Cloud Computing Systems Integration and Test Engineer

Cloud Computing Systems Integration and Test Engineer

  • Work Schedule: While this role is primarily remote, one must live within driving distance of Ft. Meade, MD to be considered.
  • Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
    Clearance: Secret
    Location: Fort Meade, MD

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain a mapping of requirements and use cases to developed test cases.
  • Development of requirements and use case based test cases to ensure functionality innovations.
  • Create test plan, test engineering documents and manage test efforts to support the GSM-O Innovation deployments.
  • Support the design and implementation of test cases and testing framework for the instantiation of infrastructure as code innovations in an AWS environment to verify the quality of deployed code.
  • Write actionable test cases to verify testable product requirements derived from user stories based on input from development and operations teams.
  • Support the automation of test tooling and pipelines that enable secured and tested systems to be deployed across a variety of environments in the AWS Cloud.
  • Implementation and execution of interface integration test cases to ensure integration of the tools to external sources.
  • Author and execute User Acceptance strategies, plans and scripts for the innovations deployment
  • Ensuring that the test strategy is maintained and updated as needed in accordance with best practices throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Employing exceptional problem-solving skills.
  • Performing Regression, Integration, and Verification and Validation Testing of innovations being developed
  • Conduct troubleshooting/test execution in support of remediation efforts as required
  • Assist with identifying and supporting external dependencies where needed.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 2-4 years of professional experience; or 1-2 years of professional experience with a related Master’s degree.
  • DoD Secret clearance or ability to obtain interim Secret clearance prior to start date
  • Experience in testing cloud tools and capabilities within a DoD environment.
  • 2+ years of systems engineering experience
  • 1+ years of hands-on experience in testing AWS infrastructure environments, test automation, and requirements verification, managing multiple environments
  • Experience with cloud-based AWS services- Experience with SecDevOps and CI/CD pipeline
  • Experience with cloud-based – specifically AWS – enterprise implementations
  • Experience working with Linux operating system and operating system commands
  • Knowledge of web services: API, REST
  • Strong awareness of networking and internet protocols
  • Experience with JIRA, Git repo and Confluence
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required to collaborate with customer representatives, domain experts, systems engineers and architects
  • Ability to work well/collaborate with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience
  • Active Security Plus Certification (or other applicable 8570 required certification), or ability to obtain one in a short timeframe

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of ITIL foundation or ITIL certified
  • Experience with Ansible or Python scripting
  • Experience with Automated Test frameworks
  • Experience with DevOps/DevSecOps, Configuration as Code, Infrastructure as Code, and CI/CD implementation
  • Experience with Xray Test Management
  • Experience developing test cases for system requirements across multiple subsystems/tools
  • Experience testing open-source and COTS technology
  • Experience and domain knowledge related to data processing
  • AWS cloud certifications
  • Experience with other database systems (Relational / Graph / NoSQL) and data models
  • 2-4 (or more) years of experience with systems and/or test engineering

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