Leidos seeks an experienced Automated Software Tester to provide support for a position in the Herndon, VA area. The Automated Software Tester will work closely with Test Lead to select/upgrade automated desktop test tools, applying the latest techniques in test automation. The Automated Tester will use risk-driven techniques to develop, execute, and maintain automated test suites.
The Automated Software Tester is responsible for implementing automated testing solutions for multiple desktop environments.
Working in a Scrum agile development environment, the Automated Software Tester will collaborate with development, deployment, and test team members; adhere to project schedules and milestones; and provide status updates to Test Lead.
The candidate shall develop and maintain good professional working relationships, especially within the test team and with those who interact regularly with the test team.
Perform other test-related duties as required.
Must have a TS/SCI with poly to be considered
Must have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 4 years experience or Master's degree and minimum of 2 years experience and preferably in Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering
Experience as an applications tester
Experience applying software engineering techniques and best practices
Experienced in the Agile process
Experience in testing applications such as JAVA, Visual Basic, .Net, and HTML
Experience with testing software to verify and validate requirements
Strong analytic and critical thinking skills, with an ability to anticipate, effectively diagnose, isolate, and expediently resolve complex problems
Good communication skills to convey technical concepts
At least two (2) years experience coding scripts using automated testing tools (e.g. Selenium webdriver, proprietary desktop automated testing tools)
Knowledge of requirements & bug tracking tool
Knowledge of version control tool (e.g. git, TFS)
Advance degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or equivalent experience.
At least ten (10) years of experience as an applications tester
Experience installing and setting up automated test tool framework
Excellent communication skills to convey technical concepts
Expert in coding scripts using automated testing tools including, but not limited to, Selenium webdriver
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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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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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