Leidos Software Test Engineer in SPRINGFIELD, Virginia
The Defense & Intelligence Group of Leidos is seeking a Software Test Engineer to support the Information Technology Enterprise Management Contract within the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. This position is located in Springfield, VA.
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. Knowledge of Electronic Light Table (ELT) software such as RemoteView, is helpful.
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 work-arounds
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
Skills & Tasks: Moderately complex - executes documented test cases and works with SMEs to extend test data and missing test cases. Analyzes cross-functional problem sets, identifies root causes for test failures and work with other maintainers to resolve issues. Assists peer testers with their activities, following standard operating procedures consistently.
Individual Work / Teamwork or Leadership / Management: Leadership/ Management - Works individually, actively participates on integrated teams, and leads multiple tasks, projects or teams. Oversees and monitors performance, and when required, takes steps to resolve issues.
Guidance: Works independently to achieve day-to-day objectives with significant impact on operational results or project deliverables. Works to influence team members with ongoing process improvements, regarding solution design, process and/or approaches. Conducts continuous lessons learned with stakeholders.
Education/Min Years Experience: HS/GED -- 12 years experience, Associates -- 10 years experience, Bachelors -- 8 years experience
Active TS/SCI with Poly clearance is required
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.