Senior Agile Test Engineer
GSE Systems - Sykesville, MD

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Position: Senior Agile Test Engineer

Location Sykesville (Baltimore), MD

Salary: Open, commensurate with skills, education and experience

Benefits: Competitive health benefit plans as well as a matching 401(k) plan

Terms: Full time

Overview:

GSE Systems, Inc. is a world leader in real-time high-fidelity simulation, providing a wide range of simulation, training and engineering solutions to the energy and process industries. We are a small, but global company learning new ways of developing software. With the company taking a new strategic direction, high-quality software and product development has achieved a new importance and the software team is growing (both in size and technical sophistication) to meet its new challenges. Over the next four to five years we will be both redesigning our current tools and introducing new products into the market. Were currently assembling a crack team of developers to build insanely great products, win our customers loyalty, flatten the competition and have fun.

GSE Systems is headquartered in Sykesville (Baltimore), Maryland, with offices in St. Marys, Georgia; Madison, New Jersey; Cary, North Carolina; Chennai, India; Nykping, Sweden; Stockton-on-Tees, UK; Glasgow, UK; and Beijing, China. Information about GSE Systems is available at www.gses.com

Duties/Responsibilities:

The position entails developing and executing a test engineering plan for a complex set of legacy and soon-to-be-developed engineering tools in the power and process simulation market. The applicant will serve as the focal point for testing excellence, identifying improvements in the current test process, developing a test plan, working with engineering management to foster a culture of product quality and to mentor the development team on test-driven design and advanced testing techniques. Heavy emphasis will be placed on the ability of a candidate to lead automated testing initiatives while an ability to program is not required (although it would viewed positively), the candidate must be able to clearly define test cases for the development team and work with them closely to ensure proper implementation. Familiarity with a variety of modern test tools and frameworks is a must.

Requirements:
  • BS or MS in Software Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 5 10 years of software test experience with 5+ years in an Agile environment
  • Ability to work in a loosely structured, Agile environment
  • Willingness and ability to take the lead in identifying and implementing improvements to the teams current test process
  • Comfort in working in an environment with rapid requirements evolution
  • Interest in learning new tools in a highly technical engineering environment
  • Willingness to step outside of assigned role when beneficial to the project or team
  • Proven ability to develop test plans and organize testing activities
  • Experience with test driven design and requirements
  • Experience in the Scrum process and Agile estimation
  • Experience with acceptance testing, scenario testing, performance testing, etc.
  • Test metrics development collection
  • Ability to support customers in troubleshooting activities
Preferred:
  • Programming abilities (Java, C++, PHP, HTML)
  • Knowledge of web technologies
  • Relational database experience

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