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NW Software Tester (SR633) (Job Number:429272)


Job Description:

A software systems engineer specializing in testing software systems with customer's Use Control software. Candidates must have some understanding of basic software testing but be able to adapt testing approaches to a fluid environment where the software requirements may still be under construction as the test cases and procedures are being defined. The focus of the testing will be black box testing, but candidates must have enough software development experience to be able to potentially write automated tests. Candidates should able to come up to speed on the technical specifics of the software system to be tested. Candidates also should be comfortable and willing to ask questions of the software developers about the technical details of the software. The selected candidate will be expected to interact professionally and comfortably with internal and external customers and with team members. A significant part of the testing responsibility will be to write test cases and test procedures. So candidates must be able to use Word, write clearly and concisely, and balance between capturing the details but not being overly detailed. The successful candidate should be able to learn and execute the testing and engineering practices and standards being used by the established team and also be willing to contribute to the improvement of those practices and standards. Candidates must be able to multi-task working on several testing responsibilities in parallel. The successful candidate will be expected to work independently with little oversight as well as collaboratively with others of diverse and multi-disciplinary skill sets.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree or 4 additional years of experience .

5+ years of related experience.

Experience with at least one well- established programming language such as C++, C#, or Java.

Experience and understanding of software testing basics.

Experience with a version control tool such as Subversion, CVS, PVCS, or ClearCase.

Experience with Microsoft Word.

Clearance Requirement:

Active DOE Q Clearance

Ability to obtain a Sigma 15 clearance which may require polygraph testing

Desired Qualifications:

Experience with C++ or C#. Advanced degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Management of Information Systems (MIS), or relevant discipline.

Self-directed, organized, able to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment. Ability and desire to multi-task.

Ability to prioritize work and make decisions while working on multiple tasks.

Ability to quickly learn new tools, approaches, and concepts and to understand and follow defined testing and engineering practices and standards.

Experience with software testing or formal software verification and validation practices.

Experience writing automated software tests.

Experience with Windows operating environments.

Experience or familiarity with Agile software development practices.

Experience or familiarity with Use Control systems.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.



SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

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Job Posting: Jul 25, 2017, 12:14:40 PM
Primary Location: United States-NM-ALBUQUERQUE
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: DOE Q
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: DOE Q
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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