Senior QA Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

    Raytheon is seeking a Senior QA Engineer with active Secret security clearance (able to obtain TS/SCI) to be an integral part of the Mission Technologies team to support both web and mobile products and customer programs in Herndon, VA. The Senior QA 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
    • 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
    • Leverage debugging process results to assist developers in bug resolution
    • Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users of implemented solutions
    • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
    • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies
    • Testing custom built mobile devices within enterprise mobile tracking platform.

    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.

    • Active Secret security clearance, able to obtain TS/SCI
    • Minimum 7 years of 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, black box and automated testing
    • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
    • Excellent communications skills
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

    • Active TS/SCI security clearance
    • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
    • Proven work experience in software development
    • Experience in developing automation scripts for mobile platforms for iOS and Android and web applications using suitable automation frameworks
    • Experience with performance and/or security testing
    • Experience with configuration management tools
    • Strong knowledge of SQL and scripting

    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.