Test Engineer (SME) Job
Job Description Job Attributes+
Reston, VA 20191, US
Engineering & Technology
Top Secret/SCI Polygraph
Job Description This role provides technical expertise with developing and executing automated testing scripts as part of a tailored SAFe Agile DevSecOps pipeline. This role performs software development to implement scripts, evaluate test results, and implement a feedback loop in a Continuous Integration Continuous Delivery Pipeline. Flexible cross-training to also provide systems engineering, software development, training, security, and testing is also desired.
This role is responsible for technical planning, verification and validation, and fielding. Duties include performing integration, system testing, and quality assurance. This role also requires generating test data in multiple environments.
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 StoryPoint/complexity efforts (using best practices) 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 using knowledge of custom Applications through designated GUI/COTS products (ex: Selenium and Katalon Studio)
Leverage DevOps practices to ensure repeatability and Configuration Management of test cases/scripts are maintained the continuously improved
Develop and document end-to-end functionality test case narratives using task management system (JIRA/Confluence)
Generate test data and identify use/corner cases required to meet User Story/Customer needs
Support performance testing/evaluation activities using tools such as Jmeter
Perform job duties within Commercial cloud development environmentsRequired Skills and Education Proficient with common Agile practices and DevOps development practices
Extensive experience with scripting languages (ex: Python) to automate tasks
Extensive experience in test data/script development
Ability to test both front end changes and back end applications processes
Knowledge of or direct experience with software performance testing practices
Extensive experience with creation, authoring, execution and documentation of test cases/result sets for software products in an agile cadence
Extensive experience working in an Agile development environment and tempo
In-depth experience working/testing within Commercial Cloud Platforms (ex: AWS) and DevOps tools
Demonstrated ability to work within agile team collaborative environment with ability to execute test cases complimentary to development efforts
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Working knowledge of SAFe Agile, its goals and practices
Candidate must have an active clearance with polygraph.
Candidate must have BS with 12-15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10-13 years of prior relevant experience.Preferred Skills and Education Experience with administration of MS Windows Server or Linux environments (Lab or Personal development space)
Experience reviewing output of CI jobs 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.
Direct experience with AWS environmentsAbout BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.
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