NANA Regional Corporation Senior Test Engineer (Active Top Secret Required) in Quantico, Virginia

Senior Test Engineer (Active Top Secret Required)

Description

TUVA provides turnkey solutions that offer better systems, tools, and methods to further your goals, reduce costs, and streamline operations. From requirements analysis, design, and implementation to operations and training TUVA's personnel are well-versed in best practices across Enterprise IT, Mission Support Services, and Specialized Technologies.

The SME I Test Engineer shall provide autonomous subject matter expertise and support to all aspects of the Government testing process.

Routine Duties:

a. Working with a verification and validation (V&V) team of software testers for this project.

b. Working with the CODIS Software Development Team for system functionality, logic, and clarification.

c. Conduct Government Acceptance Testing (GAT) and to support User Acceptance Testing (UAT), as appropriate.

d. The position(s) will be responsible for learning and testing a complex, multi-tiered, software application.

e. Attempt to reproduce defects reported by end users

f. Work experience beyond basic test procedure/script execution is essential; ability to implement likely end-user interactions and system testing examinations/experimentation based upon program functionality and expected functionality.

g. All software testing will be performed manually and on-site, telework is not permitted for this project.

h. Automated testing in GAT is not being utilized at this time, but software tester automated testing

I. Develop innovative processes, procedures, and techniques to challenge the functionality of the software.

j. Ensure that the developed software is fully functional and ready for end-user interface and operations.

Other duties for this position are as follows:

a. Additional duty/responsibility, serve as a task lead to liaison with the COR and the Tester COR

b. Works with Development Team to understand requirements and report possible conflicts and resolutions.

c. Identifies system anomalies and diagnoses possible causes.

d. Review and provide feedback on contract (operations, maintenance, and development) document deliverables.

Qualifications

Requirements:

Must possess seven (7) years of experience as a software test engineer on complex multi-tiered software such as CODIS to include the following:

  • Creation of formal software test procedures/scripts

  • Development of test data to be used in formal software test procedures/scripts

  • Peer review of software test scripts

  • Manual execution of formal software test scripts

  • Documentation of testing results

  • Identification and reporting of software bugs

  • Must possess an active Top Secret (TS) Security Clearance w/eligibility for SCI

  • Must be willing to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement Must provide objective proof of ability to learn new software applications

  • Must display ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing; specifically, be able to convey complex coding and system interface challenges in plain English and in a way that a non-testing expert can understand.

  • Demonstrate ability to be a problem solver.

  • Demonstrate the ability to be a team player with all CODIS staff and current and future CODIS contactors.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop test plans and procedures and develop innovative ways to test software and end-user interfaces.

  • Demonstrated experience supporting testing scenarios of system functionality.

  • Ability to use tools in establishing automated testing scenarios.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Possess an IT bachelor’s degree

  • Recent (within the last three years) work experience on a project designated as Agile; specifically, being experienced with agile project management approaches within federally contracted efforts.

  • Recent (within the last three years) work in Government Acceptance Testing (GAT).

  • Recent (within the last three years) work experience using Microsoft Test Manager.

  • Recent (within the last three years) work experience using Microsoft Team Foundation Server

  • Recent (within the last three years) work experience using Microsoft Access.

  • Recent (within the last three years) work experience with VMware or similar software application.

  • Recent (within the last three years) work experience with automated testing.

  • Experience with systems engineering as it relates to set up and maintenance of testing environments

  • Ability to function and perform duties in a team environment.

  • Ability to meet project defined or designated deadlines.

  • Willingness to partake in annual travel (Continental US), 1-week per year.

  • Identify testing certifications received within the last three (3) years.

Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job-assist@akima.com or 571-353-7053. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: US-VA-Quantico

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: TUV00827