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Job ID: 2012735
Location: BETHESDA, MD, United States
Date Posted: Aug 14, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Test Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Software Tester to provide testing support as a member of an integrated project development and testing Team. This position works with other Developers and Testers to test custom developed serverless applications on AWS Lambda. The Tester is responsible for providing input to project release plans that cover project inception through delivery and on-going operational maintenance. They analyze and solve complex testing related problems; review other developers and tester’s work products for correctness, adherence to the project design concept and user standards. 


The Tester plays a key role for a highly secured system for a government agency. To be successful in this role, the Tester should be self-motivated and passionate about solving technical problems. The system facilitates high value financial transactions over the Internet. With this in mind, experience with payment systems or other highly secure transactional systems would be highly valuable. The Software Tester is required to have an in-depth knowledge of automated testing of AWS Lambda applications, as well as proper Acceptance Criteria format for User Stories.

Responsibilities

  • Manually audit the source code of web services and software authored in house by Amazon
  • Analyzing complex requirements and design documents to develop detailed step by step manual test cases
  • Executing manual test cases; documenting actual results during execution; reviewing the test results and reporting anomalies (if any) into the defect tracking database
  • Developing new automation scripts and updating existing scripts to meet the newly added functionalities
  • Executing automated test scripts; reporting execution results and identifying unsuccessful execution (if any)
  • Tracking the defects from creation to closure; documenting detail description of defect and working with developers to reproduce
  • Deploying software to test environments and monitoring server logs during testing and identify errors and/or unexpected log entries
  • Write proof of concept code to demonstrate the severity of a potential security issue
  • Provide clear communication on the issue to developers, suggest and help to test the fix
  • Partner with AWS developers to drive improvement in application security as a result of security review engagements
  • Assisting test lead with release test plan, generating RTM, maintaining regression test database, and creating test reports at the end of each testing phase
  • Provide actionable long term risk mitigation guidance
  • Conduct independent vulnerability research pertaining to AWS relevant technologies

Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI with Poly is required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineering or any other Scientific or Technical discipline.
  • 8 years of experience as a Test Engineer
  • Must maintain the minimum certification for IA Technical Level II, which may be GSEC, Security+ CE, SCNP or SSCP.
  • Strong knowledge of Software Testing Lifecycle/Testing Methodologies
  • Experience with AWS Lambda and Serverless Application Testing
  • Experience in writing and performing software test plans/procedures.
  • Experience in automating testing and test scripts -- scripting or coding experience – PowerShell preferred
  • Strong technical documentation skills
  • Excellent organizational, presentation, and business analysis skills
  • Good communication and time management
  • Desired: Experience and certifications with AWS; AWS C2S experience


Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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