• Location: Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2646

Title: S/W Q.A. Spec./App Tester
Location: Virginia
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

Raytheon Technologies has an opening for an Automated tester who will work as part of a small test team supporting multiple software applications in varying stages of deployment (from emerging technologies to legacy systems). This position requires knowledge of modern automated testing methodologies and technologies. The person in this role will be responsible for manual testing when the coding of an automated solution is impractical or not desirable.  As the technology stack expands and grows, our team of testers may be required to work with the application developers to support performance/load testing to fully evaluate the application capabilities.

This position requires a TS/SCI with Polygraph on day one and is located in the Herndon area.

1. Minimum of 11 Years of relevant experience or 8 years with a Bachelors Degree – this is a MANDATORY REQUIREMENT and is not optional.
2. Experience with API testing through Swagger
3. Experience with SQL queries for data validation (Oracle, Postgres)
4. Expert in Selenium WebDriver as well as other automated testing technologies such as Katalon Studio and Cucumber
5. Emphasis of experience must be in the area of writing automated code (Java) as opposed to simply click and record
6. Must be able to evaluate developer assignments, independently understand requirements, and engineer tests to evaluate best path scenario as well as probe for possible failure conditions
7. Must know to use an IDE to code (ex – IntelliJ, Eclipse, NetBeans)
8. Experience with interacting in a Linux environment (ex – Bash scripting, VI)
9. Expertise in writing test plans, cases, procedures, scripts, and scenarios
10. Demonstrated history with manual and automated test processes
11. Ability to work well in a constantly evolving work environment
12. Ensure the QA and testing approach references all known vulnerabilities and best practices
13. Conduct and report testing using a repeatable process based on industry best practices
14. Maintain and update the test environment
15. Must have development skills, as automated testing is a lot of writing code.
16. Solid hands-on experience testing experience with testing tools such as JMeter, Cypress, and /or Selenium.
17. This position requires a TS/SCI with Polygraph on day one and is located in the Herndon area.



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