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Test Automation/Performance Engineer

Company: BAE Systems
Location: Springfield
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

As a Test Automation Engineer in an enterprise test organization, the incumbent will be part of a thriving dynamic team of test automation developers and IT professionals. The test automation development team researches and develops innovative test automation solutions for multiple software architectures and systems to validate functional and performance capabilities. To include but not limited to, evaluation and implementation of automation tools, development and deployment of automated test suites and test harnesses in multiple environments, and provide automated solutions to streamline business processes.The ideal candidate is highly technical and has a proven commitment to quality with a solid understanding of test concepts, software architecture and familiar with the latest software development methodologies, technologies and application performance analysis. The candidate must be self-motivated and be able to work with other team members on multiple projects. The candidate must have strong trouble shooting skills and the persistence to resolve issues.Required Education, Experience, & Skills3+ years of related professional experience and at least 2 years of practical experience with automation toolsObject Oriented Programming or scripting experienceUnderstanding of DevOps, CI/CD, IaC, Continuous TestingKnowledge of multi-tiered web-based systems and data-driven applicationsExpertise in analyzing, troubleshooting and resolving complex issuesExcellent planning and organization skills with commitment to delivering quality solutionsAbility to work concurrently on several projects with minimal instructionsAbility to prioritize and meet deadlinesStrong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work in a collaborative environment as well as independently with minimal supervisionPreferred Education, Experience, & SkillsBachelor of Science in a related fieldExperience with Service and Network VirtualizationExperience with CA DevTest SolutionsExperience with HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Unified Function Test (UFT), LoadRunner (LR)Experience with Dynatrace, Application Performance ManagementExperience with open source test tools (Selenium, SoapUI, JMeter, JUnit, etc.)Experience with tools to enable DevOps, specifically Jenkins, GitLab, Nexus, ThreadFix, SonarQube, Redmine, PCF, DockerUnderstanding of web services, APIs, OGC services (WMS, WFS, etc.)Understanding of Agile frameworks and methodologies, specifically SAFe, SCRUM and TDD/BDDUnderstanding of Cloud technology (AWS)About BAE Systems Intelligence & SecurityBAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.

Keywords: BAE Systems, Washington DC , Test Automation/Performance Engineer, Engineering , Springfield, DC

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