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Automated Software Engineer

Company: SimVentions, Inc - Glassdoor --- 4.6
Location: Champlain
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

SimVentions is looking for a Automated Software Engineer -with a deep understanding of methods to identify broken processes and shortcomings within software-based platforms. The test engineer will be expected to interact with the platform regularly in order to develop tests using automated testing systems (such as TestCafe Studio). The test engineer will operate as part of a Scrum team and will be expected to troubleshoot identified issues in order to relay sufficient information about the issues to software engineering teammates.

  • Developing automated tests using the system's user interface
  • Perform maintenance on previously created tests as necessary to keep up with system changes
  • Participate in discussions with test engineers from other Scrum teams
  • Identify elements of the user interface which is unsuitable for automated testing and propose alternative test methods
  • Learn the system under test in order to develop a "user perspective" and ensure all necessary components or workflows are adequately covered
  • Must be able to provide on-site test support at NSWC Dahlgren

    Additional Requirements:

    • Due to the requirements in the Safer Federal Workforce Taskforce guidance and the nature of our covered contracts and facilities, all employees may need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a legal exemption with approved accommodation.

      Required Skills & Experience:

      • 5+ years developing and performing tests for DoD systems
      • Demonstrated ability to learn and use new test platforms or testbed equipment
      • Demonstrated ability to adapt testing processes
      • Demonstrated ability to diagnose test failures and relay relevant information to system developers
      • Demonstrable knowledge of various types and roles of system testing (Verification & Validation [V&V], unit testing, end-to-end testing, vulnerability testing, UI/UX, etc.)
      • Experience with automated testing platforms

        Preferred Skills & Experience: - -

        • Experience with Agile Development Methodologies (SAFe, Scrum, etc.)
        • Experience with TestCaf-- Studio
        • Basic understanding of JavaScript elements and structure
        • Knowledge of Mission Assurance or Command and Control (C2) support systems

          Education: - -BS in a technical discipline is desired (but not required)
          Minimum Clearance: - -Active Secret
          Location: - Dahlgren, VA
          Why Work for SimVentions?
          SimVentions is about more than just being a place to work with other growth-orientated technically exceptional experts. It's also a fun place to work. Our family-friendly atmosphere encourages our employee-owners to imagine, create, explore, discover, and do great things together.
          Support Our Warfighters
          SimVentions is a proud supporter of the U.S. military, and we take pride in our ability to provide relevant, game-changing solutions to our armed men and women around the world.
          Drive Customer Success
          We deliver innovative products and solutions that go beyond the expected. This means you can expect to work with a team that will allow you to grow, have a voice, and make an impact.Get Involved in Giving Back
          We believe that one of the best ways to be a well-rounded company is to have well-rounded employees, and one of the ways we encourage that is by providing a wide range of service opportunities for our team members to engage in throughout the year.
          Build Innovative Technology
          SimVentions takes pride in its innovative and cutting-edge technology, so you can be sure that whatever project you work on, you will be having a direct impact on our customer's success.
          Work with Brilliant People
          At SimVentions, we don't just hire the smartest people. We hire experienced, creative individuals who are passionate about what they do, and who benefit from the culture that we have created here.
          Create Meaningful Solutions
          We are trusted partners with our customers and are provided challenging and meaningful requirements to help them solve.
          Employees who join SimVentions will enjoy benefits like:

          • Impact: work on projects that directly support the defense of our nation.
          • Serve: work for a company that supports its surrounding communities.
          • Employee Owned: work with the best and help build YOUR company.
          • Dress code: business casual. We like to be comfortable while we work.
          • Healthcare: one of the best packages in the industry.
          • Culture: add to our culture of technical excellence and collaboration.
          • Food: we have a lot of food around here.
          • Family focus: work for a team that recognizes the importance of family time.
          • Employee appreciation: - lots of events throughout the year.
          • Resources: - excellent facilities, tools, and training opportunities to grow in your field.
          • Open communication: work in an environment where your voice matters.
          • Fitness/Well-being: - opportunities to participate in company sports teams and workout groups.
          • Professional development: employee-led interest groups for personal and professional development plus great training options
          • What you bring to the table: contribute, grow, and thrive.

            Other Perks:

            • Lots of employee appreciation events throughout the year
            • Excellent working facilities and tools to get your job done
            • Regular communication ("All-Hands", "SimV Share", "Imagineering Day") to stay connected to SimV culture, stay abreast of what is happening in the company, and meet new faces while eating good food
            • SimVentions sports teams and workout groups
            • Employee led interest groups for personal and professional development
            • What you bring to the table---

              FTACEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: SimVentions, Inc - Glassdoor --- 4.6, Richmond , Automated Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Champlain, Virginia

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