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Test Automation Engineer

Springfield, VA 22150
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Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

BS 8-10, MS 6-8, PhD 3-5

Test Tool Development and Automation Engineer will code and generate scripts, test code, support code security accreditation, and documentation. In support of the DevOps environment, the candidate will decompose existing business process and test tool capabilities into micro-services capable of deployment through a DevOps infrastructure. Further the candidate may also need to:
  1. Conduct engineering analysis to identify all tasks (both manual and analytic) associated with assessment of system capabilities and interfaces, sensor parameters or functions, or GEOINT services.
  2. Conduct engineering analysis to identify candidate tasks for automation.
  3. Automate selected tasks through code/script generation, or by identifying existing in-house or commercially available solutions (including open-source alternatives); identify opportunities to consolidate tasks or processes to maximize efficiency or minimize cost.
  4. Develop tools that support objectives such as: functionality testing, step automation, continuous integration automation, automated system monitoring, load testing, service virtualization, performance profiling, etc.
  5. Implement accepted automation solutions in the DevTest environment or internal test environment as directed.
  6. Design and develop automation scripts, tools, or applications, and appropriate test scenarios to verify the performance, capacity, and scalability of services and capabilities, as identified by the customer.
  7. Provide the expertise to analyze output of automated test tools, scripts, applications, and processes to evaluate against established criteria and develop a recommendation to the government and product vendor.
  8. Provide expert level support of test automation capable of creating and running scripts within government furnished automation and testing tools (e.g. HP ALM, CA Service virtualization, etc.) development.
  9. Provide web application design, development, and maintenance for test related web, and tools projects
  10. Provide support and expertise to develop custom product quality assessment tools for the full range of traditional and non-traditional imaging systems, products, and data formats.
  11. Collaborate with image quality engineers and image scientists to develop custom product quality assessment tools, as well as to understand and support existing in-house developed engineering tools/code written in Matlab, IDL, Python, Visual Basic, etc.; provide updates and improvements to these tools as needed.
  12. Provide technical support and expertise to use, update, and maintain the existing in-house developed NSG Image Quality Simulator (NIQS) / NIQS Automated Checkout Application (NACA); source code is GFE for CM, maintenance, and future development.
  13. Analyze performance trends and user experience data to identify parameters for automated governance processes that will facilitate a digital/automated Go/No Go capability.

Develop, implement, and maintain an automated governance process in a variety of environments including: bare metal, DevOps, and cloud computing environments


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-17 Expires: 2021-07-17

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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