Quality Assurance Engineer

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Bedford, MA

Industry: IT Consulting/Services

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8 - 10 years

Posted 378 days ago

The Cyber System Assessments Group provides the U.S. Government with independent assessments of cyber systems and capabilities, and research and prototypes of cyber capabilities. The Cyber Systems Assessments group has a need for a Quality Assurance Engineer for technical documentation development with experience performing quality assurance to verify high quality software for the full stack.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
The Cyber Systems Assessments group has a need for a Quality Assurance Engineer for technical documentation development with experience performing quality assurance to verify high quality software for the full stack. 

•    The candidate will verify, validate, and document technical programs utilizing modern software engineering techniques, programming tools, and support processes for Laboratory program managers and technical staff. 
•    Participate in defining and describing program deliverables/functionalities. E
•    Evaluate and propose use of open source and commercial software, frameworks, and tools where applicable
•    The ideal candidate will possess a good understanding of basic computer science fundamentals from operating systems to networking
    
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
•    Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a secret clearance
•    PhD plus 5 years minimum experience, or MS plus 8 years 
•    The ideal candidate will possess a good understanding of basic computer science fundamentals from operating systems to networking
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills are required
•    Software/applications: markdown, github enterprise (github pages & Jekyll), prince (pdf conversions), adobe acrobat, gimp, libvirt command line (virsh, etc.), fusion, linux command line, Microsoft office (including word and visio)
•    Documenting, debugging, and executing software in a Windows and Linux environment
•     Specifying and verifying models and simulations
•     Experience with technical documentation and quality assurance across full-stack

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
•    Experience with software configuration management
•    Agile and Scrum methodologies
•    Experience with atom.io ide with markdown extensions

WORKING LOCATIONS & ADDITIONAL INFO
•    Location: Lexington, Ma
•    Duration: 3 years and 40 hours a week
•    Travel: Infrequent, approximately once every 4-6 months for a period of 1-2 days.
•    Employment Status: Full-Time Employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement)
•    Other: All candidates must also successfully pass a Commercial Background Investigation (CBI).