• Junior Automation Test Developer

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/4/2019 10:48 AM)
    Job ID
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    *Technical Consulting
  • Responsibilities

    Acuity is seeking a junior automation test developer to help a federal agency continue to expand and refine its adoption of Agile development processes. This position in on-site in Chantilly, VA. The Junior Automation Test Developer will support the client in maintaining a set of Agile development practices to include Automation of Test in a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery environment.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Work closely with developers, professional services team and product managers to define the automated testing components that will be used to validate requirements against developed software

    • Work with team members to develop test strategies for multiple enterprise-wide IT systems

    • Assist with Scrum Team estimation of stories and sizing of effort to include the representation of the test automation and engagement with Continuous Integration (CI) required

    • Contributes to an atmosphere of cross-functional teamwork within the organizations’ Agile project lifecycle

    • Execute automated testing on both Web Front end and back end systems

    • Run test validations at various levels including DB validation, rules validation, logging validation, and UI validation


    • Key technology experience in areas such as Java and/or C#, J2EE, XML, and SOA, REST, JSON

    • Candidate must have at least 1 year of hands on automated test coding experience in creating functions, methods and programs

    • Candidate should have solid understanding of object oriented programming languages (Java)

    • Candidate must be a team player and work closely with other automation developers to build/support Automation Framework

    • Candidate should have experience on automation result analysis and generate automation result reports

    • Candidate should be able to improve and work within a highly advanced test automation system that supports multiple daily builds on several distinct projects

    • Candidate should have ability to learn new techniques and technologies quickly

    • Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing Agile environment

    • Must have knowledge and understand fundamental concepts of Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Delivery (CD), Automated Testing (GUI and backend), User Acceptance Testing

    • Strong written and communication skills



    • United States Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust suitability.


    Strong preference:

    • Knowledge of source control management tools including Git

    • Knowledge of Continuous Integration tools (OpenSource or commercially available such as Bamboo or Jenkins)

    • Previous experience with automation tools such as JUnit, SOAPUI, Selenium

    • Experience with a wide variety of testing tools and techniques that are commercially available or that are OpenSource (examples: HP’s QTP, JUnit, Selenium-WebDriver, Geb, Cucumber, and Spock)

    • Experience with Functional Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, and User Acceptance Testing phases


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