166008,  Automation Tester 3 - VA -

Category: IT
Job Title: Automation Tester 3 - VA
Region: VA-Virginia
City: Springfield
State: VA
Rate: Up to $74.88 DOE
Duration: 1-3 months, CTH

Northrop Grumman Technology Services is looking for an Automation Tester to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals to provide technical expertise in design, development, deployment, and maintenance of software applications. This position requires a highly motivated, self-reliant team player who is comfortable with managing multiple tasks and responsibilities. This position will be located in northern Virginia. The qualified applicants will become part of Northrop Grumman's team to support the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD) suite of computer and automated software applications. CBP PSPD supports a broad range of complex business systems which are instrumental to the CBP mission of securing our borders while facilitating legitimate trade and travel.
Responsibilities include:
o Develops automated test scripts to validate functional, technical and performance requirements.
o Executes test scripts during internal system testing.
o Documents test issues and works with development team to validate/recreate.
o Performs retesting and regression testing.
o Documents test results for incorporation into Requirements Traceability and Verification Matrix.
o Provides support to client testers during acceptance testing, including test script walkthroughs, document testing issues and test results, and answering questions on system functionality.
o Develop and implement program test plans, quality assurance plans, programs and procedures using the testing tools.

Position requires the individual to pass a CBP background investigation.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field with 5+ years of experience or equivalent experience; 3 years with Masters; 0 years with PhD.
Must possess a minimum of 5 years of direct relevant experience
Must have knowledge and experience working with and supporting the development of an overall test plan and tailored test plans for each release
Must have knowledge and experience developing automated test scripts and working with one or more of QTP, HP-UFT, Selenium, Rational Functional Tester and/or Junit
Must have familiarity with writing database scripts for backend validation
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with Atlassian toolset, including Jira, Confluence.
Prior experience with CBP or current CBP BI

Bachelor's degree in computer science, Masters, or PhD.

5/40 workweek

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Max Cameron at
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x242 or (800) 927-9318 x242

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