Cleared Software Tester

Leidos - Arlington, VA3.7

Job Description:
The Government Health and Safety Solutions is seeking a Software Tester who will be part of a test team with opportunities to test different products using both manual and automated testing.

The candidate will provide testing support for all software applications tiers including front-end functional testing, middle-tier testing of web services and other APIs, and testing back end and other data processes. In addition, the candidate is expected to perform regression and integration/acceptance testing in an agile development environment. Candidate may also participate in requirements reviews to provide feedback on requirements and to ensure that functional requirements are testable and adequately documented to drive the test process.

Key areas of responsibilities:
Designing test strategies, test plans, and test cases from requirements, design documents and specifications
Identifying regression test candidates for automation and automating those test cases
Plan and lead automation effort to keep automated tests up to date and help the team to implement continuous Integration
Estimating test case writing and execution effort and keeping track of own progress
Test case authoring and holding test case reviews with stakeholders
Execution of test cases including functional, smoke, regression, performance, load and integration tests
Reporting, tracking, validating and closing defects
Recording test results and reporting them
508 compliance test execution and documentation
Participation in daily scrum meetings and weekly test team meetings
Install, maintain, or use software testing programs
Supporting our metrics program by keeping track and gathering metrics on all testing activities
Participate in all phases of risk management assessments and software/hardware development with emphasis on analysis of user requirements, test design and test tools selection

Desired Skills and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or related field) and 8 years of related work experience.
At least 4 years of experience performing as a software tester
Working knowledge of the software development lifecycle and Agile-Scrum development methodology
Experience in drafting test plans and test cases
Experience in using test management tools
Experience with SQL server and experience with writing and executing backend tests using SQL.
Experience with API and endpoint testing
Experience with test automation
Strong verbal and written communication skills
US Citizenship
An Active TS/SCI DoD security clearance, ability to pass CI Poly

ISTQB Certified Tester
Experience with Selenium, XPath and Java
Experience with 508 compliance testing
Experience using Windows operating systems such as Windows 7 and 10
Experience using VMware
Experience with SharePoint 2010/2013
Candidates with experience in creating and implementing automated tests will be given special consideration
Experience working in federal contracting
CI poly within last 5 years preferred