2026514 Test Engineer $185,000.00

  • Level 1 - Subject Matter Expert
  • Reston VA

Description:

Position Requires a Top Secret (TS/SCI) Clearance with a Polygraph.

This role provides technical expertise with developing and executing automated testing scripts as part of a tailored SAFe Agile DevSecOps pipeline. This role performs software development to implement scripts, evaluate test results, and implement a feedback loop in a Continuous Integration Continuous Delivery Pipeline. Flexible cross-training to also provide systems engineering, software development, training, security, and testing is also desired.

Participate in program Agile software development initiatives (standup, planning, Increment planning) to support innovation and enhancement of custom applications through iteration/functionality testing
Participate and collaborate with team members to assess StoryPoint/complexity efforts (using best practices) to ensure proper testing and delivery of functionality per User Story Acceptance Criteria
Collaborate with team members (Scrum Master, Product Owner, Software Developers) to develop test approaches with emphasis on automation of recurring/regression test cases through selected toolsets
Develop test validation scripts using program designated languages (ex: Python)
Develop automated test cases using knowledge of custom Applications through designated GUI/COTS products (ex: Selenium and Katalon Studio)
Leverage DevOps practices to ensure repeatability and Configuration Management of test cases/scripts are maintained the continuously improved
Develop and document end-to-end functionality test case narratives using task management system (JIRA/Confluence)
Generate test data and identify use/corner cases required to meet User Story/Customer needs
Support performance testing/evaluation activities using tools such as Jmeter
Perform job duties within Commercial cloud development environments

Details:

Labor Category: Test Engineer
Position Level: Level 1 – Subject Matter Expert
Salary: Up to $185,000.00 per year
Core Hours: 9am to 4pm
Location: Reston VA

Mandatory Requirements:

Proficient with common Agile practices and DevOps development practices
Expert experience with scripting languages (ex: Python) to automate tasks
Expert experience in test data/script development
Ability to test both front end changes and back end applications processes
Knowledge of or direct experience with software performance testing practices
Expert experience with creation, authoring, execution and documentation of test cases/result sets for software products in an agile cadence
Expert experience working in an Agile development environment and tempo
In-depth experience working/testing within Commercial Cloud Platforms (ex: AWS) and DevOps tools
Demonstrated ability to work within agile team collaborative environment with ability to execute test cases complimentary to development efforts
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Working knowledge of SAFe Agile, its goals and practices
Candidate must have Masters with 15-20 years of prior relevant experience or Doctorate with 15 years of prior relevant experience.

Optional Requirements:

Experience with administration of MS Windows Server or Linux environments (Lab or Personal development space)
Experience reviewing output of CI jobs and capable of tracking test failures back to code changes that resulted in bugs
Capable of review code check-ins to understand the impact of code changes on system functionality and potential applications bugs.
Direct experience with AWS environments.

B4CORP Company Information

B4Corp is a small defense contracting company that focuses on providing an optimum environment for mission-focused, highly skilled consultants to support the United States of America’s intelligence community and other defense organizations.  B4Corp provides a low overhead, highly efficient, high salary environment that allows employees to excel at meeting the client’s needs.  B4Corp is looking for information technology professionals that have a high sense of personal responsibility, self-motivation, and mission drive.

B4Corp’s dedication and care for its employees is reflected in our outstanding compensation and benefits package.  B4Corp’s benefits reflect the company’s policy of putting the employees first.  B4Corp’s maximum flexibility comp / makeup time policy, along with the company’s cafeteria-style benefit plan that allows employees to maximize their Benefit Dollars, reflects B4Corp’s commitment to its employees.

Compensation:

  • Outstanding Salaries

Retirement:

  • Full Vanguard 401k Plan – Featuring a full scope of investment options
    –       100% employer matched contribution up to 6% of employee’s salary
    –       Ability to max out 401k savings $57k ($63.5k if over 50)
  • Employees receive B4Corp phantom stock each year (2-year vesting period)

Insurance:

  • Medical – United Health Care (UHC) (multiple plan options)
  • Dental – United Concordia (UC) Flex Plan
  • Vision – Vision Service Plan Insurance Co (VSP) Signature Plans
  • Mutual of Omaha short-term disability (60% of salary up to $2,000.00/week)
  • Mutual of Omaha long-term disability (60% of salary up to $10,000.00/month)
  • Mutual of Omaha life insurance ($200,000.00)

Employee Referral Bonus:

  • Refer a friend or a coworker and receive $3,000 per year for every year the person works for B4CORP

Paid Time Off (PTO):

  • Seven weeks of leave per year (including ten federal holidays)
  • Flexible work schedule with comp time (with customer approval)

Tuition and Training:

  • Free CBTNuggets Online Training Account
    –       More than 200 online IT courses on a large variety of topics, including networking, security, virtualization, and the cloud
    –       Cisco, Microsoft, and Google
    –       Virtual Labs
  • Free L inux Academy Online Training Account

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