Automated Test Engineer/Software Quality Assurance Test Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere

Website Systems Engineering Group

Systems Engineering Group

Company : Systems Engineering Group

Country: United States

Location : King George, Virginia

Post: Sat, 30 Jul 2022 21:50:21 GMT

Expires: Sat, 27 Aug 2022 23:59:59 GMT

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—————————— Job Description ——————————

SEG is seeking an Automated Test Engineer/Software Quality Assurance Test Engineer to support our customer in King George, VA. 

The Software Development Test Engineer will work as part of a small to medium-size Agile project team to develop an automated test tool. This position requires coding/scripting ability (languages used are C++, ROS, and C#) and training/experience in Agile methodologies. The ideal candidate is a process-oriented person with prior automated software test experience (3+ years), a high level of personal initiative and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Excellent communication skills and teamwork are as important as technical ability.


Responsibilities will include:

Act as SW Testing SME to the test team, provide experience and knowledge of automated testing techniques, tools, and processes. 

Analyze requirements and prepare a query list. If requirements are incomplete, they need to ask meaningful questions that will yield more information and help perform testing effectively;

Write and execute test cases to find system bugs like UI and usability issues, etc.;

Conduct exploratory testing;

Check consistency across devices, browsers, and operating systems;

Provide inputs on high-level test scenarios, challenges, risks, resources, test estimates, etc., during test planning meetings. 

Accept and clarify testing requirements.

Identify and prioritize test conditions addressing product risks and features to be tested.

Define specific tests that must be designed for that area.

Design test cases and sets of test cases to cover test conditions.

Identify necessary test data to support test conditions and test cases;

Develop test procedures and other quality documentation: test plans, test cases, and status reports for management;

Minimum Requirements:
Required Qualifications:


Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance

Bachelor’s Degree: Systems Engineering, Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Computer Science, Physics or Applied Math.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Strong analytical skills.

Ability to read and write MATLAB, Python, or similar code to processes and analyze data.

Experience with documentation and presentations via Microsoft office products (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word).

Self-starter – Demonstrate independent ownership of tasking. Position affords opportunity to define path and lead tasks based on technical understanding of engineering community and appreciation of customer needs.

CS background and or degree with a full understanding of software development processes, methods, and environment.

The ability to manage multiple tasks with limited supervision, along with personal initiative.

Candidate must also be familiar with sound software engineering principles and methodologies

Must be able to demonstrate competencies in data structures and algorithm

Excellent research and reasoning abilities; ability to build and implement all scenarios in the software’s workflow. 

Desired Qualifications:

Active US DoD SECRET Security Clearance or eligibility

Coding/scripting ability and training in Agile methodologies.

Unix/Linux, C and C++ are desired knowledge areas and languages.

Travel: Local travel anticipated at less than 10 percent and rare short overnight trips.

Telework: Yes (potentially up to 2 days a week).


Must meet applicable COVID safety requirements and protocols

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