The Health Growth Solutions (HGS) at Leidos has immediate openings for a software automation test engineer lead to help us shape, develop, and deliver new software solutions leveraging state-of-the art technologies to our government customers and launch new and innovative products into the commercial healthcare marketplace. Healthcare is one of the fastest growing sectors of the US economy, but the industry faces many challenges in delivering value to providers and payers and in improving patient care outcomes in a highly dynamic marketplace. Our engineers are at the forefront of defining and building solutions to address those challenges using a go-fast agile approach driven by small teams that rely on and value the contributions of each team member.
As the leader of the Engineering and Ops Software Test Organization, you’ll direct the test team members in the planning, design and execution of end-to-end automated testing in support of the Continuous Integration (CI)/Continuous Deployment (CD) of our products to customers worldwide. You’ll identify opportunities to increase the level of automated testing of our customer products and solutions, plan and execute strategies to achieve test automation objectives, continuously measure and improve the effectiveness of that testing based on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and evaluate and integrate new testing tools, technologies, and procedures to achieve the organization’s technical objectives. You’ll conduct feasibility analysis and create test design solutions for Product teams. You’ll collaborate on the design and implementation of effective test environments, identification, creation and/or procurement of test data sets, and improvement to the Enterprise Services test harness. You’ll collaborate with engineering and product team members, architects, and other IT resources to create and execute test strategies, detailed test plans, and scenarios. You’ll always respect the opinions of others, accept constructive criticism, share your views with a passion for improving the entire team’s performance, and collaborate openly and positively with your teammates.
- Lead a team of automated testers in the planning, design and execution of end-to-end automated testing to support cloud-deployed products and solutions
- Set test automation objectives in coordination with the Engineering and Operations Lead and design and execute plans to achieve those objectives
- Report metrics and status on objectives to the Engineering and Operations Lead.
- Plan for tools, infrastructure and resources necessary to maintain the test organization
- Identify regression test candidates for automation, plan automation activities across the team and automate test cases.
- Estimate test case development and execution effort
- Write test cases and hold test case reviews with stakeholders.
- Enter and update test tickets to track progress.
- Execute test cases/scripts including functional, regression, exploratory, performance, load and smoke tests for both web applications and database.
- Report, track, validate and close bugs.
- Record and report test results.
- Participate in Agile ceremonies, including daily standups, sprint planning meetings, sprint reviews and sprint retrospectives.
- Participate in all phases of risk management assessments and software development with emphasis on analysis of user requirements, test design and test tools selection.
- Utilize software testing applications and COTS products in support of testing activities.
- Support metrics program by collecting and tracking metrics on all activities.
- Use metrics to identify areas for improvement.
- Provide innovative solutions for more efficient testing strategy.
- Mentor other testers in adopting agile and security test strategies.
- BS 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 building and managing a geographically dispersed testing team.
- Experience testing with automated UI testing tools, such as Selenium and Selenide, and methodologies
- Experience testing with Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) tools, such as Gherkin and Cucumber, and methodologies
- Experience testing with automated back-end testing tools and methodologies
- Experience testing with automated unit-testing tools, such as JUnit, and methodologies
- Experience with writing and/or developing test procedures and automated test scripts using frameworks such as Cucumber, Selenium or Zephyr
- Experience with Agile development principles and methodologies
- Familiarity with software design patterns.
- Working knowledge of Agile Development and continuous integration and continuous delivery methodologies and tools.
- Solid understanding of software development process fundamentals.
- Strong, self-motivated desire to learn new tools, frameworks, and techniques.
- Ability to complete tasking independently with minimal direct supervision.
- Ability to work and collaborate effectively within a multi-disciplined engineering team.
- Familiarity with basic web technologies (HTML, CSS, XML, REST, JSON)
- Familiarity with Cloud Technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP)
- Knowledge of a version control system (e.g., Git).
- Familiarity with CI/CD processes and tools (Jenkins)
- Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, Helm)
- Familiarity with Containerized applications and orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes)
- Familiarity with Enterprise Service Bus Technologies (Kafka)
- Knowledge of Agile Development methodologies.
- Familiarity with multiple operating systems (Mac OSX, Windows, LINUX, etc.).
- Familiarity with at least one Relational Database Management System (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, etc.).
- Familiarity with NoSql databases (MongoDB, etc.).
- Experience working with Leidos Enterprise Application Foundry (LEAF) a plus
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:Yes, 75%
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Software Development
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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