We have the following government role open for ~9 - 10 month contract in Baltimore (Woodlawn), MD.
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IF YOU DO NOT MEET THE EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIRED IN THE "BASIC QUALIFICATIONS" SECTION OF THE ROLE, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY.
Role title: Automation Tester
(Req. #: OE-000; LCAT: ITS2)
Duration: 9 - 10 months contract
Location: Baltimore (Woodlawn), MD
Number of positions available: 2
Description of Work:
Designs test plans for complex distributed systems in accordance with overall testing strategy.
Participate in the full life cycle of an agile project and design and execute manual and automated test scripts.
Develop and execute maintainable automation tests for acceptance, functional, and regression test cases.
Investigate and debug test failures, updating tests or reporting bugs as necessary and provide test coverage analysis based on automation results.
Regularly leads team through preparing and estimation sessions to define acceptance criteria, ensures that the team's acceptance criteria for stories and tasks is appropriate and being met universally.
Quality Assurance to ensure full functional testing of new features being added every sprint, as well as full regression testing for all previously implemented functionality in every sprint.
Collaborate with development organization to understand how development changes affect ongoing Automation efforts.
Ensure proper version control and configuration management of all test object developed and test environments used.
Assist in the creation of test project status reports and metrics and provide weekly and monthly status to the Management.
Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis.
Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed:
Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of relative experience; OR Master's degree and 2 years of relative experience; OR 8 years of relative experience in an IT field in lieu of a degree.
Protractor skill required.
2 years of experience in developing and maintaining automated testing framework and infrastructure.
1 year of experience with Selenium Web driver, Selenium Grid, and DB2.
1 year of experience with Unit Testing tools such as Junit, TestNG, Cucumber and Protractor.
1 year of experience in developing automated test plans, test scenarios, test scripts, acceptance criteria, test data, investigating, and debugging test failures, updating tests or reporting bugs as necessary.
1 year of Core Java technical expertise including JEE, Frameworks (Struts, Spring), object oriented design and design pattern.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Public Trust clearance.
Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration:
Experience in working in an Agile Development environment and automating application developed in Agile Development environment.
Experience in integrating project testing with continuous-integration process.
Understanding of build tools like Maven, ANT.
Understanding of version control tools like Git, SVN.
Understanding of Continuous integration tools like Jenkins, Docker.
Understanding of AWS.
Experience in capturing and reusing automated Unit Test cases, Test Stubs and Drivers and other development test objects.
Experience in using risk-driven techniques to develop, maintain and execute automated test suites to perform automated dynamic testing.
Excellent team building skills, including cross-functional team building.
Proficient in MS Office, MS Visio, and SharePoint.
Experience in using VersionOne and HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
Proficient in Extensible Markup Language (XML) and Object-oriented programming skills.
Prior Federal government experience.