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Test Automation Engineer

NLT Management Services Washington, DC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

NLT Management Services, LLC is looking to fill a Test Automation Engineer contract position in the Washington D.C. area.

As a Test Automation Engineer, you will:

  • Implement End-to-End Test Automation and Tools Strategies/Roadmaps, including performance and load testing.
  • Support Test Automation Solution Planning and Estimation. Analyze current architecture and test platforms to formulate a vision for growth and expansion.
  • Perform detailed test designs using sound software test engineering principals in the context of test automation platforms and integration across distributed systems
  • Collaboratively elaborate requirements to enable Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) with BAs and developers.
  • Perform tasks required for automated test implementation including review acceptance criteria (Gherkin scripts), create integration/regression test scenarios, implement data management strategy, and generate required reports.
  • Improve existing test automation frameworks (i.e. make them faster, more flexible and easier to use). Utilize parallel processing or grid systems to speed up the tests

Basic Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Eligible to obtain and maintain Government Security Clearance
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business or other related scientific or technical discipline with 9 years IT experience
  • Requires 3 years of experience with quality assurance/quality control processes, tools and best practices
  • Strong programming/scripting experience and passion for testing
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Test Automation including planning, assessments, script development & maintenance preferably in cloud environment
  • Minimum of 4 years demonstrated experience in one or more of the following testing toolsets/frameworks:
    • Selenium Grid/WebDriver
    • Cucumber/Gherkin
    • jUnit, TestNG
    • HP Test Suite
    • Maven/Gradle
  • Minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience in one or more of the following:
    • Java
    • JavaScript
    • Eclipse, IntelliJ
  • Demonstrated experience with Continuous Integration, including one or more of the following build/deploy/version control tools:
    • Jenkins
    • Maven
    • Git
    • Grunt
    • Participate in Project Planning and Reviews as well as Test Design, Execution, and Assessment of Results for Solution Delivery Services (SDS) Software Development Projects. Examples of detailed task assignments – might vary by specific project:
      • Support the definition/design of a project’s Test environment.
      • Review input artifacts for testability and Participate in preparation of test data
      • Create and execute project test scripts. Functional and non-functional including (not limited to) Data/database, interface, business functionality, performance, load, usability, and security
      • Design and write automated regression test packages
      • Develop/perform CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete) database testing using SQL
      • Log and communicate test findings to the project manager for resolution of issues
      • Track and report testing activities/status
      • Transfer test scripts and knowledge to Application Support team to facilitate regression testing of production releases
  • HP Test Suite desired, or similar testing suite;
  • Configuration of automated testing tools and developing automated test scripts;
  • Development of Test Cases, and Automated Test Scripts;
  • Confluence, JIRA, SharePoint and MS Team Foundation Studio experience required
  • Pro-actively seek and promote ideas/mechanisms to support management’s strategic direction for the Test Discipline and improve its Software Development Methodology
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Software Testing of applications that complied with the applicable organization’s Software Development Lifecycle Methodology standards
  • Experience with traditional, DevOps and agile software testing required.
  • Experience developing organization specific metrics to measure and improve Software Testing
  • Experience working in adaptive methodologies like Agile, DevOps and Scrum, etc.
  • Experience in testing UI/UX best practices and 508 compliance
  • Strong written and communication skills required
  • Must be a self-starter/self-directed member of the team

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience in all or some of the following programming platform:
    • Linux and Bash command line
    • RESTful APIs/JSON, SOAP
  • Experience working with databases and various data formats and related technologies for testing.

NLT Management Services

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