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QA Engineer

Softrams

Full-time

Remote

Worldwide

Softrams is seeking a QA Engineer who will be part of a collaborative team that builds modern and usable applications for mission-critical U.S. federal government enterprise IT solutions.

Federal Requirements:

  • Must be a citizen of the United States.
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Federal Position of Trust clearance designation.
  • Must reside in and be able to perform work in the United States.
  • Must have lived in the United States for 3 of the last 5 years.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in computer science or equivalent
  • 4 or more years of experience as a QA/QC Engineer
  • 4 or more years of experience with front and backend testing.
  • 3+ year of experience testing with application using Angular/React, knowledge of Protractor, REST web services testing.
  • 3+ years of experience of developing automation code in Selenium or similar tools
  • Experience working as a QA tester on an interdisciplinary team.
  • Deep understanding of tools/methodologies and industry standards/best practices applied to test management and QA management.
  • Experience working with AWS ecosystem (S3, EKS, RDS, Lambda) and related tools and technologies.
  • Deep understanding of agile work management and the role of testing/QA in project management and requirements management.
  • Expert communication (written and verbal) with ability to present best practices, processes and workflows to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Create and maintain a catalog of quality metrics for enterprise data, policy and program performance.
  • Experience using Jira and Confluence.
  • Master’s degree preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, execute and maintain comprehensive test plans and test plans for enterprise business applications.
  • Lead test management activities as part of the SDLC on large scale complex implementations.
  • Lead continuous quality improvement programs utilizing industry standard methodology and standards (i.e. CMMI, Six Sigma, etc.)
  • Ability to perform manual and automated testing using business approved testing libraries for both frontend and backend systems.
  • Create and roll out best practices for test management and QA.
  • Lead a QA practice that is tightly integrated in the SDLC – requirements analysis, design, development, operational readiness, etc.
  • Help lead and execute testing across many concurrent implementation projects.
  • Develop and manage action plans for teams executing goals and objectives of practice.
  • Provide proposal writing for QA and test management and support business development.

Benefits and Perks

  • 65%-75% company-sponsored (including dependents) premiums towards medical, dental and vision insurance. 100% employer sponsored STD, LTD and life insurance (min $100K). Voluntary life insurance option available.
  • Retirement 401(k) plan with employer matching. Immediate vesting.
  • Vacation and sick leave.
  • Maternity and parental leave.
  • Discretionary bonuses, spot awards, gifts, and tenure-based rewards.
  • Company-sponsored role-based training and certifications.
  • Monthly DoordashDashPass subscription.
  • Group discounts via LifeMart ADP

Public Trust Clearance:

  • This role requires the hired candidate to go through public trust clearance. A minimum of 3 years of stay in the U.S. within the last 5 years is required to be eligible to qualify for public trust clearance sponsorship.

Work Location:

We have open-collaboration offices in Leesburg VA and Baltimore MD for those who may prefer to work on-site. However, Softrams is a 100% remote-first team environment. Softrams works in the eastern time zone and standard work hours are 9am ET to 5pm ET with flexibility around start and end times based on team needs.

About Softrams:

Softrams is a Maryland and Virginia-based small business information technology, consulting, and solutions provider specializing in emerging technologies for UX/UI, mobile apps, DevOps, big data analytics, data science, and cyber security. We offer innovative technology implementations and build customer-centric services that are simple, intuitive, scalable, efficient and usable.

EEO Statement:

Softrams, LLC. is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Softrams is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, or to participate in the job application or interview process, contact (571) 918-8977 People Operations Team, email: [email protected]