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Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
JOB #R2102383

Principal Automation Test Engineer

*We are open to supporting 100% remote work anywhere within the US.*

ICF’s IT Modernization division is a rapidly growing, entrepreneurial, technology driven department, seeking a motivated Principal Automation Test Engineer to support upcoming needs with our federal customer.

At ICF, our Automation Test Engineers help support the mission, business, and operational needs of our customers. ICF’s Automation Test Engineers work on a wide variety of different programs to support diverse customer mission areas. 

Our Automation Test Engineers participate in Agile sprint teams and develop code to perform automated testing in order to discover regressions and defects during development. 

The Team

You will be part of an established team supporting our General Services Administration (GSA) client in Washington, DC. The ICF team at GSA performs custom software development to modernize the legacy platform into a cloud platform using modular design standards. The team works closely with clients and other contractors to ensure the performance and reliability of public-facing, mission-critical applications.

The Work 

  • Work with the test team to design, develop, implement and maintain our test automation framework that serves multiple project needs using Java and Selenium 

  • Deploy test automation to continuous integration environment and to ensure that test results are delivered to the development team when appropriate 

  • Participate in Agile ceremonies such as sprint planning and work with the project team to identify risks/impacts in the system to be tested 

  • Enhance our performance and load testing framework and test suites using Browsertime ( 

  • Perform various types of testing including automated, exploratory, load, and performance testing on web services and applications  

Required Skills and Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years of solid, demonstrable experience in one or more programming or scripting languages, preferably Java 

  • 3+ years of experience with a Selenium-based automated test framework 

  • 3+ years experience of direct QA experience for full end-to-end implementation including independent creation of test cases, test validation, requirements review and UAT support 

  • 5 or more years of solid, demonstrable experience in various types of testing including automated, exploratory, load and performance testing on web services and applications 

  • Must be able to obtain Public Trust clearance 

Desired Skills: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent Strong Analytical skills 

  • Preferred Tools and Technologies: Selenium, Protractor, Jasmine, Karma, Jenkins, Java, JMeter 

  • Knowledge of javascript and Angular JS



Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

DC Remote Office (DC99)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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