test cases (especially integration and regression), documents findings and raises problems with software maintainers; helps identify workarounds
Plans test support around system transitions, migrations and infrastructure updates
Proven experience working with multiple baselines and datasets, multiple classifications and system architectures
Excellent attention to detail; works well under pressure to meet team deadlines
Captures and configuration controls test artifacts from each test cycle
May support Enterprise test/data events, steering groups, readiness reviews, demos or TEMs, or write/update discrepancy reports, problem, incident or PTR tickets
Identifies risks, issues and concerns and offers mitigation plans
Fluent with MS Office and Windows desktop, RHEL and Solaris architectures helpful
Working in multiple test environments and virtual machines, SCCM thick and APP-V virtual deployments is helpful
Experience in simple process automation, especially PowerShell and Unix shell scripts is helpful
Experience in test automation (e.g., Selenium or similar) is helpful
Identifies opportunities for technology insertion or test automation
Identifies gaps in documentation, functional test coverage and knowledge; recommends corrective actions, especially scheduling knowledge transfer TEMs with SMEs
Works independently to achieve day-to-day objectives with significant impact on operational results or project deliverables.
Responsible for entire projects or processes within a technical area.
May be responsible for coaching and peer reviewing the work of other testers
Develops technical solutions that require collaboration with internal experts, deep analyses and understanding of impact on end-product/solution.
Strong communicator who shares information across stakeholders, including customer, program management and SMEs, vendor, external program POCs
Works to influence team members with ongoing process improvements, regarding solution design, process and/or approaches. Conducts continuous lessons learned with stakeholders.
Maintains required training, system accounts and privileges needed for ongoing test support
Candidate must be a U.S. citizen with an active TS/SCI clearance and ability to obtain Poly.
Minimum Education/Experience Required:
Requires Bachelors Degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
Experience in lieu of degree
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Engineering
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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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