• QA Automation Engineer

    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/1/2018 9:01 AM)
    Job ID
    Software Development
  • About DMI

    DMI, the world’s first end-to-end mobility company, combines all the skills and services necessary to deliver mobile enterprise solutions. Built to reinvent business through mobility, DMI has expertise in mobile strategy, UX, web, and app development, omni-channel commerce, brand and marketing, big data management and analytics, and secure device and app management. The company’s unique, integrated approach to mobility has resulted in dramatic growth as well as an expanding client base, which includes hundreds of Fortune 1000 commercial clients and all fifteen U.S. Federal Departments. DMI is headquartered in Washington DC area, with satellite offices around the world. Additional information is available at and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

    About the Opportunity

    DMI is currently seeking to hire an Agile QA Automation Engineer to support an Information Technology contract at NASA in the DC Metro Area.


    DMI’s NASA Headquarters Information Technology Support Services (HITSS) contract is a large program that provides high quality IT services across many areas of NASA utilizing technologies such as Java, .Net, Drupal, AWS, virtualization, MicroStrategy, ServiceNow, agile development, etc to enable NASA HQ customers to accomplish NASA’s mission.  We support our customer’s vision to deliver reliable, innovative and respected IT solutions.  Our team provides this support in the areas of Software Development and Testing, IT Engineering, IT Operations, Multimedia, Security, Project Management, Help Desk support, Strategy and Policy support, and Administrative support.


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Collaborate with a cross-functional Agile team of business analysts, developers, testers and project managers to contribute toward the successful deployment of quality applications.
    • Expanding the functionality of existing automation testing frameworks and also working on building and implementing a new automated testing framework to support continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD).
    • Write detailed test cases and follow sound QA practices to drive quality in Services-Oriented-Architecture (SOA) software product.
    • Supports the development of new feature releases, migration and modernization of legacy programs, as well as, defect remediation on current deployed applications.
    •  Participates in product design and requirements analysis, works with the team during sprint planning to accurately estimate work and scope release deliverables.
    • Designs test approach. Selects appropriate test tools. Aligns test cases to requirements and user stories.
    • Perform test mapping establishing where to build automated and manual tests.
    • Construct and execute exploratory, system, regression, migration, back-end, and user acceptance tests.
    • Writes clear and concise defect reports and works as an empathetic advocate for the customer's quality experience.
    • Triages and prioritizes defects for remediation, with the development team.
    • Performs functional, regression and automated testing on Android and iOS mobile applications.



    Education and Years of Experience:  

    • B.S in computer science, information systems, computer engineering, or related discipline
    • 4 -6 years of experience working in a quality assurance role for an agile software development team
    • 2-4 years working with automated testing frameworks
    • 1-2 years Android and iOS Mobile software and web applications testing experience.
    • Agile certification a plus

    Required Skills/Certifications: 

    • In-depth knowledge and experience working with Agile SDLC methodologies and has experience with SCRUM, Kanban, and/or test driven development.
    • Expertise with building and enhancing an automated testing framework using Selenium WebDriver and JAVA in a continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) development environment.
    • Ability to develop and implement action plans and effectively communicate those plans.
    • Proven ability to interpret manual test cases and automate a test case which provides appropriate coverage.
    • Fluent with OS/Browser combinations: Windows 7, Mac OS, Android, IOS, IE, Firefox, and Safari.
    • Experience with the Rational Jazz Tool Suite a big plus.
    • 3-4 years of experience with one or more of the following testing technologies: Selenium, JAVA, Ruby, Python, Cucumber, or other tools designed to facilitate the validation of application quality with functional and regression test scenarios.
    • Ability to effectively communicate information, both verbally and written, to end users and executive management, understanding when to speak up and deliver an assertive message in support of the project.
    • Must be self-motivated, detail oriented, and take initiative in performing tasks.
    • Team player must be able to work professionally and collaboratively with the government customer and other contract members of the project team.
    • Ability and willingness to multi-task and work in an often fast-paced environment with deadlines.
    • Manages time effectively with minimal supervision
    • Senior level testing experience is a must and must be able to train, develop and assist junior staff and team members on advanced skills when needed.

    Desired Skills/Certifications: 

    • Experience with performance and/or load testing 


    Additional Requirement(s): 


    Physical Requirement(s): No Physical requirement needed for this position.

    Location: 2451 Crystal Dr, Crystal City, VA


    Working at DMI

    DMI is a diverse, prosperous and rewarding place to work. We provide our employees with competitive benefits, educational assistance, and career growth opportunities. Every employee is valued for their talents and contributions. We all take pride in helping our customers achieve their goals, which in turn contributes to the overall success of the company.

    The company does and will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status. DMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability.

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    Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US citizenship may be required for some positions. 


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