Test Automation/Performance Engineer

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Job Description

As a Test Automation Engineer in an enterprise test organization, the incumbent will be part of a thriving dynamic team of test automation developers and IT professionals. The test automation development team researches and develops innovative test automation solutions for multiple software architectures and systems to validate functional and performance capabilities. To include but not limited to, evaluation and implementation of automation tools, development and deployment of automated test suites and test harnesses in multiple environments, and provide automated solutions to streamline business processes.

The ideal candidate is highly technical and has a proven commitment to quality with a solid understanding of test concepts, software architecture and familiar with the latest software development methodologies, technologies and application performance analysis. The candidate must be self-motivated and be able to work with other team members on multiple projects. The candidate must have strong trouble shooting skills and the persistence to resolve issues.


Required Education, Experience, & Skills

3+ years of related professional experience and at least 2 years of practical experience with automation tools

•Object Oriented Programming or scripting experience

•Understanding of DevOps, CI/CD, IaC, Continuous Testing

•Knowledge of multi-tiered web-based systems and data-driven applications

•Expertise in analyzing, troubleshooting and resolving complex issues

•Excellent planning and organization skills with commitment to delivering quality solutions

•Ability to work concurrently on several projects with minimal instructions

•Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

•Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work in a collaborative environment as well as independently with minimal supervision


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
•Bachelor of Science in a related field

•Experience with Service and Network Virtualization

•Experience with CA DevTest Solutions

•Experience with HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Unified Function Test (UFT), LoadRunner (LR)

•Experience with Dynatrace, Application Performance Management

•Experience with open source test tools (Selenium, SoapUI, JMeter, JUnit, etc.)

•Experience with tools to enable DevOps, specifically Jenkins, GitLab, Nexus, ThreadFix, SonarQube, Redmine, PCF, Docker

•Understanding of web services, APIs, OGC services (WMS, WFS, etc.)

•Understanding of Agile frameworks and methodologies, specifically SAFe, SCRUM and TDD/BDD

•Understanding of Cloud technology (AWS)

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.