Quality Assurance Engineer

Parsons   •  

Centreville, VA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 171 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Essential Duties:

  • Participate in all aspects of testing, including functional, regression, load/performance, system, and user acceptance testing.
  • Lead/Participate in customer-witnessed acceptance testing.
  • Develop overall test plans and schedules, understanding functionality, coverage, and risks.
  • Report test progress, coverage, defect metrics, overall assessment as required.
  • Manage defects and proactively identify risks to management. Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills to provide detailed root cause analysis.
  • Define quality metrics and targets for assessment, measurement and continuous improvement of QA and testing effectiveness.
  • Collaborate to develop automation test scripts.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related engineering, technical, or scientific discipline preferred.  Will consider experience in lieu of a degree
  • 3+ years of relevant professional experience and training commensurate with computer science, computer engineering, quality assurance, etc., curriculums preferred*college graduates in a technical field will be considered.
  • 2+ years of professional experience in the areas of Quality Assurance/Quality Control efforts on large Department of Defense programs.
  • Strong knowledge and experience using the Linux operating system.
  • Knowledge of agile development & test processes.
  • Experience testing, debugging, & troubleshooting of Client/Server & Web-based applications.


  • Experience deploying, configuring, and using Virtual Machine environments.
  • Knowledge of layer 2 and above network protocols and Wireshark.
  • Experience configuring, troubleshooting, and performance testing networking hardware (switches, routers, etc).

Candidate must meet eligibility requirements for a security clearance by the U.S. Government within a reasonable time after commencement of employment.