Quality Assurance and Test Automation Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)


  full-time   employee

United States


Quality Assurance and Test Automation Engineer

Quality Assurance and Test Automation Engineer (Senior)

KBR, in support of the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, is seeking a Quality Assurance and Test Automation Engineer. The qualified candidate will be a key contributor to development and testing of a web-based system used to store, retrieve, track, and visualize United Kingdom (UK) Ministry of Defence (MOD) logistics information. The successful candidate will possess manual and automated testing experience on web-based applications, and a demonstrated ability to create detailed test specifications and plans. In this role, you will automate functional tests and use-case scenarios working with business stakeholders, developers, and the project manager. Candidate must be clearable for position of Public Trust.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Implement and develop automated test practices for web applications
  • Design, create, and maintain Selenium test scripts for databases, software use-cases, bug fixes, and system usability; perform regression and negative testing within the product development lifecycle
  • Define and report meaningful test metrics based on requirements, specifications and designs
  • Create detailed, comprehensive test strategies and plans to identify, record, and track defects
  • Provide quality control expertise for management to develop, maintain, and refine quality practices
  • Provide leadership and work guidance to less experienced test and development personnel

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and institute software testing and quality assurance practices within established high-performance development teams; active adaptive learner and leader who facilitates and demonstrates healthy, positive growth
  • Extensive experience in software application test automation including test planning and development for APIs, micro-services and web applications using Microsoft test frameworks like MS-Test, Cypress, or Selenium with .NET Core 2.0/3.1
  • Comprehensive skills in system and software management tools such as Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2017+ and Git; familiarity with Angular 8/9, Angular Material, .NET Core, C#, SQL Server 2016, Java Script, TypeScript, and HTML 5
  • Demonstrated ability to operate in a continuous integration, continuous development (CI/CD) environment using Jenkins, Docker, TeamCity, or similar software
  • Software development experience using scripting languages, especially JavaScript or Node.js
  • Familiarity with unit testing frameworks such as TestNG, Mocha, or NUnit
  • Experience with source code control and configuration management systems
  • Knowledge of object-oriented programming, design, and debugging
  • Ability to leverage ad-hoc database queries using SQL or SQL tools such as Toad

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent in engineering, computer science, information systems, or other related technical degree

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Solutions and Energy sectors. KBR employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:

Government Solutions , serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics

Technology Solutions , featuring proprietary technology, equipment, catalysts, digital solutions and related technical services for the monetization of hydrocarbons, including refining, petrochemicals, ammonia and specialty chemicals, as well as inorganics

Energy Solutions , including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver .