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Software Test Engineer


Software Engineer


Omaha, Nebraska, United States


Leidos has an immediate opportunity for a Software Test Engineer to help with automated testing of our state-of-the-art software solutions delivered to our government customers. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with an outstanding software engineering team and will support the team’s software deployed into our customers classified networks. Our engineers are at the forefront of defining and building solutions to address challenges faced by our end users, applying a go-fast agile approach driven by small teams that rely on and value the contributions of each team member. This position will be worked on site in Omaha, Nebraska.

As a Software Test Engineer, you’ll participate in planning, designing and executing end-to-end automated testing in support of the Continuous Integration (CI)/Continuous Deployment (CD) of our products to customers worldwide. You’ll identify opportunities to increase the level of automated testing of our customer products and solutions, plan and execute strategies to achieve test automation objectives, continuously measure and improve the effectiveness of that testing based on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and evaluate and integrate new testing tools, technologies, and procedures to achieve the organization’s technical objectives.

In this capacity, you’ll collaborate with engineering and product team members, architects, and other IT resources to create and execute test strategies, detailed test plans, and scenarios. You’ll always respect the opinions of others, accept constructive criticism, share your views with a passion for improving the entire team’s performance, and collaborate openly and positively with your teammates.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain test methodology documentation for traceability and repeatability
  • Identify regression test candidates for automation, plan automation activities across the team and automate test cases
  • Execute test cases/scripts including functional, regression, exploratory, performance, load and smoke tests for both web applications and database
  • Report issues in work management tool (e.g., Jira) along with steps required to re-create the issue
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies, including daily standups, sprint planning meetings, sprint reviews and sprint retrospectives
  • Participate in all phases of risk management assessments and software development with emphasis on analysis of user requirements, test design and test tools selection
  • Support metrics program by creating, collecting and tracking test related metrics
  • Inform innovative solutions for more efficient testing strategy

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience or 4 additional years’ of experience in lieu of degree
  • Experience with writing and/or developing test procedures and automated test scripts (e.g., Test Complete, QFTest or Cypress)
  • Must have an active Secret clearance with the ability to acquire a DoD Top Secret.
  • U.S. Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Agile development principles and methodologies
  • Experience with automating unit, functional, integration and performance testing of web applications using industry-standard tools such as JUnit, SoapUI, Cucumber, Selenium, and JMeter
  • Working knowledge of continuous integration and delivery methodologies and tools
  • Familiarity with software design patterns
  • Solid understanding of software development process fundamentals
  • Experience managing projects within the Atlassian suite of tools (Confluence, JIRA, Bitbucket).
  • Familiarity with basic web technologies (HTML, CSS, XML, REST, JSON)
  • Knowledge of a version control system (e.g., Git).
  • Familiarity with CI/CD processes and tools (Jenkins)
  • Familiarity with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with USSTRATCOM Nuclear Planning process

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 $55,250.00 - $99,875.00

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.