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Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2203589

Senior Quality Assurance Automation Engineer – Remote

ICF seeks an experienced Senior Quality Assurance Automation Engineer. This position will have a heavy focus on converting manual test plans to automated tests and developing and maintaining new automated tests for our current test suites built on Cypress, Mocha, and Chai.

The project is implemented using an Agile, Scrum-based process. The team uses integrated human-centered design and quality assurance measures to implement highly modern, usable interfaces. Our mission is to help the government improve healthcare for patients and reduce cost.  We value bringing individuals that are experts in their disciplines, highly communicative, and self-motivated to own their work. Technology and domain experts work side-by-side in highly dynamic teams that have all the roles necessary to deliver high quality digital services.  In addition, critical to our success is forming teams of highly diverse individuals passionate about making a difference.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the leadership team on a large, complex program involving numerous, integrated software products
  • Convert  manual test plans to automated tests and develop and maintain new automated tests for our current test suites and maintain test plans and test specifications for functional and automated regression, and performance testing
  • Ensure the overall quality of all aspects complex software system, including data, APIs, and web application
  • Identify gaps in test approach, strategize on a plan to fill the gaps, and then execute that plan
  • Design and maintain automated test scripts covering fundamental front and backend functions in the application
  • Practice TDD within the application development team
  • Work with IT Developers to improve automated testing where possible
  • Work with developers and other automation engineers to create and maintain automation frameworks
  • Create and manage defects through the product life cycle
  • Generate test reports and traceability matrices
  • Translate high-level business requirements into test scenarios
  • Work closely with engineering teams to discuss risk and risk mitigation
  • Shape the overall QA process through THE application of best practices and new approaches to testing workflow

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree with 7+ years of technical experience or BS with 5+ years of relevant technical experience Hands-on experience with different types of testing (System, Regression, Smoke, Performance, Load, etc.)
  • Experience building automation frameworks from scratch in Cypress, Mocha, Chai
  • Automated and manual testing experience on web-based applications
  • Knowledge of SQL/NoSQL database concepts preferred and testing of ETLs
  • Hands-on experience testing and debugging web-based software including use of in-browser development tools
  • Hands-on experience with API testing tool such as Postman, Insomnia or Paw
  • Hands-on experience with front end automation tools such as Cypress, Selenium, NightwatchJS, Puppeteer, or Playwright
  • Experience in microservices-based Architecture and messaging protocols preferred
  • Solid understanding of Software Configuration Management concepts and methodologies
  • Proficient in at least one source control tool (Git)
  • Experience with Load, Stress, and Performance testing with tools such as Artillery.io Locust.io, Jmeter or Goose
  • Experience with DevOps processes and setting up local environments with tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, and Jenkins.
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies and tools (i.e., JIRA/Confluence)
  • Candidate must reside in the United States

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS and 3+ years of technical experience
  • Web Accessibility (508) experience
  • Experience with integrating automated testing into CI/CD processes
  • Experience in microservices-based Architecture and messaging protocols preferred
  • Experience working in the healthcare industry
  • Federal Government contracting work experience

Professional Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to understand complex systems and data both from the user perspective and technology perspective and independently investigate problems.
  • Demonstrated time management skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Flexible and willing to accept a change in priorities as necessary

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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.

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.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com 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.

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final salary for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The salary range for Colorado is -

$80,656.00-$137,116.00

Nationwide Remote Office (US99)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.
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