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Automated Test Engineer


Applications Engineer


Chantilly, Virginia, United States


Looking for a rewarding career path? Unleash your potential at Leidos, where we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more.

The GxNEXT Program is part of the Leidos National Security Sector (NSS). We have an exciting opportunity on the program for an Automated SW Test Engineer to support our customer’s mission. You will be working at our Leidos site in Chantilly, VA.

Clearance Requirement: Please note that based on the customer's requirement, we can only consider candidates with active TS/SCI Clearance with Poly or TS with the ability to get a SCI/Poly

As the Test Engineer, you will:

  • Conduct functional and regression testing for new and enhanced capabilities and fixes for defects found in the software baseline

  • Define and implement modernized test approaches in concert with program leadership

  • Test Portal capabilities using Cucumber/Selenium automated testing scripts

  • Design, prototype, and implement Cucumber/Selenium scripts which are used for testing

  • Create, update, and review detailed manual test procedures for conduct of factory acceptance, independent verification and validation (IV&V), and regression testing and are delivered to the customer as a contract data requirements list (CDRL) item

  • Conduct factory acceptance testing (FAT) and Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V), executing and demonstrating test procedures in front of Customer witnesses

  • Assist development and deployment teams with troubleshooting and analyzing issues as they arise

  • Work with developers to identify and resolve discrepancies found during testing

  • Maintain close collaboration with System Engineers to verify system functionality against requirements

  • Update and review the Requirements Verification Traceability Matrix (RVTM)

  • Ensure testing scripts and projects are updated and maintained in the Test Git repository

Core Qualifications:

  • BS degree and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

  • Experience designing, prototyping, implementing and supporting automated test tools and frameworks

  • At least 3 years experience with automated testing tools and frameworks

  • Active CompTIA Security+ Certification

  • TS/SCI Clearance with CI Poly

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with agile development methodologies

  • Experience working with Linux

  • Experience with Atlassian tool suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket)

  • Experience leading/managing a team

  • Experience testing SOAP and REST APIs using SoapUI or a similar tool

  • Experience with test automation tool implementation such as Selenium and Cucumber

  • Experience with maintaining test automation scripts

  • Prior experience working with the National Geospatial intelligence agency (NGA)

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

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.