QA Automation Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

    Raytheon is seeking a QA Automation Engineer to be an integral part of the Mission Technologies team to support both web and mobile products and customer programs in Herndon, VA. The QA Automation Engineer will work within an agile development organization and be accountable for Reviewing quality specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback, creating detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases, estimating, prioritizing, planning and coordinating quality testing activities and managing timeline commitments. The engineer will be responsible for:

    • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
    • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
    • Estimate, prioritize, plan, coordinate, and perform testing activities
    • Design, develop, maintain and execute automation scripts for mobile platforms for iOS and Android and web applications using suitable automation frameworks of choice
    • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
    • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
    • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
    • Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
    • Monitor debugging process results
    • Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions
    • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
    • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

    Mission Technologies, a sub group of High Consequence Missions in Raytheon, employs individuals who have a creative and forward thinking approach to product development. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs, while being cost-effective. If you hold an engineering background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to software quality problems, a readiness to learn and a desire to grow professionally, we would like to talk with you.

    Required Skills/Education:
    • Minimum 7 years of work experience in software quality assurance
    • Proven work experience in software development
    • Proven work experience in software quality assurance
    • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
    • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
    • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
    • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools both for Mobile and Web applications
    • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
    • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
    • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
    • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject


    Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.