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General Dynamics Information Technology Sr. Software Automation Tester/Lead in Box Elder, South Dakota

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: NACI (T1)

Job Family: Test Engineering

GDIT is looking for a Software Automation Tester/Lead to join our Cloud Engineering and Migration team to support cloud migration projects for our federal customers. You will work with a team of developers, architects, and Subject Matter Experts to develop test automation framework / suites and test applications in the Cloud.

You should have a good understanding of Web applications , software services, database, and have some hands-on development experience. You should also embrace the DevOps culture and be able to test with minimal guidance. If you are passionate about teaching, learning, re-engineering, automating and working in a highly collaborative environment, we want to hear from you. As a Sr. Software Automation Tester/Lead supporting National Institute of Health (NIH) National Library of Medicine (NLM), you will test applications migrated into the Cloud (AWS).

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Collaborating with NIH-NLM testing applications migrated into the cloud (AWS)

  • Writing, designing, and executing automated tests by creating scripts using Java, Ruby, Bash, Perl, PHP, Python

  • Writing, executing and maintaining automated system integration testing, UAT, regression testing, API testing, smoke testing, positive and negative tests, functional tests, front-end and back-end test scenarios

  • Writing documentation for automated processes, including test plans, test procedures, test cases and test results

  • Performing Load and Performance testing using tools like JMeter, Blazemeter etc.

  • Logging and documenting bugs in the tracking system

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or a related discipline

  • Minimum of five years of experience in developing Test Automation framework and Suites using languages, including Java, Ruby, Bash, Perl, PHP, Python

  • Minimum of five years of experience with tools, including Selenium, Cucumber, JUnit, TestNG, and Maven.

  • Experience using API testing tools, including SOAPUI, JMeter, and Postman

  • Experience in setting up Continuous Integration using tools, such as Bamboo, Jenkins or Gitlab

  • Experience using PowerShell Scripting and Unix/ Linux Shell Scripting

  • Experience with traditional SQL databases, including experience developing SQL queries

  • Experience using Agile, Scrum/Kanban methodologies in a cross-functional team environment

  • Experience working with Scrum teams to build and support software releases through CI/CD tools and processes

  • Experience with GitHub or other source code control systems , branching and merging, automated unit testing frameworks, automated build tools, and automated deploy frameworks

  • Experience with Continuous Integration and building test automation frameworks

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Hands-on AWS experience supporting Cloud engineering activities that leverage Cloud environments

  • Experience with web technologies, such as Apache, Tomcat, Node.js, Angular.

  • Research, Design, Development, Testing and Deployment experience using AWS IaaS, PaaS services, tools and technologies to support continuous integration and delivery on Linux environment

  • Familiarity and experience with containers

  • Experience and/or familiarity with tools, such as Checkmarx, Artifactory, SonarQube, JIRA, confluence

  • Prior experience presenting test results to senior-level stakeholders

  • Ability to convey complex technical concepts to less technical audiences is critical

  • Ability to adapt to new technologies

ATTRIBUTES FOR SUCCESS:

  • Good organizational skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work well in a matrix organization

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:

  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you

  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

Not sure this job’s the one for you? Check out our other openings at gdit.com/careers.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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