Principal Test Engineer
We have a need for a Sr. Test Engineer to provide technical expertise with developing and executing automated testing scripts as part of a tailored SAFe Agile DevSecOps pipeline. As a Test Engineer on this program, you will have the opportunity to perform software development to implement scripts, evaluate test results, and feedback loops in a Continuous Integration Continuous Delivery Pipeline. Flexible cross-training to also provide systems engineering, software development, training, and security is also desired.
Participate in program Agile software development initiatives (standup, planning, Increment planning) to support innovation and enhancement of custom applications through iteration/functionality testing
Participate and collaborate with team members to assess StoryPoint/complexity efforts (using best practices) to ensure proper testing and delivery of functionality per User Story Acceptance Criteria
Collaborate with team members (Scrum Master, Product Owner, Software Developers) to develop test approaches with emphasis on automation of recurring/regression test cases through selected toolsets
Develop test validation scripts using program designated languages (ex: Python)
Develop automated test cases using knowledge of custom Applications through designated GUI/COTS products (ex: Selenium and Katalon Studio)
Leverage DevOps practices to ensure repeatability and Configuration Management of test cases/scripts are maintained the continuously improved
Develop and document end-to-end functionality test case narratives using task management system (JIRA/Confluence)
Generate test data and identify use/corner cases required to meet User Story/Customer needs
Support performance testing/evaluation activities using tools such as Jmeter
Perform job duties within Commercial cloud development environments
Ability to test both front end changes and back end applications processes
Expert experience with scripting languages (ex: Python) to automate tasks
Expert experience in test data/script development
Knowledge of or direct experience with software performance testing practices
Expert experience with creation, authoring, execution and documentation of test cases/result sets for software products in an agile cadence
In-depth experience working/testing within Commercial Cloud Platforms (ex: AWS) and DevOps tools
Demonstrated ability to work within collaborative environment to execute test cases complimentary to development efforts
Expert experience working in an SAFe Agile and DevOps development environment and tempo
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
**Candidate must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph
**Candidate must have BS degree with and 12 or more years of prior relevant experience or MS 8or more years of prior relevant experience. Will consider experience in lieu of a degree.
Experience with administration of MS Windows Server or Linux environments (Lab or Personal development space)
Experience reviewing output of CI jobs and capable of tracking test failures back to code changes that resulted in bugs
Capable of review code check-ins to understand the impact of code changes on system functionality and potential applications bugs.
Direct experience with AWS environments
Pay Range:Pay Range $118,300.00 - $213,850.00
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.