The Leidos Spatial Solutions team has an opening for an experienced Test Engineer to provide Agile DevOps support to mission critical systems. As a Test Engineer on this program, you will have the opportunity to perform software development to implement scripts, evaluate test results, and feedback loops in a Continuous Integration Continuous Delivery Pipeline.
Participate in program Agile software development initiatives (standup, planning, Increment planning) to support innovation and enhancement of custom applications through iteration/functionality testing
Participate and collaborate with team members to assess tickets to ensure proper testing and delivery of functionality per User Story Acceptance Criteria
Collaborate with team members (Scrum Master, Product Owner, Software Developers) to develop test approaches with emphasis on automation of recurring/regression test cases through selected toolsets
Develop test validation scripts using program designated languages (ex: Python)
Develop automated test cases for continued product release quality.
Leverage DevOps practices to ensure repeatability and Configuration Management of test cases/scripts are maintained the continuously improved using task management system (JIRA/Confluence)
Perform job duties within Commercial cloud development environments
Ability to test both back end applications processes in addition to front end
Significant experience with scripting languages (ex: Python) to automate tasks
Significant experience in test data/script development
Knowledge of or direct experience with software performance testing practices
Direct experience with creation, authoring, execution and documentation of test cases/result sets for software products in an agile cadence
Significant experience working/testing within Commercial Cloud Platforms (ex: AWS) and DevOps tools
Demonstrated ability to work within collaborative environment to execute test cases complimentary to development efforts
Significant experience working in an SAFe Agile and DevOps development environment and tempo
Candidate must have BS degree preferably in Computer Science or related program and 2+ years of related experience.
Must currently possess an active TS/SCI security clearance
Requires BS and 4+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2+ years of prior relevant experience: OR 4 years of experience in lieu of degree
Experience reviewing outputs and capable of tracking test failures back to code changes that resulted in bugs
Capable of review code check-ins to understand the impact of code changes on system functionality and potential applications bugs.
Experience in either software development projects or software integration projects in a service-oriented environment (Cloud, SOA, Web-Services) or virtualization environment.
At least 1 year of experience with unit testing, continuous integration tools, and git version control
Proactive self-starter demonstrating a positive, willing attitude and excellent oral and written communication skills.
Organizational Skills: Can plan and prioritize work. Follows tasks to their logical conclusion and makes sure that everything has been done to the right standard. Good attention to detail.
Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently to team members and clients, verbally and in writing. Able to present ideas in a variety of ways depending upon audience and context.
At least 1 years of experience with DoD Aeronautical Datasets
At least 1 year of experience with AWS cloud formation templates
At least 1 year of experience with Team Collaboration tools (Jira, Confluence)
Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 25%
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Software 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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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