QA Automation Engineer

  • Fornetix,
  • Ashburn, VA
QA Automation Engineer, Selenium, Python, JIRA, N-Tier, RDMS, PostgreSQL, Agile, C#, Python, Ruby, API, C++, Java, Linux
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

We are currently looking to grow our QA department at our Ashburn, VA office.  If you are passionate about QA and interested in being part of a dynamic team working in a start-up, agile environment while building cutting edge encryption management software and hardware, please apply now.


  • Work within an agile team through all phases of product development including design, implementation, and release
  • Apply software quality best practices and procedures to advocate, influence, and drive quality within a fast moving agile scrum environment
  • Design and implement reusable automated tests to support continuous integration, regression testing, and quality deployments
  • Develop, implement, and execute test cases and scripts within project sprints
  • Collaborate with scrum team in identifying testing goals
  • Apply technical expertise to challenging programming and design problems relating to quality engineering
  • Implement both manual and automation test coverage as appropriate
  • Support defining acceptance criteria for product development stories associated with Key Orchestration product development with a focus on testability
  • Support development of appliance operating system test plans for systems level verification and validation

Desired Experience

  • Deep understanding of software QA methodologies and software testing life cycles
  • Proficient in writing test plans, developing test case scenarios, and documenting defects
  • Understanding of common enterprise systems design patterns (N-Tier, Agent based architecture in particular)
  • Experience with RDMS (PostgreSQL preferred)
  • Experienced in defect/agile management systems (Jira preferred)
  • Experienced in at least one high level programming language (C#, Python, Ruby)
  • Experienced in at least one automated test framework (Selenium, Cucumber)
  • Experienced in at least one CI build system (Jenkins preferred)
  • Expertise with API testing
  • Experienced in QA Testing of Enterprise Applications with a focus on C++, Java, and C applications
  • Familiarity with structured languages such as  Java and C++
  • Proficient with Linux and system administration scripting language (Bash)
  • Experience with QA open source test tools
  • Understands the importance in focusing on being successful versus being right when analyzing possible solutions for a given systems problem.
  • Demonstrates understanding that systems are made up of People, Process, and Technology.
  • Demonstrates understanding of system life-cycles and application of system life-cycle methodologies.
  • Understanding of Agile principles - specifically iterative/incremental development\release of capability, high level of customer interaction
  • Ability to provide creative and innovative solutions for test approaches, analyze and troubleshoot product defects, and translate product requirements into test cases and automated test scripts


  • 4 Year College Degree in an information technology, software development/engineering, or security policy discipline.
  • Scrum certification or training a plus

Posted By

Andrew Smith

1602 VILLAGE MARKET BLVD., STE 460 Leesburg, VA, 20175

Dice Id : 90920859
Position Id : 742069
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