Test Engineer

VA, VA

Posted: 04/26/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: QA/QC Job Number: 26808 Workplace Type: On-site

Job Description

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Testing Engineer to join our Client's team to conduct testing of technically complex software applications.


Essential Functions:

  • Evaluate and understand system's requirements and capabilities. Analyze high-level requirements to derive test cases.
  • Develop test procedures to validate and verify requirements and capabilities.
  • Perform testing on complex software applications and provide associated documentation and recommendations.
  • Document workflows.
  • Support test team execution, including providing input for test reviews.

Qualifications:

  • CLEARANCE: Active TS/SCI w/CI poly preferred or a Top Secret willing to sit for a CI Poly
  • 6+ years of experience testing software applications Sound understanding of, and experience with, the testing process at both the unit testing and system testing levels.
  • Experience in developing test plans/procedures, expected outcomes, and verification statements.
  • Playwright automated test experience or similar (previously used Selenium)
  • Comprehensive understanding of Agile & DevOps methodology and culture.
  • Understanding of software lifecycle management skills related to application development tasks and planning testing cycles.
  • Ability to apply in-depth knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle to help anticipate complexities in the system.
  • Proficient in JIRA/Confluence (or equivalent) and MS Excel spreadsheets.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Quality Engineering, or a related technical field.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance + CI Polygraph
  • Security+ certification
  • Experience with Java, ideally comfortable reading (not coding) Java to understand the code being tested when necessary.
  • Experience with modern web client technologies and the associated front-end to-backend interactions.
  • Experience developing/testing software using an Agile/Scrum methodology.
  • Comfortable working with aggressive timelines, in a team environment, self-starter, and ability to work independently with a willingness to learn and grow.
  • It would be beneficial for the candidate to have some background in space systems.


Security Clearance Required: TS/SCI


Blackstone Talent Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and software firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone's global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.


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