Systems Automation Engineer II with Java Experience - Contract to Hire in Reston, VA (no C2C)

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POST DATE 8/14/2016
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Modis Reston, VA

Reston, VA
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span span style='color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:12pt;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;' A respected Modis client in Reston VA is seeking a Systems Automation Test Engineer with basic Java coding skills for a contract to hire role. Candidates must be able to convert after 6 months with no sponsorship. Excellent communication skills are a must. br   br The key skills for this role are strong development and performance engineering skills. br   br Job Description: 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 • Experienced with Linux system administration br   br • Experienced in managing stress/performance testing environments br   br • 4+ Years experience in IT with a broad range of exposure to all aspects of operational, stress and performance evaluations, systems analysis, and system engineering. br   br • Minimum of 1 years experience in performance tuning and stress testing br   br • Possess a working knowledge of architectural frameworks and methodologies. br   br • Possess a broad knowledge of operating systems and software Development tools. br   br • Experience with the Webload, Rational Function Tester, Jmeter, SoapUI testing tools br   br • Excellent oral and written communication skills br   br • Must be able to work as a member of cross-