Parsons Corporation Test Engineer II in Quantico, Virginia
Test Engineer II
Quantico, Virginia, United States
Position: Test Engineer
Primary duties and responsibilities:
Provide direct and hands-on support to the Operations Center (OC) in regards to operational systems and platforms;
Function as an interface between the OC and test group, as needed, to provide operational assistance, system and software testing and guidance;
Perform independent testing, in some instances, in a quick reaction environment (less than 24 hours) based on small windows of operational opportunity
Facilitate meetings to review results of the independent testing and report all pertinent test results to appropriate Program Manager designated personnel
Provide to the client adequate levels of testing to include test reports/plans, and summarized results by adhering to existing policies.
Triage system state errors identified by OC technicians, provide initial support to OC technicians, document issues, and report conditions to client PM and development PMs
Develop a deep understanding of the OC’s processes, procedures, and operational software applications and platforms;
Develop a deep understanding of the test processes and procedures;
As needed, define the appropriate test methodologies for each tool and create a test plan based on the software developer’s test report;
Other duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Reviewing System/Application/Software Requirements;
Reviewing System Designs, Concepts of Operations, detailed design documents and other development documents;
Reviewing Technical Specifications
Performing gap analyses to confirm that the test plans address all requirements of the tools;
Provide technical writing and briefing support as required including assistance with Technical Review/Editing and formatting of User’s Guides, Test Plans, Standard Operating Procedures, etc;
Help to identify, resolve, and document problems to assure successful and timely completion;
Perform regression testing on delivered tools when incremental bug fixes are provided by the software developer based on “show-stopper” problems.
Plan, conduct and/or participate in studies, tests, evaluations and reviews of new and existing systems;
Support review of standards and specifications, and operational concept documents and the subsequent processing of these documents as required;
Research, define, and provide documentation for implementation of Independent and Field Test Programs for deployed software tools;
Provide planning and process engineering support;
Evaluate, customize, and document automated test capabilities provided by the software developer;
Advise and assist the client Program Manager on matters pertaining to assigned projects, and
Conduct and/or witness testing.
Relevant Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and practical experience
Five (5+) or more years experience in a hardware or software testing capacity.
Five (5+) or more years experience creating and executing test plans, test procedures and test reports.
In-depth understanding of TCP/IP networking protocols.
In-depth knowledge of Windows, Linux, and Macintosh operating systems
Experience using VMWare products such as WorkStation, Fusion, ESX and ESXi.
Experience using enterprise-wide automated test system in conjunction with customized test scripts.
Experience in executing and creating scripts using Windows Batch, Windows Powershell, Perl and Python.
Experience troubleshooting multiple platform environments
Must possess a government clearance
Knowledge of Oracle or MySQL Database.
Experience with Java Message Service(JMS) API
Experience working in an Independent Verification and Validation capacity
Experience in CNE environments
Experience in mobile device application development (iOS and/or Android)
Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.
Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.
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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT
Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.