Test Engineer 2 (contingent)

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Date Posted: 10-18-2018 #11501492
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Security: TS//SCI clearance with polygraph is REQUIRED
Work in a fast-paced environment with software and system developers to integrate and test software components into systems to meet requirements. Specific duties include:
Work with developers, system engineers and data characterization teams to produce the following types of tests:
o End-to-end functional tests for validating functionalities has been successfully integrated
o Operational testsi.e. tests that reflect the operational use of systems
o Performance tests that benchmark system stability and performance
o Installation tests
Take responsibility and ownership for leading releases through their respective Gate 3 deliveries
Be single point of contact to raise critical issues that may impede the timely release of Gate 3 deliveries
Be proactive in taking the appropriate actions to mitigate any risks that may arise and communicate to team and stakeholders.
Take responsibility for running suites of tests to validate software builds for delivery
Diagnose, document, and troubleshoot systems to resolve problems uncovered by testing
Detail documentation of tests and results
Develop scripts to incorporate/replace test harness to automate test execution/analysis
Develop and implement strategies to improve integration and test efficiency to minimize lab testing duration

MANDATORY SKILLS: Candidates must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills to maintain constant communication with I&T and other teams and stakeholders.
Strong scripting skills; experience in Linux, Perl and Ruby are necessary for development of and modification to test harness
Experience with automated testing in support of continuous integration
Experience developing and enhancing test plans and procedures that define test strategies and coverage
Experience in documenting test results for corrective actions, reporting, and audits
Experience testing systems from existing system and functional specifications
Experience developing test cases and plans from requirements documentation
Experience with XML, Java, C++, database interface, LINUX, and Windows system programming to diagnose problems uncovered during testing
Experience with Puppet system management software for standardizing deployment and managing infrastructure in the enterprise and the cloud
Familiarity with Linux/Unix system administration
Working knowledge of and skills in use of configuration management tools such as Subversion, ClearQuest and ECLIPSE
Working knowledge of and skills in use of testing tools such as WinRunner
Experience with at least a few of the following: test automation development or some demonstrated development experience; performance/load/stress testing; data interface testing; data mitigation testing; user interface testing; security testing; code coverage tools; system integration testing; web server, OS, SQL database set up and administration
Experience with frameworks for integrated test and acceptance
Education: Bachelor's degree in Math, Science, Engineering, Statistics, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of T&E experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

OPTIONAL SKILLS: Knowledge of DoDs signals processing mission systems
Experience developing and setting up test beds and drivers
General understanding of network protocols, signals processing (DNI/DNR) processing, as well as Open System Interconnection (OSI) seven-layer model
Experience performing performance and stability analysis and modeling
Experience working with systems engineers to develop operational tests based on operational scenarios

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
 
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
 
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
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