• Agile Test Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Posted Date 11 months ago(1/2/2018 5:03 PM)
    Job ID
    Clearance Level
    Top Secret SCI
  • Overview

    Do you want to join a fast-growing, dynamic company working on the latest technology contracts across the country?


    ISPA Technology is that company. We have been listed 4 years in a row on the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies. We offer a great company culture, competitive salary & bonus potential, a superior benefits package, and much more!


    Job Description:


    The Agile Test Engineer is a member of the multi-disciplinary team and primarily responsible for quality assurance


    Job Duties Include (but not limited to):

    • Provide iterative support to the full software life cycle, to include late stage solutions with additions, updates, and fixes.
    • Test the code written by the Software Developers
    • Provide test plans, tests, and diagnoses system performance and document testing results
    • Negotiate the escalation of issues and coordinate with teams to modify and update systems according to the results to enhance system performance and repair application abnormalities
    •  Required Skills & Experience:
    • Actively utilizing Agile methods
    • Perform exploratory testing on client projects through QA methodologies, such as the use of charters
    • Extract, transform, load (ETL) processes, including document parsing techniques
    • Implementing automation scripts for mobile apps and desktop websites to enhance efficiency of Release Candidate testing
    • Analytic algorithm design and implementation
    • Networking, compute and storage technologies
    • Managing and advanced SQL query writing, data retrieval, data mining from relational databases such as Oracle (PL/SQL), MySQL, Postgres and MS SQL Server (T-SQL)
    • Discovering show stopper bugs and find reproduction steps to crashes
    • Discovering defects/bugs and creating detailed bug reports
    • Collaborating with PM and development team to prioritize defects/bugs on active projects
    • Meeting project deadlines to ensure products are released within schedule

    Support within Intelligence Communities


    Required Skills & Experience:

    • Must be proficient in one or more of the following programming languages: C#, Java, .NET, Python, Perl, Ruby, or similar
    • 8570.1m IAT Level II (Security+) certification
    • Proficiency in one of the following programming languages: C#, Java, .NET, Python, Perl, Ruby, or similar
    • Multiple operating systems including: UNIX, Linux, Windows, etc.
    • Have tested SaaS/PaaS/Cloud/Web based apps in various browsers, Mac & Windows
    • Solid exploratory testing skills, assess the right level of testing based on what is covered by unit/developer tests. When exploration reveals a problem, author clear bug reports with all the relevant details.
    • Used a variety of techniques to help test Tracker broadly - at the feature, epic, end-to-end and system level, check for potential performance, security issues, usability and more
    • Proficient in Software testing, test methodology, test development and test execution and report generation is a must

    Desired Skills:

    • 8570.1m IAM Level I certification


    Education & Certifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or Engineering

    Security Clearance: 

    • An active TS/SCI security clearance is Required


    • National health, vision, and dental plans
    • 20 days of PTO and 10 paid holidays
    • Life Insurance
    • Short and long term disability plans
    • 401(K) retirement plan
    • Incentive and recognition programs

    Relocation opportunities


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