Jr. - Mid Level Test Automation Engineer

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking multiple Jr. – Mid Level Test Automation Engineers Level 2 or 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. These positions will be located in Lanham, Maryland.

Where Technology and Teamwork come together the qualified applicants will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Technical Support for Enterprise

Systems Testing (EST) Domain project, and will develop technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate existing manual test cases, and identify opportunities for automation.
  • Develop a plan that includes both short-term and long-term test automation solutions.
  • Develop test automation scripts and tools.
  • Collaborate with project test teams to implement developed automation.
  • Analyze current automation solutions, understand changing business needs, and propose strategies for the enhancement and/or migration to new automation framework

“This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.”

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Basic Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3.

Basic Qualifications for a Engineer Software Quality 3 are…

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of progressive IT experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

3 years of software test automation experience which must include:

  • Experience applying extensive technical expertise in the area of test automation.
  • Prior automation framework maintenance and enhancement experience, which may include but not limited to the conceptualization, integration and optimization of frameworks to meet dynamic needs
  • Hands on test automation scripting and framework development experience using Java and/or Java Script programming/scripting languages
  • Experience in working with one or more object oriented programming languages such as Java and C#
  • Automation script development experience that includes testing of large, complex applications that run on a variety of platforms such as Mainframe/DB2, UNIX, and Web.
  • Familiarity with various types of automation framework implementations
  • Prior experience with at least one type of framework implementation
  • Prior IBM Mainframe and Unisys based applications’ test automation experience
  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings.
  • Requires ability to obtain a Moderate Risk Background Investigation (MBI) security clearance.
  • Must be either a U.S. Citizen or possess a minimum 3 years of residency as a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) in the U.S.

Basic Qualifications for a Engineer Software Quality 2 are…

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of progressive IT experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

2 years of software test automation experience which must include:

  • Experience applying extensive technical expertise in the area of test automation.
  • Prior automation framework maintenance and enhancement experience, which may include but not limited to the conceptualization, integration and optimization of frameworks to meet dynamic needs
  • Hands on test automation scripting and framework development experience using Java and/or Java Script programming/scripting languages
  • Experience in working with one or more object oriented programming languages such as Java and C#
  • Automation script development experience that includes testing of large, complex applications that run on a variety of platforms such as Mainframe/DB2, UNIX, and Web.
  • Familiarity with various types of automation framework implementations
  • Prior experience with at least one type of framework implementation
  • Prior IBM Mainframe and Unisys based applications’ test automation experience
  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings.
  • Requires ability to obtain a Moderate Risk Background Investigation (MBI) security clearance.
  • Must be either a U.S. Citizen or possess a minimum 3 years of residency as a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Experience with IRS tax administration systems
  • Experience with the Rational suite of tools (e.g., RFT, RQM, and RTC)
  • Experience with Common Accessory Scripting Language (CASL) in Attachmate
  • Experience with SoapUI
  • Experience with IBM mainframe (JCL/TSO)
  • Experience with Unisys mainframe
  • Current IRS Minimum Background Investigation

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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