Engility Sr. Test Engineer in North Charleston, South Carolina

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Engility is recruiting for a Senior Test Engineer on the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Benefits Management System (VBMS) program. The VBMS program is an effort to transition the current paper-based veteran’s claims process to a paperless solution, which will reduce the average time for veteran benefits claim processing, reduce the number of claims in the VBA backlog, and automate claims tracking. The program includes Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), user interface, communications, database and security software development. This development program follows an agile development life-cycle to rapidly deliver solutions and employs scrum teams equipped with current state of the art technologies, processes and development environments.

The Senior Test Engineer is responsible for designing and developing test cases and procedures based on product user stories, product requirements, and collaboration with Developers in analysis of design. The Test Engineer will design, develop, and execute manual test scripts as necessary in preparation for code delivery; coordinating with Developers to ensure test development coincides with code development of product functionality.

The Senior Test Engineer will submit defect reports of any product issues uncovered by tests and attend daily scrum meetings with team and report status of work. The successful candidate can take on additional tasking for special projects and change direction, as business needs shift.

Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain an Interim VA Public Trust Clearance, for this project. We will process the right candidate for the clearance.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or Math

  • At least 15 years experiencewith in a related discipline (8 years of experience can be substituted for a degree)

  • Experience in creation and execution of automation and manual test.

  • Candidate will possess knowledge of Object Oriented software development languages

  • Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple, diverse projects simultaneously.

  • Must be flexible, independent and self-motivated.

  • Highly proficient in manual testing.

  • Capable of being fully integrated into a development scrum team

Desired Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with Selenium WebDriver, Java, SoapUI, XML, Oracle SQL Developer, Excel VBA

  • 6+ years with automation testing or object oriented programming and backend validation testing

  • Knowledge of SOA/Web services and the creation of web applications is preferred

  • Strong knowledge and experience with test methodologies, QA process, and software release cycle.

  • Experience with Rational Quality Manager and/or Rational Team Concert is a strong plus

  • Experience with Agile Scrum Software Development

  • Demonstrated ability to apply appropriate test methodologies including writing test plans and test cases.

  • Solid knowledge of Operating Systems and networking.

  • Strong knowledge of release procedures and software defect tracking.

  • Solid proficiency in test effort estimation and tracking.

  • Object oriented programming concepts

  • Possess good, general business and technical knowledge

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

  • Assist in planning, analyzing, designing, developing, & executing training relative to automation testing tools and methodologies.

  • Knowledgeable in the use of automated testing tools.