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Automation Test Lead

Job ID: 219582
Location: KANSAS CITY, MO, United States
Date Posted: Jun 29, 2021
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Testing
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


As a Test Automation Lead, you’ll serve as a key contributor on a large federal enterprise program, creating an automation testing system; designing and building automation scripts to fit all phases of software testing. You are agile, fearless, enthusiastic, empathic, and relentless in the pursuit of continuous improvement.

The program you will be supporting will migrate an existing portfolio of applications to a more evolvable architecture that can better leverage a future cloud environment to deliver better technology, reduce program sustainment costs, and provide higher system reliability.

  • Directs automated test development tasks using industry standard tools such as Selenium WebDriver, Protractor, and Cucumber.
  • Designs, builds and supports an automated test framework for web applications, reporting and dishoarding.
  • Reviews and debugs automated functional and integration tests. Decomposes business requirements into Use Cases and Acceptance Criteria for testing. Integrates automation tests into SDLC/DevSecOps pipeline to achieve the efficiency.
  • Demonstrates skill in using coding standards and is an active participant in code reviews.
  • Analyzes, designs, and maintains automated scripts and manual regression test plans for a variety of interfaces including data and APIs.
  • Develops/Enhances automation frameworks consisting of functional libraries while adhering to coding standards.
  • Schedules and conducts testing, submits testing errors and issues to development for correction, tests corrected code and tracks defects.
  • Documents test progress and results.
  • Prepares reports and presents results as needed.
  • Assists in planning, scheduling and implementing automation projects.
  • Monitors automation projects and ensures that projects are completed on schedule and within budget.



  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, or related discipline and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience
  • Hands-on, proven experience building automation frameworks
  • Selenium, Cucumber, Jasmine, and similar technologies
  • ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) experience (i.e JIRA, Confluence, TFS)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft products (Dynamics365, Office, etc.), SQL Server, C, C++, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), JavaScript, AJAX, XML/XSLT, and NHibernate; Confluence, DevOps Tools/software, Jira, Linux, Salesforce, Selenium, SonarQube, Test Harness, BitBucket

Target salary range: $100,001 - $125,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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