Test Engineer- Washington, DC - US Citizenship Required
USA-DC: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-WASHINGTON
Remote Work Authorized
Nov 20, 2012, 3:13:21 PM
Do you have experience testing on GUI, Client/Server platforms? Join a growing team supporting DHS in downtown DC/Chinatown. Metro accessible location.
-- MUST BE A U.S. CITIZEN --
The CSC Team provides IT support to the US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) for the majority of their fielded software applications and systems. USCIS is part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and is the sole US government agency dealing with all immigration and citizenship applications for the person immigrating into the United States; about 8 million applications per year. We support over 400 offices in a world-wide environment with high quality software solutions.
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must be able to obtain/maintain a USCIS 6C clearance (level of Public Trust clearance)
All work must be conducted at work location - No remote work
Essential Job Functions
Conducts moderately complex testing, troubleshooting and analysis tasks on various phase(s) of network systems development including integration, systems testing, interoperability testing, field test plans and customer acceptance plans to maintain the credibility/viability of the system.
Monitors the initial configuration and parameters of equipment for system credibility. Assists in the investigation and resolution of matters of significance in conjunction with other engineering and technical support to ensure cost effective and efficient resolution of problems.
Designs, develops, implements and maintains test processes and diagnostic programs for assigned projects. Completes specifications and procedures for new products.
Writes moderately complex test plans for assigned projects. Maintains record of test progress, documents test results, prepares reports and presents results as appropriate.
Works with clients to determine systems requirements. Assists lead engineer/management in writing proposals to recommend process/program and follows through on implementation.
Job Specific Functions
Attention to detail and able to write detailed test scripts that meet the requirements
Ability to adapt to a challenging environment - work well within a team
Experience with life-cycle methodology
Ability to balance multiple tasks
Experience working with Remedy or other service management tools.
Experience working in a CMMI-3 environment
Strong written and oral communication skills
Experience working as a Federal Government Contractor
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering or related field preferred
Six or more years of network testing experience
Experience working with computer systems and their uses
Experience working with telecommunications systems and their corresponding principles
Experience working with network management and protocol system testing
Experience working with scripting languages such as TCL, PERL, HP, etc
Experience working with data transmission protocols such as TCP/IP, etc.
Experience working with operating systems
Experience working with protocols and technologies such as HTTP, SSL, FTP, SMTP, POP3, etc
Experience working with network equipment: switches, routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, etc.
Job Specific Qualifications
Minimum of 5 (five) years experience testing GUI and client/server applications.
Minimum of 2 (two) years experience with SQL Server or Oracle testing (ability to write SQL queries)
Testing Automation experience - minimum of 2 (two) years writing test scripts (QTP, WinRunner, Rational Robot, JMeter, Selenium, QualityCenter or similar products)
Good analytical and problem solving skills
Skilled in time, priority and task management
Interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members
Presentation skills to present test results to individuals and groups
Active in pursuing learning opportunities
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Willingness to travel
Desired, not Required Qualifications
Knowledge of programming languages (Java, VB.NET, C#, etc)
Experience testing Siebel
Experience with Section 508 testing
CSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
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