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Job Title
Test Engineer
Location
Herndon, VA
Position Id
EB-2140955435
Job Description

TITLE: Test Engineer

LOCATION: Herndon, VA

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Qualified candidates must have a current and active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance to be considered for this position.

LIFE AT QVINE:

QVine employs only the best technology professionals, creating an exciting and innovative workplace.  By nurturing both professional and personal growth, QVine has quickly become one of the most desirable places to work in the Washington, DC area.  If you’re seeking employment in the high-tech field, and you want a company that offers the support, resources, and respect you deserve, consider QVine. 

DESCRIPTION:

The Test Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the test design and documentation support all applicable client, customer, and/or industry standards time lines and budgets while ensuring that testing conclusions and recommendations are fully supported by test results, and project managers are fully informed of testing status and application deviations from documented user requirements.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Perform analysis of documented user requirements and directs or assists in the design of test plans in support of user requirements for software or IT systems.
  • Prepare milestone status reports and deliveries/presentations on the system test and evaluation concept to colleagues, subordinates and end user representatives. 
  • Review user application system requirements documentation.
  • Design, define, and document unit and application test plans.
  • Transform test plans into test scripts and executes those scripts.
  • Direct and/or participate in all phases of risk management assessments and software/hardware development with emphasis on analysis of user requirements, test design, and test tools selection. 

  • Make recommendations on test and evaluation strategies for major systems installations as needed.
  • Estimate software-testing costs and schedule.
  • Conduct software compatibility tests with programs, hardware, operating systems, or network environments.
  • Create or maintain databases of known test defects.
  • Design test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures.
  • Design automated testing tools.
  • Develop standards, methods, or procedures to determine product quality or release readiness.
  • Develop testing programs that address areas that may include database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error/bug retests, and/or usability.
  • Document software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers.
  • Document test procedures to ensure reliability and compliance with standards.
  • Evaluate or recommend software for testing or bug tracking.
  • Identify program deviance from standards, and suggest modifications to ensure compliance.
  • Identify, analyze, and document problems with program function, output, online screen, or content.
  • Install and configure recreations of software production environments to allow testing of software performance.
  • Install, maintain, or use software testing programs.
  • Investigate customer problems referred by technical support.
  • Monitor program performance to ensure efficient and problem-free operations.
  • Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.
  • Perform initial debugging procedures by reviewing configuration files, logs, or code pieces to determine breakdown source.
  • Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.
  • Collaborate with field staff or customers to evaluate or diagnose problems and recommend possible solutions.
  • Coordinate user or third party testing.
  • Provide feedback and recommendations to developers on software usability and functionality.
  • Test system modifications to prepare for implementation.
  • Update automated test scripts to ensure currency.

  • QVine Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer—M/F/D/V
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