Tool Development and Automation Engineer Mid-level ACAD010


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IC-CAP LLC is a Woman Owned / HUBZone Small Business working in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.  We are always looking for highly talented, energetic, and dynamic professionals that are interested in protecting the defense of our nation.  


Some of the positions are future positions.  Please look at the opening line of the job description to determine if this is an open or future position.  

We are looking to fill this position at the following location(s):

    Springfield, VA

Job Description

Tool Development and Automation Engineer Mid-level:

Position Description:  

Test Tool Development and Automation Engineer will code and generate scripts, test code, support the operations and sustainment of test tool services, support code security accreditation, and documentation.  The candidate will work directly with test engineer subject matter experts to document and implement automation requirements to support test event execution. Further, the candidate may also need to:

  • Conduct engineering analysis to identify all tasks (both manual and analytic) associated with assessment of system capabilities and interfaces, product checkout, and architecture checkout.

  • Conduct engineering analysis to identify candidate tasks for automation.

  • 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.

  • Develop tools that support objectives such as: functionality testing (UI and API), step automation, automated system monitoring, load testing, performance profiling, test objective and test data management, etc.

  • Implement accepted automation solutions in the managed test, integration, and production environment across multiple networks as directed.

  • 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.

  • 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.


Additional desired activities within this role are:

  • Provide support of test automation capable of creating and running scripts within government furnished automation and testing tools (e.g. Micro Focus ALM, POSTman, SoapUI, Micro Focus Unified Functional Test, Micro Focus LoadRunner, etc.) development.

  • Provide web application design, development, and maintenance for test related web and tools projects.

  • Provide support and expertise to automate product quality assessment tools and workflows for the full range of traditional and non-traditional imaging systems, products, and data formats.


Required Experience/Education:

  • 5-8 Years with BS/BA, or 3-6 Years with MS/MA

  • Experience in supporting all aspects of the Testing phase of the Software Development Lifecycle

  • Experience in at least one high level programming language (e.g. Java, JavaScript, Python, Go).  Demonstrated ability to use the example programming languages to create, modify, and execute automated test cases, test suites, and data integration between test tool Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team 

  • Willingness to learn, solve problems and perform in a dynamic work environment 

Security Clearance:

  • TS SCI

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