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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Karsun Solutions LLC Herndon, VA

Herndon, VA
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Karsun Solutions - We are Enterprise Modernization Experts!
Our portfolio of long-term contracts help transform business enterprises.
Our Innovation Center provides freedom to explore and experiment.
Our culture is based on true work-life balance and opportunities to learn.

Karsun is a premier consulting services company with a reputation for innovation. We provide Enterprise Modernization services to both civilian and defense Federal agencies. Our company is recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., as well as one of the most promising Government Consulting Solutions Providers. Karsun is an ISO 9001:2008 certified organization.","Responsibilites:

Define and establish test automation strategy and processes for new development and legacy applications
Support Test Automation Solution Planning and Estimation. Analyze current architecture and test platforms to formulate a vision for growth and expansion.
Perform detailed test designs using sound software test engineering principals in the context of test automation platforms and integration across distributed systems

Collaboratively elaborate requirements to enable Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) with BAs and developers
Perform tasks required for automated test implementation including review acceptance criteria (Gherkin scripts), create integration/regression test scenarios, implement test data management strategy, and generate required metrics and reports.
Improve existing test automation frameworks (i.e. make them faster, more flexible and easier to use). Utilize parallel processing or grid systems to speed up the tests
Develop test automation software in Java to test applications
Automate the decommission of automated tests (removing brittle tests) and determining when not to automate
Define and establish test metrics to measure not just product quality, but quality of testing and feedback to engineers
Implement all actions required to deploy an automated test solution, including mobilization and leading the creation of the automation framework at all layers of the application stack
Implement End-to-End Test Automation and Tools Strategies / Roadmaps, including 508, security performance and load testing
Develop efficient and effective quantitative methods and guidelines in order to continuously improve quality processes and practices across multiple projects

Required Skills:

Minimum of 5 years of experience in Test Automation including planning, assesments,script development & maintenance preferably in cloud enviornment
Minimum of 4 years demonstrated experience in one or more of the following testing toolsets/frameworks:

Selenium WebDriver (java)
Selenium Grid
Cucumber Serenity/Gherkin

Should have the ability to code independently in Java
Experience in data manipulation languages to setup test data and verify results
Experience working in adaptive methodologies like Agile-Scrum
Experience in testing UI/UX best practices and 508 compliance
Knowledge of:

SOA, cloud and multi-tenant architectures
Tools such as JIRA/Confluence

Strong written and communication skills required
Must be a self-starter/self-directed member of the team

Desired Skills:

3 years of demonstrated experience in one or more of the following:


Demonstrated experience with Continuous Integration, including one or more of the following build/deploy/version control tools:


Experience in all or some of the following programming platform:

Linux and Bash scripting
JavaScript frameworks in HTML5/CSS3 context (AngularJS, jQuery, D3)
Mobile development

Experience working with databases and various data formats and related technologies for testing


BA/BS in Computer Science or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience required

NOTE: Ability to obtain Public Trust MBI required.

Karsun Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the
Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age,
protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.