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Software Test Engineer

2024-147476
Testing / Quality Assurance
Agency Clearance

Location:

Lanham
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MD

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Telecommute Options:

Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit peraton.com to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Responsibilities

 

As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Peraton is seeking a Software Test Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Lanham, Maryland with an option to telework partially.

 

What you will do:

  • Conduct functional and/or integration testing of multiple programs in an IBM mainframe or client/server environment.
  • Proactively identify use cases for test automation within supported projects.
  • Lead development of test automation solutions and frameworks.
  • Use test automation tools to execute test scripts that validate functional, technical, and performance requirements.
  • Use Government or Contractor-developed documentation to construct test cases with predetermined results and test data to verify program functionality and/or interfaces through assigned systems.
  • Review output to determine whether or not the test results fulfill the established requirements, and if necessary, notify the responsible programmers, both verbally and in writing, of errors, omissions, and inconsistencies in the programs and/or documentation.
  • Coordinate test activities with project stakeholders.
  • Coordinate work assignments to ensure timely and accurate completion of testing.
  • Train other contractor or government personnel in use of automated testing tools.
Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • 8 years with BS/BA;  Additional 4 years years of relevant work experience in the IT field will be accepted in lieu of the degree.
  • At least 5 years of software testing experience.
  • Software test automation experience using test automation tools including but not limited to: Selenium, QTP, HP-UFT, Rational Functional Tester, or other test automation tools.
  • Must have knowledge and experience working with and supporting the development of an overall test Plan and tailored test plans for each release.
  • Experience preparing comprehensive reports on testing progress/issues and remedial action.
  • Experience leading and assisting junior Test Engineers.
  • Must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (Green card holder- must have 3 or more US residency)
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an MBI clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the following skills will be considered a significant plus in considering prospective candidates:
  • Current active IRS MBI Clearance strongly preferred
  • Exposure to wide automation concepts, framework & best practices from industry in automating mainframe and web applications
  • Demonstrated experience in designing & implementing customized test automation frameworks as needed.
  • Experience with IBM Mainframe or Unisys Mainframe applications and operations
  • Market knowledge of various classes of test automation tools, including low code/code free automated testing tools
  • Experience working with the federal government
  • Knowledge of current IRS tax administration software applications is a significant plus.

Benefits:

 

At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way. 

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Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range

EEO

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

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Benefits

At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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