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Senior Applications Tester

Location: Chantilly, VA
Date Posted: 10-17-2018
Strategic Business Systems, Inc. (SBS) is hiring a motivated Senior Applications Tester to support a cutting-edge modeling and analytics framework in support of the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC). On this program you will have the opportunity to work with technical leaders in cloud computing and data analytics to re-architect, modernize, and operationalize a critical tool leveraged across the IC to make real-time, mission-critical decisions. Candidates must have an active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility and Polygraph.
 
Candidates will provide integration engineering, testing and QA of infrastructure deployed on AWS focusing on automation and availability in support of both new application development tasks and maintenance of existing systems. The candidate will be able to follow rigorous testing processes and have a proven track record of improving quality for front-line applications. The role requires the candidate to produce test scenarios and repeatable test cases through all part of the development lifecycle. The candidate should be naturally curious, passionate about solving business problems through high-quality solutions, and be someone who has demonstrated flexibility in meeting the needs of a challenging, fast-paced business environment. Candidates must be self-motivated who can understand technical concepts and collaborate on technical direction on a small team in an agile environment.
 
Qualifications:
  • 3+ years’ experience in QA and applications testing with a focus on automation
  • Provide realistic testing estimates to ensure appropriate timelines and delivery to production
  • Create test plans and test cases
  • Execute test cases and document defects
  • Define and participate in unit, functional, system and regression testing
  • Communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to project stakeholders and management
  • Exposure to defect reporting and tracking software
  • Experience with AWS, CI/CD, and containerization (Cloud formation, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon S3, Amazon EC2, Amazon Redshift, automation tools, Linux, Docker, chef or puppet, etc…) highly desired
  • Attention to detail and solid oral and written communications skills are a must
  • Highly dependable, adaptable to independent and team assignments and able to work in structured and unstructured environments
  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
 
ABOUT SBS
SBS encourages a flexible work environment that is focused on work-life balance. Additionally, SBS provides personal opportunity for growth through training, access to technical conferences and workshops, and a tuition reimbursement program. All of our positions are full time permanent positions. We have a comprehensive benefits program, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Life Insurance, etc. SBS provides the opportunity to work with the best in the industry on a wide range of cutting edge enterprise technologies in a fast-paced culture that rewards leadership and creative thinkers.
 
If interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send your resume to paul.demetriou@sbsplanet.com or sarah.owens@sbsplanet.com.
 
Strategic Business Systems, Inc. (SBS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
 
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