Senior QA Engineer

Quality, Engineer, Aerospace, Test, Access, Manager, Engineers, Engineering, QA, API, Development, Java, XML, SQL
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Position: Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Location: Herndon, VA

Exostar - The Company:

Exostar’s cloud-based platforms create exclusive communities within the Aerospace and Defense, Life Sciences, and other highly-regulated industries where members securely collaborate, share information, and operate compliantly. Within these communities we build trust. By analyzing community data we provide insights and intelligence, enabling organizations to make better, timelier decision, to mitigate risk, and operate more efficiently.

Exostar - The Employer:

  • We believe in employee development: we promote internally and provide training and educational assistance
  • We provide a fun, engaged workplace, with social and community-building events
  • We offer comprehensive benefits and PTO plans, including a holiday break between Christmas and New Year’s Day

Job Overview:

An exciting opportunity to be a team member of the test team contributing in each phase of Exostar’s product delivery lifecycle and to participate in Exostar’s Test Community of Practice. This opportunity includes leading testing and automation of the Secure Access Manager product in Exostar. Exostar is a leader in secure cloud-based solutions that improves identity access management, collaboration, and supply chain management for regulated industries.

Your day, if you join us: Essential Job Functions

  • Participating in all phases of the development life cycle to advocate quality
  • Developing test plans, testing options to mitigate risk, and test strategies
  • Identifying test scenarios for system and integration testing
  • Leading other Quality Assurance Engineers
  • Writing manual and automated test cases based on requirements or user stories
  • Executing manual and automated test cases
  • Executing performance test cases
  • Reporting test metrics to project and management team
  • Reporting and tracking defects
  • Developing and enhancing Quality Engineering process, policy, and procedure documentation


You meet our “must haves” for this role if you have:

  • BS degree in a technology discipline or similar experience in a QA role
  • Strong understanding of common QA methodologies
  • Minimum 10 years related QA experience (Agile and/or Agile/Waterfall Hybrid)
  • Minimum 5 years testing web-based software solutions including back-end validation
  • Minimum 2 years API testing experience
  • Minimum 2 years Behavior Driven Development and design/developing Gherkin format test cases experience
  • Minimum 4 years QA leadership experience
  • Test automation development experience (Java, Selenium)
  • Test data management experience
  • Experience with web based security applications
  • Strong team approach to problem solving
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Proven ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability for analytical and critical thinking
  • Ability to interface with customer and represent Exostar
  • Must be a U.S. Person


You’re exactly who we’re looking for if you have:

  • Experience with Test Tools such as Zephyr, JIRA, Selenium, TestNG, Cucumber, Postman, Swagger, and JMeter
  • Experience with Java, XML, SQL, and RDBMS
  • Experience in Agile, Test Driven Development and/or Behavior Driven Development
  • Experience and professionalism working directly with customers
  • Experience with resource capacity and work based LOEs


Exostar is an Equal Employment Employer. The company provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability status or genetic information. Exostar is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons in all facets of employment including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, training, benefits, transfers and working conditions.
Dice Id : 10110452
Position Id : SENIO01383
Originally Posted : 2 weeks ago
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