QA Engineer, Lead - 34516 in Beavercreek, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Alion is looking for a QA/Automation Engineer that will work closely with our functional and development teams to ensure the systems built and maintained to meet program requirements. While we are striving for more comprehensive automation there will be a need for some manual review andtest of applications. The Sr. QA Engineer is expected to drive to quality by all means available and mentor other QA engineers. They will participate insoftware testing, creation and implementation of test strategies, plans and automated test scripts. The candidate will be responsible for developing andtesting a cloud-based applications.

The ideal candidate will be a strong team contributor, will be eager to learn, be relentless in developing their craft as a software professional, will seekother’s experience, and will find great satisfaction in the patient pursuit of excellence.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, or similar.
  • Experience working with computer desktop packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
  • Experience working with developing and executing test scripts and packages.
  • Strong time management and multitasking skills.
  • Detail oriented, strong collaboration skills and proven ability to work in a diverse team of software professionals.
  • Minimum of 5 years writing and maintaining test automation scripts for high volume web applications.
  • Understanding of AGILE software development methodologies and use of standard software development tool suites. (e.g., JIRA, Confluence,Github Enterprise, etc.)
  • Experience with at least 1 programming language. (Java, Python, Ruby, JavaScript…etc.)
  • Basic SQL query skills and general understanding of relational databases.
  • Experience working with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, jQuery, Bootstrap, XML, JSON, REST, SOAP.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with implementing and operating automated testing platforms such as Selenium, Appium, Puppeteer, Cypress.
  • Experience with implementing and operating automated load testing products such as jMeter, Gatling, Grinder, Selenium, LoadRunner.
  • Experience in all stages of application testing, including backend testing, functional, usability, regression, load/stress and performance testing.
  • Experience with integration level testing.
  • Proven ability to develop, execute and maintain automated test suites across multiple environments.
  • Prior experience in a software development arena is a plus.

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