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Prin Engr, Software Quality

  • Location:
    Reston , Virginia
  • Category:
    Information Systems
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Software Development Engineer in Test
Reston, VA

The Software Development Engineer in Test will be responsible for helping drive quality deliverables within their team. They will help their teams cultivate a quality mindset, advocating for quality while assisting engineers with software development and test automation best practices.
• Work with a team to deliver consistent, quality work each sprint, meeting the teams sprint commitments
• Define and create test cases based on acceptance criteria and in conjunction with best practices established by our overall SQE team
• Determine test case candidates for automation, providing the appropriate validation as defined in the test case
• Write automated integration and/or UI tests to be included in regression suite
• Participate in executing manual test cases, where required in sprint as well as release regression testing
• Review acceptance criteria and discuss with the developers to determine unit test case coverage
• Actively participate in all scrum-related meetings, including but not limited to daily standups, sprint planning, grooming, and sprint reviews
• Advocate for quality within cross-functional development teams
• Actively work with developers on test automation best practices and update/maintain automated regression test suite
• Contribute to our test frameworks and services
• Coordinate testing efforts to ensure the delivery of quality features
• Contribute to our long-term vision and strategy for SQE and Test Automation
• Make testing an integral part of the development process
• Report bugs and follow them through the complete bug life cycle

• Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field
• 3+ years of experience testing and delivering enterprise-quality software.
• Experience testing middleware, mobile and web applications
• Knowledge of and experience with one or more modern programming languages
• Comfortable working in our tech stack: C#, .NET, TFS, VSTS, Git
• Knowledge and a passion for test infrastructure and CI/CD
• Passion for quickly shipping innovative features that are simultaneously reliable
• Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented collaborative environment
• Ability to advocate for quality across functional teams
• Experienced with agile methodologies and understand what it means to have a quality mindset in an agile environment
• Mobile development technologies a plus, but ability to learn new technology quickly

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