Global Science & Technology, Inc.
  • Technology
  • Arlington, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Global Science & Technology, Inc., a fast-growing high technology firm, is seeking Software Test Engineer to support NASA's NRESS program. The position is located in Arlington/Crystal City, VA. 

Position Summary:

The Software Test Engineer will develop, configure, and maintain an automated testing framework for a web-based information management system in support for the NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES).   The Engineer will plan automated and manual test strategies, document, and functional and performance tests to modernize, automate, and improve the efficiency of the testing and QA processes. The Engineer will analyze use cases and develop test cases to verify compliance.

Primary Duties:

  • Analyze, assess, review, test, and verify NSPIRES compliance with Use Cases, Business Rules, and specifications.
  • Evaluate and test new and modified application functionality to verify compliance with Use Cases using Selenium and report test results.
  • Identify, isolate, replicate, and clearly document application defects and verify thier fixes.
  • Write Python test cases based on Use Cases and Business Rules.
  • Test new NSPIRES application environments to certify system functionality
  • Develop automated test processes and frame work using Selenium.
  • Perform loadtesting of web-based interfaces and application using JMeter.
  • Work with other project teams to create and maintain an automated nightly build verification ("smoke") test. 

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field and a minimum of 3 years of professional software testing and/or software quality assurance experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Hands-on experience using such automated test tools such as Selenium and JMeter.

Desired Experience/Skills:

  • Familiarity with Selenium and JMeter.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Programming experience, particularly with Python and Java.
  • Basic knowledge of database concepts and SQL. 

Physical Requirement(s) Needed:

  • Ability to use a computer. 

Mental Requirement(s) Needed:

  • Ability to work both independently and with a team. 

U.S. citizenship or Permanent Residency is required.

Selected applicants will be subject to a government background investigation.

GST offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status.  GST is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 


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