This position will support the enterprise Information Technology organization of a Federal department, focusing on the Department¿s messaging systems. The Test Engineer:
Acts as subject matter expert to provide technical leadership in the areas of test methodologies, quality assurance best practices, automated testing, and performance testing for an enterprise messaging system within the Federal Government
Directs application testing and quality assurance to provide information to assist in management decision making
Produces management reports, independent quality assessments, and risk assessments.
Manages testing teams, develops status reports regarding testing and test results
Place of performance for this role will be Springfield, VA with the possibility of occasional work at other sites in the metropolitan DC area.
US citizenship required. Minimum of current Secret clearance; ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance required
Prior experience conducting requirements traceability, use case development, development of test requirements based on analysis of system designs and architectures
Demonstrated experience coordinating the work of test teams to conduct thorough and rigorous testing on large, complex enterprise systems
Expert knowledge in test planning, test script development, industry standard best practices for systems testing
Understanding of command and control messaging systems technologies, purpose, functionality, and designs
Prior experience in Federal government systems required. Department of State experience highly desirable
Familiarity with BizTalk, SQL Server, Mercury testing tools, Shunra, TFS/Visual Studio strongly desired
Bachelor's degree in IT or other related field preferred; Master's degree desirable
7-10 years' professional experience preferred; minimum of 5 years' testing leadership desired
Relevant certifications strongly preferred (e.g., MCITP, MCIE, ITIL Foundation)
Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
U.S. Citizenship Required.
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