Sr. Software Quality Assurance Engineer/Tester (EG)

    • SPARTA, Inc. dba Cobham Analytic Solutions
  • Fort George G. Meade, MD
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated moments ago


On Site
USD 148,400.00 - 267,100.00 per year
Full Time


Value engineering
Software Quality Assurance
Systems engineering
Test plans
Status reports
Build automation
Code coverage
Pair programming
Test-driven development
Exploratory testing
Continuous Integration and Development
Continuous integration
Continuous delivery
Software development
Java SE
Visual Basic
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe
Computer science
Data structure
Object-Oriented Programming
Microsoft Windows
Windows Client
Programming languages
Test methods
Test scripts
Regression testing
Manual testing
Automated testing
Acceptance testing
Security clearance

Job Details

In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We've got what you're looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons is seeking for a Sr. Software Quality Assurance Engineer/Tester. This candidate will collaborate with engineers and stakeholders to create test plans that identify software problems and their causes. Successful candidates must have the ability to communicate effectively with technical team members, managers, and customers.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • The Software Quality Assurance Engineer/Tester will work collaboratively as part of a model-based system engineering team and will provide test plans and software automation engineering expertise to deliver incremental features to a wide range of products
  • Design, develop, and integrate test and evaluation techniques into our automation frameworks, identify poor performing software and implement fixes to increase reliability, log defects, test scalability of systems, and provides status reports on the progress of tasks
  • Advise and build automation scripts (unit, integration, end-to-end, UI) ensuring code coverage and quality
  • Create, execute, improve, and maintain automation test scripts through standard methodologies, closely monitor test results for swift feedback, and participate in peer code reviews
  • Advocate and evangelize good testing practices and coding methodologies, like pair programming, code reviews, Test Driven Development (TDD), DevSecOps, Exploratory Testing, Behaviour-Driven Development, Continuous Integration (CI), and Continuous Delivery (CD)

What Required Skills You'll Bring:
  • Solid programming background, experience with C, C++, Java, J2SE, XML, Visual Basic Suite including Visual Source Safe, J Builder or similar
  • Strong grasp of computer science fundamentals, algorithms and data structures, Object Oriented programming, and implementing security into software early in the development process
  • Experience with the Windows Development Environment, Windows Client, and other commonly used programming languages
  • Experience conducting end-to-end testing of large or complex system of systems
  • Experience analyzing performance, security, availability, stability, and efficiency of systems
  • Experience validating and verifying application functionality against customer specified requirements.
  • Good understanding of QA methodologies and strong 'hands on' experience developing test scripts for functional, performance, and regression testing that include automated, ad-hoc, and manual testing elements

What Required Skills You'll Bring:
  • A Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline with 12 years of work-related experience
  • A Master's degree in a STEM discipline with 10 years of work-related experience
  • In lieu of a STEM degree Bachelor's degree, a minimum of 16 years of work-related experience is required.
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:
  • USCYBERCOM experience
  • Experience with virtualization technologies (VMWare, Xen, OpenStack, VirtualBox)
  • Experience developing automated test harnesses
  • Experience with RVTM, FAT, Acceptance Testing, and other formal testing procedures and documentation
  • Understanding and experience with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what's next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range:
$148,400.00 - $267,100.00

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company's core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee's wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest-APPLY TODAY!
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