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Testing Engineer


Job detailsSalary$54,600 – $113,400 a yearJob TypeFull-timeFull Job Description

Job Description:
Job Description
Are you interested in being an important member on a dynamic team of developers, engineers and analysts dedicated to building new capabilities for Leidos and its customers? The Airborne Mission Operations division is seeking a Testing Engineer to support the Army Geospatial Centers Instrument Set, Reconnaissance and Surveying Capabilities (ISRSC) Program. Commonly known as ENFIRE, the candidate will provide on-going hardware and software testing and integration support for the ISRSC engineer surveying set used by Army Engineers to collect information from the field.

Candidate must possess strong hardware and software (HW/SW) testing skillsets to develop and perform unit, automated, and manual testing of the ISRSC application and its peripheral devices. The candidate will conduct, at a minimum, semi-annual HW/SW technical requirements reviews of new and emerging COTS technologies and provide findings and recommendations to the government for review. Candidate will work alongside team of SW developers in an Agile environment that include daily standups, sprint meetings, and quarterly demos to the customer of ISRSC kit improvements.

Candidate will be responsible for software verification and validation, including test planning, development, execution, analysis and associated documentation. Coordinates testing activities for various projects. Supports bug reporting and tracking and software test processes. Assists in the development of the test strategy in order to meet the release schedule. Adheres to established testing procedures. Works under general supervision. Responsible for defining test strategies, plans, procedures and reports. Responsible for writing tests, executing those tests, and reporting the results. Initiates and analyzes problem reports and change proposals. Ensures that hardware/software under test implements the functionality specified in all approved requirement documents and that it performs as expected from the customers perspective. Develops strong cooperative relationships with development, project management teams and manager to achieve end-to-end product quality. Must have knowledge of Government security policies and familiarity with security-related technologies and auditing tools. Designs, constructs and implements manual and automated tests that thoroughly exercise the product from the perspective of the customer. Assesses system and software level requirement specifications, software design, interface design, test, and other development related documentation as needed. Assists with implementation of the enhancements, including documentation, instruction and hands-on-training of others.

Primary Responsibilities

Utilize strong software testing and critical thinking skills to test and analyze both standard and edge cases for different functionalities of multiple geospatial applications
Reviewing software requirements and preparing test scenarios for both in-house, and client facing demonstrations
Executing tests on software usability including but not limited to: black box/white box testing, load testing, integration testing, OS testing, stress testing, and automated recursive testing
Analyzing test results on database impacts, errors or bugs, and usability of several geospatial applications including mobile and desktop apps
Preparing reports on all aspects related to the software testing carried out and ensuring interoperability with the development team
Interacting with clients to understand product requirements as well as working closely with field teams/ (find a way to say Trainers here) to ensure that both the customer and the end users are getting the best possible product
Participating in design reviews and providing input on requirements, product design, and potential problems
Conduct and report on hardware studies for potential and existing hardware utilized within the ENFIRE system and evaluate performance, cost, and efficiency for each device

Basic Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other related field OR at least 5 years of QA and software testing experience
Basic understanding of programming and programming languages including C#, Kotlin and Windows development
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a focus on client-facing discussion
Experience working on large and complex codebases
Hardware experience and a willingness to work with hardware integration
Familiarity with Agile methodologies and the ability to interface with the design and development teams
Working knowledge of organizational and test management software like JIRA, Miro and Confluence
Current Secret level or higher Security Clearance required

Preferred Qualifications

Masters Degree or equivalent of 2+ years of testing experience
Previous Government Contracting experience
Previous experience in a Geospatial field
Python programming knowledge a plus
SQL knowledge is a plus
Test automation/ recursive testing knowledge is a plus
Willingness to travel to different project sites
Willingness and ability to work on multiple projects at one time
Strong analytical skills
Ability to liaise with other teams within the Geospatial world and interoperate with organizations throughout the space
Ability to communicate findings to technical and non-technical colleagues and bridge the gap between the technical and the non technical
Experience interfacing with military audiences
Military experience as a Combat or Geospatial Engineer, Cavalry Scout or Military Policeman, SGT or SSG

Pay Range: Pay Range $54,600.00 – $84,000.00 – $113,400.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
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