Senior Test Engineer

Job Locations US-Remote
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(4/18/2022 2:54 PM)
ID
2022-1279
Category
Service Delivery (Health, Digital, Communications, & Mission Support)

Job Summary

Aptive is seeking a dedicated, forward looking Senior Test Engineer to support digital transformation within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This individual will work with the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), VA Central Office (VACO) or the Office of Information Technology (OIT) to support the administration's mission with activities such as: project, product and product line management; moving from waterfall management processes to Agile and Scaled Agile practices; and from stove-piped development, delivery and operations processes to DevSecOps best practices such as Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD). We are seeking individuals committed to delivering and improving quality services to Veterans. 

 

 

Primary Responsibilities

A Senior Test Engineer must have experience working with developers, end users and organizations to create test plans and test scripts. Coordinate with test sites and other team participants to plan test events. Experience in creating reports.  Tracks problems and reports on errors that are identified.   Must have experience with configuring necessary hardware and operating environments as needed to complete assigned testing. Must have comprehensive technical expertise on IT products, operating systems, software, hardware, systems and networks and specialized environments.  Must have experience in writing or assisting in the development of test plans and test procedures.  Must manage the defect database under the guidance of senior QA engineers. Must be proficient in some or all responsibilities:

 

  • Coordinate with test sites and other team participants to plan test events.  
  • Track’s problems and reports on errors that are identified.    
  • Must manage the defect database under the guidance of senior QA engineers. 
  • Manage the defect database under the guidance of senior QA engineers. 
  • Write or assist in the development of test plants and test procedures  
  • Escalate the issues about project requirements (Software, Hardware, Resources) to Project Manager / Sr. Test Manager. 
  • Develop the test plan for the tasks, dependencies and participants required to mitigate the risks to system quality and obtain stakeholder support for this plan. 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or Other Engineering or Technical Discipline is required. 
    (8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education)  
  • 5 years related experience required. 
  • Experience working with developers, end users and organizations to create test plans and test scripts.  
  • Must have experience with configuring necessary hardware and operating environments as needed to complete assigned testing.  
  • Must have comprehensive technical expertise on IT products, operating systems, software, hardware, systems and networks and specialized environments.    
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance. 
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. 

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience supporting large Cabinet-level federal agencies, ideally the Department of Veterans Affairs. 
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues; desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment. 
  • Capable self-starter with a drive to get all types of work done and high attention to detail. 
  • Excellent ability to communicate across most mediums and settings. 
  • Knowledge of military and Veteran populations.  

 

 

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We’re advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

 

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

 

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

 

 

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