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Senior Validator with 508 & Automation


Baltimore, MD,US

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Leidos has a need for a motivated Senior Tester/Lead to provide hands on expertise using the latest open-source products and best practices. The candidate will be collocated with the SSA government employees and subcontractors at a government facility in Baltimore, Maryland. The candidate must be able to pass a Federal Suitability Check for a position of public trust. Specifically, the successful candidate will be a member of an Agile Team working with other Agile teams, System Architects, Test Architects, Developers, Database Engineers, DevOps, Implementation team, IT Infrastructure & Operations Team and External System Owners to perform test automation for applications using open-source technologies and products. Candidate's primary responsibility will be to support advanced Test team for end-to-end manual testing, Automation testing using selenium/Java and 508 working with JAWS, WAVE, ANDI, Behavior Driven Development (BDD) Cucumber framework in Agile Environment.

Do you have most of these key required skills, education, or experience? Do you want to learn more about our telework posture? Are you an US citizen, US resident, or Visa candidate and think you might fit? We recommend you apply and start the conversation today! Join us in supporting our SSA contracts in Woodlawn, Maryland.

Team Culture:

Your passion and values might be a good fit for our teams if you answer “yes” to the following questions:

Are you looking for a company that puts employees first, with a focus on career, flexibility, and well-being?
Do you enjoy collaborating with colleagues and teammates and believe that the best ideas are fostered in an inclusive environment?
Are you searching for a team with a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive for daily mission success?
Are you comfortable with proactive outward communication and technical leadership?
Do you enjoy being a catalyst, solving complex problems, and providing innovative solutions?
Do you have the flexibility, creativity, and resilience to pivot the mission for success?
Do you have the courage to make tough ethical decisions with pride, transparency, and respect?

Mentorship & Career Growth:

Our teams are dedicated to supporting new team members in an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Experienced engineers will be assigned to new hires for one-on-one mentoring, collaborative code reviews, and coaching on customer engagement to help each new hire successfully onboard and demonstrate their skills. Projects and tasks are assigned in a way that leverages your strengths and will help you further develop your skillset.

Foundation for Success (Basic Qualifications):

This experience is the foundation a candidate needs to be successful in this position:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field
Masters or Doctorate degree may substitute for required experience
10+ years of experience developing and conducting functional and system integration testing
5+ years’ experience as an analyst gathering requirements while working closely with customer and development teams
3+ years of experience with 508 testing using JAWS
3+ Years of experience with Automation testing using Selenium and Java
5+ years of experience on an Agile development team, preferable Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

Factors to Help You Shine (Required Skills):

These skills will help you succeed in this position:

Expertise developing and conducting functional and system integration testing.
Strong experience using Automation tools selenium/java
Strong experience as an analyst
Strong experience with 508 testing using JAWS, ANDI
Strong experience writing test plans and test cases
Experience as Test lead while also performing hands on testing duties.
Comprehensive knowledge of Scrum and Kanban Agile development process and ceremonies including scrums, planning events, backlog grooming, retrospectives, and demos.
Strong communication and collaborative skills in Quality assurance and analysis.
Sound knowledge of quality Assurance methods and procedures, as well as familiarity with the full life cycle development processes
Responsible for the overall 508 testing including test planning, test strategy and testing deliverables including documentation.
Completes reporting materials and other necessary documentation as required including test logs and VPATs.

How to Stand Out from the Crowd (Desired Skills)

Showcase your knowledge of modern development through the following experience or skills:

Senior level experience as business analyst and tester (Both manual and automation)
Experience maintaining resources in configuration management tools, such as GitHub repository.
Knowledge of web accessibility testing practices used on web platforms
Thoroughly tests software to ensure proper orientation and free from defects
Experience as Test Lead

Day to Day Responsibilities:

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams and contribute to our communities. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. If this sounds like a mission you want to be a part of, keep reading!

Every position we take is more rewarding when you know the why behind it. Know your work makes a difference to support those who need it most. If your passion is enabling life changing service to those around, you this is the place for you. Find you passion in a team environment where all members are valued regardless of contractor or employee status. We are excited for you to take your place in our Leidos Family.

Find your “Why” with us!

Lead the development of highly innovative products/solutions, achieved through collaboration and dialogue with other experts in the field. The candidate will continually assess advancements in technologies to gauge and recommend better solutions for the customer to improve the software developer experience and efficient delivery of software.
Mentor and coach technical staff, proactively shape product vision, and support multiple internal/external initiatives to achieve mission success. The candidate will have past and proven experiences as the technical lead on large, complex projects, and enterprise solutions.
Provide technical advice/input that impact strategic client outputs and Leidos business results.
Impact functional strategy by developing new solutions, processes, standards, or operational plans that position Leidos competitively in the marketplace
All other duties as assigned or directed

Education & Qualifications

Master’s degree and 5+ years of experience in a training-related field or bachelor’s degree and 7+ years of experience in a training-related field
Must be able to obtain a Public Trust

Leidos’ Health Group is recognized as a Top 10 Health IT provider. We draw on decades of success to deliver a range of solutions and services designed to meet the healthcare challenges of today. From the research bench to the patient bedside, we are a company of scientists, engineers, and technologists delivering a broad range of impactful, customizable, and scalable solutions to hospitals and health systems, biomedical organizations, and every U.S. federal agency focused on health. Leidos works with customers across the continuum of care to improve clinical, operational, and financial outcomes with innovative solutions that advance the next generation of care. Our mission is to contribute to creating a healthier world. Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today! ITSSCII

Pay Range:
Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Salary Range: $97000 - $202000

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