Lead Test Engineer

    • SPARTA, Inc. dba Cobham Analytic Solutions
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
USD 92,200.00 - 161,400.00 per year
Full Time


Value engineering
Quality assurance
Test methods
Software testing
Test plans
Test scenarios
Test cases
Regression analysis
Performance testing
Agile testing
Manual testing
Web services
Team management
Automated testing
Security clearance

Job Details

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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 has emerged as a leader in the development of cutting-edge solutions for the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and other government agencies. Our tremendous success can be attributed to our people and our priorities. We hire the best; we make them a priority and we never lose focus on the mission. It's why we're here. We have built this cultural legacy by working closely with analysts and operators to understand their needs and delivering meaningful value through innovative, cost effective and intuitive software solutions.

Our Space Operations directorate is passionate about making America the undisputed leader in Space because we understand that ensuring our nation's security for future generations depends on it. Parsons creates game changing solutions by teaming highly respected subject matter experts with brilliant technologists. Are you an experienced software test engineer that has developed and managed software testing activities for enterprise level systems? Do you want to be part of a team that is helping the government solve major national security challenges in the space domain? We need your help.

Our team is looking for an experienced test engineer that has developed, managed and executed software testing paradigms. In this position, you will be a member of a growing Agile team supporting the development of critical mission applications for the space community as a member of Parsons' Space Operations Directorate. You will work with software engineers and space analysts to create space situational awareness solutions for the space domain stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Design, develop, and execute automated and manual tests for a wide range of services and features
  • Manage test teams in multiple locations under one test methodology
  • Identify, analyze, and document defects and track resolutions
  • Lead and participate in test planning, project status meetings and reviews
  • Design and develop a reliable, scalable and maintainable test framework
  • Manage test schedule, planning and execution, across all development efforts
  • Design, manage and execute testing against web services
  • Manage test analytics process in determining test coverage against all services
  • Author test plans and reports
  • Design, maintain test cards across all development efforts
  • Brief customers on status of tests and readiness of development cycles

Required Skills
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in a technical discipline, with at least 8 years of software testing experience; relevant experience may be accepted in place of a degree
  • Experience writing test plans, test scenarios, test cases, execution of test cases and documentation and interpretation of test results
  • Experience with some or all phases of testing: functional, regression, integration, and performance testing
  • Extensive design and understanding of Agile test methodology principles
  • Experience creating manual test scripts from scratch
  • Great interpersonal and communications skills, while establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with team members
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, flexible environment, and take the initiative to learn new tools and concepts quickly.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in both spoken and written English

Desired Skills
  • Experience testing SOAP and REST web services
  • Experience working with multiple development teams
  • Minimum of 2 years of team management experience
  • Experience with automated testing
  • Ability to work with vague or changing requirements
  • Security+ certification
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Not Applicable/None

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:
$92,200.00 - $161,400.00

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

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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