Agile Test Engineer

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


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

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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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