Pyramid Systems, Inc.

  • Automated Test Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 9 hours ago(10/22/2018 12:20 PM)
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    Information Technology
  • Overview

    The Test Automation Engineer will provide IT support for a federal client for their software applications and systems in a collaborative environment with co-located Agile teams that together with our clients build high quality solutions for the agency. The ideal candidate will write and maintain test plans, test cases, test summary reports, and other relevant test documentation (including test defect analysis reports). They will also execute test cases according to project test plans, documents test defects in defect tracking tool, reviews new or modified program, including documentation, diagram, and flowchart and monitors program performance after implementation.


    • Creates and executes testing tasks for web-based software
    • Works well within an Agile development environment
    • Evaluates and tests new or modified software programs and software development procedures used
    • Writes, revises, and verifies quality standards and test procedures for program design and product evaluation to attain quality of software economically and efficiently
    • Reviews new or modified program, including documentation, diagram, and flow chart, to determine if program will perform according to user request and conform to guidelines
    • Reviews computer operating logs to identify program processing errors
    • Inputs instructions into computer to test programs for validity of results, accuracy, reliability, and conformance to establishment standards
    • Sets up tests at the request of users to locate and correct program operating errors following installation of program
    • Monitors program performance after implementation to prevent re-occurrence of program operating problems and ensures efficiency of operation
    • Writes documentation to describe program evaluation, testing, and correction
    • Minimum of five years of experience in software testing
    • Knowledge of software testing methodologies and techniques
    • Federal Government project experience desired
    • Maintains current knowledge in latest software development methodologies and tools


     **U.S. Citizenship Required **

    • Ability to use current automated testing tools such as: Selenium, Cucumber, Nightwatch, etc
    • Experience with web-based software testing
    • Experience with SQL testing using database backend
    • Strong ability to analyze requirements and convert to detailed test cases (positive, negative, exceptions, etc…)
    • Understands software testing methodologies and techniques, such as front-end functional testing, system integration testing, performance and load testing
    • Ability to write test plans, cases and record/track defects
    • Ability to use current testing tools, such as Quality Center, Test Director, and LoadRunner
    • Understands latest software development methodologies
    • Resolves problems independently
    • Strong analytical, organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Creative and independent problem solver


    Pyramid is proud to be an equal and diverse Employer. EEO/AAP/M/F/Disabled/Veteran.


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