Automation Test Engineer


Job Description:

The Homeland Security Solutions Operation within Leidos is seeking System Tester/Automation Engineer with strong systems, software, cloud, and Agile experience to support a complex program to provide Agile development and operations and maintenance for critical systems on a mission-critical program supporting the Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD) within Customs and Border Protection (CBP). PSPD supports the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and CBP critical missions, specifically screening and processing travelers at the ports of entry (POEs) into the United States.

In this hands on position, you will work collaboratively to architect, design, build, deliver, and enhance highly available, scalable, real time systems. You will exercise your judgment in determining and recommending the best designs based on customer business objectives, timelines and other resource constraints. You will participate in and/or direct major deliverables of projects through all aspects of the software development lifecycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, coding and unit testing. This role will support test planning and execution on an exciting new technology program from requirements definition through flight testing.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide technical guidance during a significant project in designing, coding, testing, debugging, and maintaining program.
-Translating and interpreting functional requirements into test cases.
-Maintain test environment and install new software code as necessary as needed to support applications.
-Develop and use automated test.
-Perform regression testing, covering full suite of Operational Test Scenarios for builds and/or images to be delivered to customer.
-Develop detailed test plans, test data and define test acceptance criteria.
-Prepare test report summarizing test results including anomalies, systems errors, and configuration changes.
-Support the software configuration management process and understand software components and their interface requirements.
-Verify specific action or function of code and demonstrate successfully to customer.
-Assist the software development team in the implementation of automated regression testing.
-Support Customer Demonstration , data prep and UAT activities.

Basic Qualifications:
-Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other closely related field with a minimum of four (4-8) years of relevant experience or 2-6 year of relevant experience with Masters Degree.
-Applicants must be a US Citizen with ability to acquire complete BI.
-Test data management and testing automation.
-Technical expertise including fluency in one or more popular programming language.
-Experience with DevOps, continuous integration tools and source control tools.
-Experience with agile development and testing methodologies.
-The ability to work on a multidisciplinary team.
-Experience in test automation tools like Selenium, SoapUI , scripting , performance, load and scanning capabilities.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Advanced degree is desirable
-Active CBP BI
-Experience with CBP
-Experience on AWS, CI/CD, SecDevOps is a plus
-Sparx Enterprise Architect
-Splunk, Splunk Processing Language (SPL), setting up Splunk dashboard
-MarkLogic multi-modal database (NoSQL)

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret


Yes, 10% of the time

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Software Engineering

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