196089 - Engineer Test 2
Industry
ENG
Region
VA-Virginia
City
Dulles
State
VA
Rate
$74.78 to $78.71 DOE
Duration
6 months
Description


Chipton-Ross is seeking three Engineer Test 2's for an opportunity in Dulles, VA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Requires strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audience.
• Collaborate with development team to understand and assess software changes and related testing required to provide new or modified capabilities for operational users
• Develop testing strategy for user stories, features, and capabilities that define new and modified capabilities that will be added to the
• Develop and document step-by-step test cases based on the software requirements elicited by mission owners and software developers to verify the software is compliant with the requirements captured in the user stories, features, and capabilities
• Test the software in the actual or simulated environment that it was designed for with users of the system in realistic operational conditions
• As part of testing, evaluate the operational readiness of a software application prior to the release or production, ensuring system compliance with external interfaces in a common operating environment
• End-to-end System Integration and Testing
Identify, log, and track defects discovered during testing.
• Work with the team to ensure defects are corrected and the software works as expected
• Assist in the creation of test project status reports and metrics to provide weekly and/or monthly status to the management team
• Ensure proper version control and configuration management of all test objects developed and test environments used

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
For a Principal Software Test Engineer
• 5+ Years with Bachelors in Software or Systems Engineering or Computer Science or closely related discipline (or 0 Years with Master’s Degree)
• 4+ years of relevant work experience in software and systems testing, experience in development and deployment of satellite ground software preferred
• Experience writing operational test plans and test cases
• Experience with full systems development lifecycle for software maintenance, development, and/or implementation projects
• Experience in ensuring full functional testing of new features being added every sprint, with a focus on operational impact and assessment
• Demonstrated experience in technical problem solving, to include decomposition, root cause analysis, solution development, implementation and monitoring

For a Sr Principal Software Test Engineer
• 9+ Years with Bachelors in Software or Systems Engineering or Computer Science or closely related discipline (or 3 Years with Masters or closely related discipline or 1 year with a PhD)
• 8+ years of relevant work experience in software and systems testing, experience in development and deployment of satellite ground software preferred
• Experience writing operational test plans and test cases
• Experience with full systems development lifecycle for software maintenance, development, and/or implementation projects
• Experience in ensuring full functional testing of new features being added every sprint, with a focus on operational impact and assessment
• Demonstrated experience in technical problem solving, to include decomposition, root cause analysis, solution development, implementation and monitoring


Preferred:
• Experience with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence, and Bitbucket)
• Experience with Container Management (Dockers and Kubernetes)
• Experience in using risk-driven techniques to develop, maintain and execute operational test cases for mission unique software
• Ability to interact with development team and operational users to assess current software gaps, develop testing strategies, and recommend solutions for testing operationally relevant objectives
• Ability to assess overall operational effectiveness of a system to accomplish the specified mission, with consideration to functional stability, interoperability, training, and capability to meet defined mission outcomes


EDUCATION:
Bachelor's Degree is required.
School must be accredited.

HOURS:
5/40 work week.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Kevin Suk
ksuk@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x230 or (800) 927-9318 x230

To ensure compliance with President Biden’s September 9, 2021 executive order, the client is implementing a new requirement for U.S.-based employees to either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved reasonable accommodation (based on a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief) exempting them from the requirement, by December 8, 2021 (timing may vary in some states). Individuals who are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for a reasonable accommodation during the post-offer process. Individuals with approved accommodations will be subject to frequent COVID-19 testing.

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

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.