Test Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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 Test Engineer

Location: Hanover, MD

Required Security Clearance : TS//SCI w/ Polygraph

Required Certifications : None

Required Education: HS Diploma

Description and Responsibilities:

The Test Engineer candidate will support W&SP by performing end to end test validation for several products and components primarily testing the data layer and dataflows. Additional test validation may include RESTFful services and User Interfaces. Develop and maintain test plans, procedures and reports necessary to conduct integration and test activities. Development and maintenance of automated tests via script generation, Selenium, etc. Conduct test activities such as regression, security and stress testing to measure system performance. Assess or generate system requirements, acceptance criteria and generate detailed defects. Work closely with development teams to gain an in-depth level of understanding of the applications, the applications deployment process and troubleshoot defects. Troubleshoot and provide support to end users and or external applications.

Required General Experience:

Shall have a minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in software engineering/development and/or systems engineering/analysis.

Must possess experience in all phases of software engineering to include requirements analysis, development, testing and integration, maintenance and problem diagnosis/resolution and/or experience in phases of applications systems analysis to include evaluation and design, integration and optimization of complex systems.

Must have experience with communication applications, database management, use of programming languages and knowledge of storage and retrieval methods.

Desired Experience:

Responsible for developing applications software for small to highly complex computer systems or portions of large integrated systems and/or for providing analysis and engineering of functional aspects of software and hardware architecture and system support.

The candidate will prepare detailed specifications from which software products will be designed and/or candidate will translate documented designs into software products by developing, documenting, testing and debugging code.

Applications generally deal with utility programs, job control language, macro, subroutines and other control modules.

Candidate shall be competent to work at the highest level of all phases of software engineering and/or all phases of applications systems analysis with minimal direction or oversight.

Required Skills:

• Experienced in complex data validation, data flow, data parser and hands on database testing (Postgres preferred).

• Experienced in test data generation

• Knowledge and experience in automated test generation

• Knowledge and experience of RESTful web service testing including the use of Poster/RESTClient or similar

• Experienced with Linux OS as well as bash/sh scripts

• Test plan, procedure, report generation and maintenance

• Understand and perform exploratory testing

• Identify, verify and report defects; perform root cause analysis by inspecting application logs and through use of browser developer tools, etc.

• Ability to troubleshoot defects, user issues and connectivity issues

• Ability to work well in an independent and team environment

• Flexibility and ability to complete tasks in fast paced environment

• Excellent problem solving and organizational skills

Desired Skills/Technologies:

• Rest Assured

• Selenium Web Driver (Java for TestNG)

• Eclipse

• Java

• JavaScript

• Apache Tomcat

• Jira or Similar

Working Conditions:

Work is typically based in a quiet office environment or electronics research lab. Business work hours for this position are based solely on the requirements of the program. Additional details on the precise hours will be informed to the candidate from the Program Manager/Hiring Manager.

Physical Requirements:

May be required to lift and carry items weighting up to 25 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday.

Employment Type : Full Time


Federal Data Systems, LLC offers competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, career development opportunities that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include, not all inclusive – Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Paid Time-Off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.


This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

Federal Data Systems, LLC (FEDDATA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. That does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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