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CACI International Software Test Automation Lead (Remote) in Charlottesville, Virginia

Software Test Automation Lead (Remote)

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local


We are looking for a highly talented and experienced test automation engineer to join our team as we design and implement a new software system using an open and flexible cloud-based architecture that will integrate with several mission applications. You will be an invaluable asset within the Test Team with an in-depth knowledge of the functional and technical capabilities of automated test tools. You will develop comprehensive test scripts and troubleshoot unexpected, automated test results to determine the root cause of identified issues. You are an independent technical leader with daily tasks and activities routinely performed with minimal guidance from management.

Job Description :

  • Ensure the test automation scripts support the verification of software functionality allocated to each sprint

  • Ensure existing automated scripts can be modified, improved, and enhanced to increase the confidence that regression test results accurately reflect legacy functional performance.

  • Provide technical authority in the test automation discipline and oversee the processes associated with this effort

  • Become the primary go-to person for solving automated test issues associated with the complexity of evaluating system performance, translations, and other aspects of the system

  • Conduct technical analyses of multiple test tool products as needed, providing an informative, detailed recommendation for product selection

  • Develop/enhance an in-house training curriculum to educate the other members of the Test Team in developing, executing, and analyzing automated test scripts

  • Use in-depth knowledge of test automation to address technical policies and procedures throughout the program


  • Candidate should have a University Degree (BA/BS) or equivalent experience and minimum 7 years of related work.


  • Experience with continuous integration tools and environments, and automated testing tools such as Jenkins/Hudson as well as automation frameworks like Robot Framework, Specflow, Jbehave, Geb, Spock, Junit4, TestNG, Nunit

  • Familiarity with Information Security best practices

  • Ability to write test documentation

  • Familiar working with Open Source Automation tools like Selenium

  • Experience with testing RESTful services

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

  • Familiarity with best-of-breed test automation tools, especially open source

  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodology, processes, and techniques

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills, and have the ability to express yourself in technical discussions and programmatic presentations to the customer

  • Excellent teamwork and collaborative skills, with the ability to lead and manage the effort of others when necessary

  • U.S. Citizen with active SECRET clearance


  • Experience developing test automation as part of a team developing secure applications for the government

  • Experience participating in a high performing, highly engaged and motivated team, with a mix of local and remote locations

  • Understanding of all elements of the software development life cycle

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

  • Experience with workflow concepts and working with workflow engines

  • Successful candidate will be imaginative, responsive and be able to communicate well with users

  • TS/SCI with CI Polygraph a plus

  • Advanced degree in an applicable field

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.

Pay Range: The proposed salary range for this position is $86,200-$176,600. There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. Employment benefits include health and wellness programs, income protection, paid leave and retirement and savings.