 Software Developer in Test - Java BDD Tester


Job Description:

Candidate's primary responsibility will be support of Behavior Driven Development (BDD) testing in a Java/Agile environment

Ideally, he/she should also have the skills required to participate as needed in all phases of software development with emphasis on the planning, analysis, development, testing, integration, documentation and presentation phases.

The position will also support risk/opportunity management, causal analysis, and lessons learned activities.

Leidos delivers services and technical leadership for mission-critical federal government, public sector and private sector programs. This opportunity is within our Health organization supporting our customer, the Social Security Administration.

The opportunity is located in Baltimore, on the west side of town near 695, Route 26, and Security Blvd.
  • Required Skills
    • Experience with core Java
    • Experience with Gherkin & Cucumber
    • Experience with Selenium, Rocket, Selenide and/or other test tools
    • Experience with Agile development principles and methodology
  • Desired skills:
    • Experience working with VersionOne
    • Experience developing Behavior Driven tests for traditional UI (JSP / Thyme Leaf etc.)
    • Experience developing Behavior Driven tests for Services
    • Experience developing Behavior Driven tests for JavaScript UI (Angular / React)
    • Experience developing RESTFul clients using JAX-RS API, Spring Client, REST Assured and similar packages
    • Working knowledge of Spring and Spring Boot
    • Working knowledge of Maven, and Jenkins
    • Requires the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.
  • Day to Day Duties
    • Define, develop and implement software/systems testing standards and procedures and oversee testing across SDLC.
    • Collaborate with team members to refine the product backlog items
    • Executing and reporting security tests.
    • Identifying regression test candidates for automation, planning automation activities across the team and automating test cases.
    • Estimating test case writing and execution effort and keeping track of own and team progress.
    • Test case authoring and holding test case reviews with stakeholders.
    • Execution of test cases including functional, regression, exploratory, performance, load and smoke tests for both web applications and database.
    • Reporting defects, tracking, validating and closing.
    • Recording test results and reporting them.
    • Participation in daily scrum meetings, agile ceremonies and weekly test team meetings.
    • Participate in all phases of risk management assessments and software development with emphasis on analysis of user requirements, test design and test tools selection.
    • Utilize software testing programs and COTS products in support of BDD testing activities.
    • Supporting our metrics program by keeping track and gather metrics on all activities.
    • Using metrics in quantitative project management concept to identify areas for improvement.
    • Providing innovative solutions for more efficient testing strategy.
    • Helps other testers in adopting agile and security test strategies
    • Support UAT activities

  • Master's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, with minimum 5 years of relevant professional experience or Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, with minimum 7 years of relevant professional experience

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Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Testing and Quality Assurance

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