The Test Engineer provides support to the Indian Health Services (IHS), Health Information Technology Systems and Support (HITSS) project. This position is responsible for testing COTS and custom developed applications in a Federal Government infrastructure. The Test Engineer will work with Developers and Business Analysts to develop and execute automated test scripts. This position supports over five deployments a year. As each release is deployed to three environments, multiple releases are in process at the same time.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.
Performs testing tasks to support maintenance, enhancements and deployment of COTS and custom developed applications.
Conducts all testing activities in accordance with industry best practices as well as the government’s product lifecycle processes.
Offers innovative technical solutions to evolving customer requirements.
Interacts with customers in professional manner even under the high pressure of tight deadlines and aggressive deployment schedules.
Adheres to all CNI processes and procedures including change management regardless of the pressure to meet aggressive deadlines. Ensures all required documentation is produced and delivered.
Works closely with the other Team members to implement best practices and ensure the best value is provided to our customers.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to any training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.
Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university in a related technical field with a minimum of two (2) years relevant experience. Experience with test automation tools like HP UFT, Selenium, JMeter is a must. Experience with version control tools such as Git and SVN. Experience with Agile Scrum framework and test automation in CI/CD. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must provide strong references, which will be verified.
CERTIFICATES / LICENSES / REGISTRATION
Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Knowledge of automated testing tools such as HP UFT, Selenium, and JMeter etc
Knowledge of Oracle and Java based applications
Knowledge in conducting security testing
Knowledge in developing operational procedures
Knowledge of the maintenance of complex hardware and software data processing systems
Knowledge in systems engineering and configuration management processes
Strong skills in identifying, isolating and correcting software/system anomalies
Outstanding communication, organization, and problem solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple, diverse projects simultaneously
Ability to be flexible, independent and self-motivated
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Must be able to talk and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. May be required to lift, push or pull 50 pounds or more using cart or hand truck. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. May work near moving or mechanical parts. May have exposure to chemicals, fumes, warehouse environment or adverse weather conditions. May be required to use safety and personal protective equipment.