Software Test Engineer - 33996 in Linthicum Heights, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/3/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Enlighten, an Alion company is looking for a Software Test Engineer to ensure and improve product quality during all phases of the software development lifecycle.  Candidate must have a strong working knowledge and experience developing, performing, and maintaining test plans/ procedures, and reporting results. Candidate should have an inquisitive nature, responsiveness, and excellent testing skills. Must also possess strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to work under pressure with multiple deadlines. Will work in a fast paced, small business environment with our talented team. 

Security Clearance:

  • Must be eligible to obtain a government security clearance and therefore must be a U.S. Citizen.  Candidates with a current security clearance are desired, but not required.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience testing software applications 
  • Experience performing functional and non-functional testing (e.g. functional, performance, regression, user acceptance) 
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with product owner, technical team, and users
  • Experience in creating and executing robust test plans and procedures
  • Experience in documenting software defects and generating test reports
  • Experience with configuration management tools (e.g. Git, Nexus, Maven)
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment tools (e.g. Jenkins, Bamboo)
  • Experience with the agile software lifecycle
  • Strong attention to detail, organized and efficient
  • Has a proven ability to learn quickly and works well both independently as well as in a team setting

Desired Skills:

  • Scripting experience is a huge plus
  • Test automation tools experience (e.g. Protractor, Selenium)
  • Experience utilizing issue and project tracking software (e.g. Jira)
  • Experience working with web services and APIs (e.g. RESTful APIs)
  • Experience with the Linux operating system


Security Clearance: None

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