End to End Test Engineer- Contract in Reston, VA

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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

Modis Reston, VA

Company
Modis
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
23169921.21601033
AJE Ref #
576021302
Location
Reston, VA
Job Type
Regular
Required Licenses/Certifications
df-aj

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span A trusted Modis client is seeking an End to End Test Engineer with 5+ years of testing experience for a position in their Reston office. Compensation is on an hourly basis and is commensurate with experience. br   br This is a contract position, slated to end 12/30/16 with likelihood of extension. Highly-qualified corp to corp candidates will be considered. br   br This individual will work with stakeholders and business owners to ensure that scheduling, testing and reporting are provided for each consumer of the Stress environment. The Engineer will deliver stress and performance testing support to the BT teams including system management and preparation, performance/stress test execution assistance, reporting assistance, troubleshooting and operational support. br   br   br   br The Engineer collaborates with management, developers, and automation team members to identify and plan for Functional automation coverage and implementation strategy. The individual ensures that these plans are properly implemented and operated. The Engineer will closely support IT staff to ensure a cohesive process for the consumers of performance testing environment including the duration of testing and the appropriate exit criteria for completion of stress testing. br   br   br   br ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES br   br • Develop and document automated test strategies, plans, and scripts based on executing an analysis of the requirements and specifications for each project initiative, to include analysis for data driven and/or record and playback approaches br   br • Develop, document and review performance test plans and strategies to ensure the client's systems can sustain the projected load/ volume in production environment br   br • Perform Automated testing by executing test plans for each project utilizing testing software tools (RFT) which should include an optimal combination of data-driven testing vs. ‘record and playback’ testing br   br • Assisting QA Analysts and/or Performance Test Engineers on selected projects in sharing knowledge on Automated testing and helping personnel with building automated scripts, and executing Performance Testing br   br • Provide system administration support in the stress environment. br   br • Coordinate and assist the deployment of applications into the stress environment br   br • Provide software configuration management and tracking for the stress environment br   br • Provide an interface and coordination point between the SE and IG teams. br   br • Collect all test artifacts and store those artifacts in the project repository. br   br • Work with the other members of the IT team to execute the test cases br   br • Implement assigned portions of the stress/performance testing infrastructure plan br   br • Work with resource owners in line-of-business organizations to ensure the stress environment is prepared for the consumers use br   br • Assist resource owners and IT staff in understanding and responding to questions or actions raised during stress testing br   br • Consult with IT and other organization management to ensure enforcement of stress environment policies and procedures br   br   br   br Required Skills:* br   br Education/ Experience: br   br Bachelor’s Degree in computer science