• QA Automation Engineer

    Location US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/7/2018 2:45 PM)
    Requisition #
    Full Time
    Security Clearance
    Job Category
    Software Engineering
  • Overview

    Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at noblis.org/about.


    Why work at a Noblis company?

    Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.


    Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.


    Noblis is helping FAA manage large and complex telecommunications and information management programs that use state of the art technologies to deliver enterprise infrastructure services essential to the safe and efficient operation of the largest, safest, and most complex aviation system in the world.  We are seeking  smart, passionate, and motivated people to join our proven team in a challenging and rewarding work environment where you will be actively engaged at the intersection of technology and operations enhancing our nation’s aviation system.  If you want to be involved in acquiring, implementing, and managing the communications and information solutions to achieve our nation’s aviation vision, this is the job for you!


    In this role, you will engage directly with the client and project team to create functionally rich and intuitive web-based and native mobile applications that support telecommunications enterprise management activities for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  You will work closely with business domain subject matter experts, software requirements analysts, software quality engineers, and developers to plan and test the next-generation of telecommunications enterprise management solutions using our proven agile solutions delivery framework. In addition, you will become part of the Noblis Center of Digital Excellence team that fosters the sharing and application of knowledge regarding current and emerging state-of-the-market software technologies.


    The ideal candidate has a passion for technology, teamwork and collaboration, and continuous improvement of key processes.

    Specific responsibilities include:

    • Lead the build out of automated testing capabilities with existing continuous integration practices;
    • Create test plans and test cases for assigned component/feature in coordination with Product Owners and Development Team;
    • Execute test cases and perform defect tracking and management;
    • Contribute in building automated regression tests;
    • Contribute to and lead continuous improvement of software quality assurance processes and resources;
    • Test across a variety of web browsers and mobile device platforms;
    • Maintain documentation of testing to assist in debugging software.


    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent;
    • Minimum 0-2 years of experience;
    • Experience in setting up a testing framework within a .NET and Git environment;
    • Experience with automation testing tools such as Selenium and SpecFlow;
    • Experience writing automated tests in a behavior-driven development (BDD) style using Gherkin syntax;
    • Ability to interpret requirements and translate them into precise test cases;
    • Familiarity with test-driven development;
    • Experience in security testing;
    • Ability to convert/adapt scripts to include performance and scalability testing;
    • Experience in testing enterprise-level integrated backend server applications (distributed systems);
    • Knowledge of Web development frameworks, languages, and services, including .NET, C#, HTML, JavaScript, XML, JSON, and RESTful APIs;
    • Strong writing and communication skills within a team environment;
    • Mobile application testing experience for the iOS and/or Android platforms.
    • FAA experience preferred


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