Software Test Automation Engineer

1818 Library Street, Suite 600
Reston, VA 20190
United States

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Metron's AMA division in Reston, VA is seeking a Software Test Automation Engineer to contribute to the development and deployment of several large-scale Defense search, mission planning and target tracking tools. The successful candidate will be responsible for development and execution of test plans to evaluate and validate these tools and will also support integration of these tools into Defense system architectures.


  • Designing, executing, and debugging test plans of applications based on software requirements and technical specifications
  • Managing Test Cases and executions in a Test Management tool
  • Collaborate with software development team to build a comprehensive automated testing approach for new features
  • Automating stable features and building it into CI/CD pipeline
  • Detecting and identifying software failures so that defects may be discovered and corrected
  • Documenting results and generating historical analysis of applications’ state and stability
  • Documenting anomalies and defects in a maintained issue tracking database
  • Deploying, operating, and maintaining application test instances and/or networks
  • Ensuring compliance with general software development, testing, and maintenance best practices
  • Ensuring data integrity standards
  • Participating in application planning meetings
  • Evaluating software ease of usability and error handling procedures
  • Collaborate with software engineering teams
  • Providing application instructions for users

Required Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency with and/or familiarity with a variety of software testing tools such as Selenium, Robot Framework, Postman etc.
  • Ability to test Swing UI and Java based applications and capability to debug issues from logs
  • Programming experience in one or more of these languages: JavaScript, Java, Python
  • Strong knowledge of quality assurance methods, test plan design, and debugging
  • Demonstrated excellence in applying critical thinking skills to solve complex problems
  • Team player with strong technical and analytical abilities
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal skills for communication with development team, partner organizations, and customer representatives
  • US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED; the selected individual will be required to undergo a background investigation to authorize access to classified information
Job Requirements
Desired Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
A background in Math and Science
Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Nomad, and/or cloud-based deployment
Experience with CI/CD tools (Jenkins, GitHub actions, etc.)

1818 Library Street, Suite 600
Reston VA 20190
United States

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