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Herndon, Virginia · Information Technology
NorthHill Technology Resources has an opportunity for a Software Development Engineer in Test on a FEMA contract in Herndon, VA.  This is a direct-hire role, qualified candidates must be US Citizens and able to obtain a DHS Clearance.

Title:  Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
  • Design and develop System Test Automation Scripts using Selenium, Protractor, Jasmin, Cucumber, or and equivalent tools
  • Experience in development using java and javascript languages
  • Support Test Automation Solution Planning and Estimation. Analyze current architecture and test platforms to formulate a vision for growth and expansion.
  • Perform detailed test designs using sound software test engineering principals in the context of test automation platforms and integration across distributed systems
  • Collaboratively elaborate requirements to enable Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) with BAs and developers
  • Perform tasks required for automated test implementation including review acceptance criteria (Gherkin scripts), create integration/regression test scenarios, test cases, implement test data management strategy, and generate required reports.
  • Improve existing test automation frameworks (i.e. make them faster, more flexible and easier to use). Utilize parallel processing or grid systems to speed up the tests
  • Define and establish test metrics to measure not just product quality, but quality of testing and feedback to engineers
Required Skills:
  • Strong programming/scripting experience and passion for testing
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in Test Automation including planning, assessments, script development & maintenance preferably in cloud environment.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in manual functional and regression testing and preparing relevant test cases
  • Minimum of 4 years demonstrated experience in one or more of the following testing toolsets/frameworks:
    • Selenium Grid/WebDriver
    • Protractor/Jasmin
    • Cucumber/Gherkin
    • jUnit, TestNG
    • Github/Bitbucket
  • Experience working with databases and various data formats and related technologies for testing
  • Experience in Agile and Scrum development methodologies
  • Experience in testing UI/UX best practices and 508 compliance
  • Knowledge in management tools such as JIRA Platform, Serena Business Manager, and/or HP Quality Center (QC)
  • Strong written and communication skills required
  • Must be a self-starter/self-directed member of the team
Desired Skills:
  • Minimum of 4 years of demonstrated experience in one or more of the following:
    •  Java
    •  Groovy
    •  JavaScript
    •  Eclipse, IntelliJ
    •  XML, JSON
  • Demonstrated experience with Continuous Integration, including one or more of the following build/deploy/version control tools:
    •  Jenkins
    •  Maven
    •  Bamboo
    •  uBuild / uDeploy
    •  Grunt
  • Experience in all or some of the following programming platform:
    • Linux and Bash scripting
    • Ruby, Python, PHP or Perl
    • JavaScript frameworks in HTML5/CSS3 context (AngularJS, Angular, jQuery, D3)
    • RESTful APIs/JSON
    • Mobile development
  • Experience in developing in Cloud environment
  • Knowledge of SOA, Cloud and multi-tenant architectures
  •  BA or BS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field
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