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Colorado Springs, Colorado

Req #: R119135


  • US - CO, Colorado Springs

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret

Job Description:

Parsons has emerged as a leader in the development of cutting-edge solutions for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. Our tremendous success can be attributed to our people and our priorities. We hire the best, we make them a priority and we never lose focus on the mission. It’s why we’re here. We have built this cultural legacy by working closely with analysts and operators to understand their needs and delivering meaningful value through innovative, cost effective and intuitive software solutions.

Our Space Operations Directorate is passionate about making America the undisputed leader in Space because we understand that ensuring our nation’s security for future generations depends on it. Polaris creates game changing space solutions by teaming highly respected subject matter experts with brilliant technologists. Are you an experienced Test Automation Engineer looking for an opportunity to grow your skillset? Do you want to be part of a team that is helping the government solve major national security challenges in the space domain? We need your help.

Our team is looking for an experienced Test Automation Engineer who can work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. In this position, you will be a member of a growing Agile team supporting the development of mission critical applications for the space community as a member of Parsons’ Space Operations Directorate. You will work with software engineers and space analysts to ensure the accuracy, integrity and stability of software that is being developed for space tracking and surveillance.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

• Developing software, automated test suites, and reporting tools

• Developing test plans and procedures to ensure software meets agreed upon expectations 

• Ensuring test plans and procedures provide adequate test coverage for unit tests, automated tests, and functional tests 

• Augmenting existing software to add touch points for automated tests 

• Managing and executing automated/manual test suites using SoapUI   

• Coordinating with engineers to identify issues 

• Assisting in drafting associated test artifacts and supporting government test events 

Required Skills:

• Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline and 8+ years of experience in software engineering and/or product testing. Additional experience, applicable training and/or certifications may be substituted for the Bachelor’s Degree.
• Understanding of the different types and categories of software testing

• Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical personnel

• Experience with Java development

• Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Groovy, Python, DOS, PowerShell, BASH)

• Experience with writing unit tests (e.g. JUnit)

• Ability to apply a variety of tools and techniques to verify complex business processes via manual, automated, and semi-automated test cases

• Self-starter with a strong work ethic that works well with others and who can thrive in a fast-paced environment employing Agile methodologies

• Must have an active Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility  

Desired Skills:

• Experience automating regression tests and working within software testing frameworks

• Experience working with Kafka
• Experience with SQL commands and queries

• Security+ Certification

The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $120,000.00.

Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off and 401K.

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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