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Automated Tester

Herndon, VA 22095

Posted: 04/10/2024 Industry: IT Job Number: 50110

Job Description

Kavaliro has an opening for a Software Tester who will work as part of a small test team performing Performance/Regression/Automated testing on 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 will be required to work with the application developers to support performance/load testing to fully evaluate the application capabilities.

Required Experience:
  • 16+ years of relevant experience or 13+ years with a Bachelors Degree
  • Experience with API testing through Swagger
  • Experience with SQL queries for data validation (Oracle, Postgres)
  • Expert in Selenium WebDriver as well as other automated testing technologies such as Katalon Studio and Cucumber
  • Emphasis of experience must be in the area of writing automated code (Java) as opposed to simply click and record
  • 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
  • Must know to use an IDE to code (ex – IntelliJ, Eclipse, NetBeans)
  • Experience with interacting in a Linux environment (ex - Bash scripting, VI)
  • Expertise in writing test plans, cases, procedures, scripts, and scenarios
  • Demonstrated history with manual and automated test processes
  • Ability to work well in a constantly evolving work environment
  • Ensure the QA and testing approach references all known vulnerabilities and best practices
  • Conduct and report testing using a repeatable process based on industry best practices
  • Maintain and update the test environment
  • Hands on experience with JMeter

Preferred Experience:
  • Experience testing complex systems with external integration points
  • Experience with unit test frameworks such as Junit, Mockito, Swagger, and Postman
  • Must work well in a group environment and collaborate with team members
  • Familiarity with Source code management and integration (ex - GitHub/GitLab, Jenkins)
  • Experience in an Agile environment

  • Herndon, VA
  • This position is onsite and there is no remote availability

Clearance Requirement: 
  • Candidates must have an active TS/SCI security clearance with a Full Scope Polygraph 
Kavaliro provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Kavaliro is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Kavaliro will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please respond to this posting to connect with a company representative.

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