Software Test Engineer, Lead in Laurel, MD at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 1/31/2018

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    Laurel, MD
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Job Description

Job Number: R0022487

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Software Test Engineer, Lead

Key Role:
Act as the key point of contact for all quality assurance (QA) aspects of releases, providing QA services and coordinating QA resources. Define or architect test framework requirements and develop or integrate open source test tools to automate test cases and capture test results or metrics and reports. Develop an automation roadmap and deploy reliable automated test cases in the CI infrastructure. Design test specifications, create a test strategy for new and existing features, and automate as many test cases as possible using the test framework or other open source test tools. Leverage test and development best practices, patterns, and processes within test and development teams. Mentor and lead junior or senior engineers on testing best practices, patterns, and processes. Work with the development teams to ensure front-end, back-end, and database system have the necessary APIs and hooks necessary for effective automated testing.

Basic Qualifications:
-7+ years of experience with software quality or testing using automated tools and frameworks, metrics, and reporting, professional software engineering practices and best practices for the full software development cycle, and designing and developing test frameworks
-Experience with key technologies, including operating systems, software development languages, APIs, and databases, including Linux, Java, JavaScript, Web services, Web-based applications, MySQL, and Python
-Experience with implementing testing for continuous integration and deployment processes
-Ability to obtain a security clearance
-BA or BS degree
-Security+ Certification or equivalent or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire

Additional Qualifications:
-Experience with developing automation frameworks for services and devices
-Experience with leading QA efforts on large-scale software projects
-Experience with test-driven development
-Knowledge of computer science fundamentals, including algorithms and data structures
-Ability to show creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness
-Ability to be comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings
-Ability to show passion for software testing and quality and be a team player with high energy who thrives in an ambiguous environment
-Ability to triage issues, react well to changes, work with teams, and multi-task on multiple products and projects
-Ability to be results-oriented with a customer focus
-Possession of excellent organizational skills, including tracking multiple test executions simultaneously and synthesizing the results
-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
-Possession of excellent analytical, trouble shooting, and problem solving skills
-Possession of excellent leadership skills
-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph preferred

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.

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