Software Test Automation Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2019-01-13
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Huntsville
Alabama
35806
United States

Description

SAIC has an opening for a Software Test Automation Engineer to support the Systems Simulation, Software and Integration (S3I) Directorate at Redstone Arsenal. 

  • The candidate for this position will provide software test and development support to the U.S. Army Systems Simulation, Software and Integration Directorate.
  • The candidate will be working as part of a software development team that is designing and developing software applications that will enhance Army aviation maintenance activities.
  • Development is in a Microsoft Windows environment.
  • The candidate will directly support the development team as a software tester/test automation developer. 

Responsibilities:

  • Writing CodedUI Tests against a C# WinForms/WPF application
  • Testing activities to include writing test plans, executing tests, regression testing, performance testing, sprint testing, etc.
  • Contribute in improving the overall quality of our software development processes and practices.
  • Assist in the estimation of product development efforts.
  • Follow development processes, coding standards, and methodologies.
  • Resolve technical issues through debugging, research, and investigation.
  • Keep management informed of testing progress status regularly.
  • Professional communication skills demonstrated on a daily basis.
  • Mentor other team members on testing best practices.
  • Reports to a Test Lead.  

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Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Education Requirements: 

  • BS degree from an accredited college/university in computer engineering, computer science, or related technical field is required and 0+ software experience. 

Required Skills:

  • Experience with test automation.
  • Experience with C#.
  • Experience with writing and executing test cases.
  • Experience with scripting languages.
  • Experience working with databases using SQL queries.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the software development industry.
  • Ability to work with large and complex data sets.
  • Candidates must be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance 

Desired Skills:

  • Experience writing CodedUI tests through Visual Studio
  • Experience writing automation against WinForms or WPF
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile process
  • Development experience with .Net and Visual Studio IDE
  • Experience with automated unit testing frameworks.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Team Foundation Server