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CACI International Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer and Tester in Ashburn, Virginia

Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer and Tester

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Public Trust

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI is currently looking for a motivated, career and customer-oriented Sr. Software Quality Assurance Engineer and Tester with Agile methodology experience to join our Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Land Border Integration (LBI) Integrated Traveler Initiative II (ITI2) team in Northern Virginia! Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals supporting the best practices in Agile Software Development and hardware integration for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

As a member of the ITI2 Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation’s safety, security, and prosperity. CBP Officers and Border Patrol agents are on the front lines, every day, protecting our national security by combining customs, immigration, border security, and agricultural protection into one coordinated and supportive activity.

CACI agile programs thrive in a culture of innovation and are constantly seeking individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural at the team and portfolio levels. The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse and geographically separated team is crucial.

What you’ll get to do:

Serve as a Sr. Software Quality Assurance and Test Engineer who will be responsible for activities associated with delivery of customer-defined systems and software projects. The ideal candidate must have a strong background and experience in web application front-end and back-end scripting and automation, development skills with multiple programming languages, IDE, and familiar or experience with framework setup and maintenance.

  • Supporting, developing, establishing, and maintaining quality methodologies, systems, and practices to facilitate software product development, and related functional testing to meet ITI2 program requirements

  • Developing Test procedures – Creating test procedures for current set of backlog items: system, functional, regression, performance, load, installation, security, interoperability, stress, boundary; defining tests for backlog items; estimating tasks needed for creating manual tests; and assessing candidates to automate for regression tests

  • Developing and implementing quality assurance methodologies to ensure compliance with quality assurance standards, guidelines, and procedures in a large computer-based organization.

  • Developing and executing software test plans, test cases, and test scripts for Integration, Migration, Regression, and/or Performance testing, and IA and disaster recovery, to identify system and software problems and their causes, recording defect backlog items, reporting the results of testing, and resolving testing defects.

  • Establishing and maintaining a process for evaluating hardware, software, and associated documentation and assisting in their evaluation.

  • Performingiteration and performance testing touch points.

  • Mapping tasks and tests to backlog items (requirements traceability).

  • Supporting independent User Acceptance Testing

  • Acting as a member of a product team supporting teammates and collaborating with a do what it takes attitude to ensure product and team success.

  • Participatingin Agile Scrum sprint planning, artifact creation, sprint testing, regression testing, demonstrations and retrospectives and solution releases.

  • Collaboratingwith developers, professional services team, and product managers to define the testing components that will be used to validate requirements against developed software.

  • Workingwith Product Owners to understand product specifics and to create corresponding test strategies.

  • Assistingwith design of test scenarios and test plans to ensure that tests can be implemented and executed against.

  • Assistingwith creating project resource estimates, metrics to track completion phase, defect reports, defect prevention, development efficiency and quality

  • Contributingto an atmosphere of cross-functional teamwork within the organization’s agile project lifecycle.

  • Buildingand executingtesting on both web front end and back-end systems. Ability to test at an API level such as via web services, JMS Queue, or other back-end services.

  • Runningtest validations at various levels including DB validation, logging validation, and UI validation.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to pass CBP background investigation, criteriaincludes, but not limited to:

  • 3-year check for felony convictions

  • 1-year check for illegal drug use

  • 1-year check for misconduct such as theft or fraud

  • College degree (B.S. or greater) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems or a related discipline. Experience accepted in lieu of degree.

  • Ten(10+) years related IT experience, with 2-3 or more years analyzing, designing and implementing integration solutions using .NET technologies or related technologies.

  • Experience testing solutions developed in C#/.NET

  • Ability to write test documentation - Test Plans; Test Procedures; Change Requests; System Requirements Documents; Problem Reports, Discrepancy Reports

  • Experiencewith Functional Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, and User Acceptance Testing phases

  • Familiarity with Information Security best practices

  • Ability to apply test estimation techniques to software development efforts

  • Familiar working with a variety of testing tools such as Jenkins/Hudson, TeamCity, as well as automation frameworks like Robot Framework,Specflow,Jbehave, Geb, Spock, Junit4, TestNG,Nunit.

  • Familiar working with an open source or commercial version control systems like GIT, Mercurial, CVS, SVN, Clear Case

  • Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) skills preferred

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing environment

  • Must be a team player and work in a collaborative team environment.

  • Ability and experience to interact with the product Owner, Business Analysts, Scrum Masters and provide guidance on automation tools and testing methods to meet project specific needs.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Solid experience in incremental software development projects using an Agile Scrum approach

  • Understanding of all elements of the software development life cycle

  • Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with very strong communication skills and work ethic; self-starter

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:

  • Graduate degree

  • Automated testing experience.

  • 5+years’ experience with multiple programming technologies

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.