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Test Engineer

  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Start Date: 10/4/2021
  • Job ID: 21-00640
  • Posting Date: 10/4/2021
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
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SUMMARY
Responsible for supporting testing activities for multiple complex IT projects by working closely with project team members and contribute to the evolution of the systems testing methodology/discipline. Automates testing of the serverless and other AWS technologies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Supports the evolution of the systems testing practice to provide consistency in delivering quality systems for all system implementations.
  • Applies test automation knowledge areas to the entire software life cycle of complete solutions, from definition and development to maintenance and optimization
  • Has hands on coding experience in scripting languages
  • Writes effective code to add or modify testing frameworks and writes automated test cases using the latest Cloud based technologies.
  • Collaborates with the project team members to create and execute systems integration test cases and document results
  • Participates in release planning and asks questions to contribute to the planning and level of effort for testing for all projects and releases, consulting with Senior Testers as needed.
  • Participates in Deployment planning meeting and ensures all requirements assigned to him had been tested.
  • Supports user acceptance testers in developing UAT test cases/scripts to maximize efficiencies in executing tests
  • Manages all cycles of testing through to completion to enable readiness decisions for production delivery
  • Leverages automated testing tools to construct effective functional, performance, and regression test suites
  • Translates trends and industry best practices into actionable practices and policies with a focus on AWS cloud native technologies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline with a minimum of five years of experience in all phases of systems and application development, with a concentration in systems testing. Two to three years of hands-on experience creating and maintaining automated test scripts and suites and working with relational databases. Two to three years of experience in selenium web driver testing framework. Experience designing and developing automation test frameworks and tools in Python. Experience with continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) pipeline solutions. Experience in Postman or Robot Framework desirable. Experience with source control / configuration management tools (e.g., Git)
A working knowledge of SQL programming language and familiarity with Jmeter or Blazemeter testing tools is preferred. AWS Certification or w orking experience with testing applications for AWS cloud native applications required

Experience with complex system releases using Agile methodologies is required. Must demonstrate in-depth knowledge of IT best practices, with expertise in testing methods: automation, performance and stress test execution. Must exhibit a strong understanding of application and data architectures, design and implementation methods. K nowledge of the financial services industry and municipal securities market is preferred. Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Attention to detail and follow-up is essential. Ability to be flexible and handle stressful situations is essential. Ability to take initiative on assigned projects/tasks and work with minimal supervision.
Posted by Jeffrey Armstrong

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