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Software Systems Testing Engineer (Early/Mid-Career)
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


An opening exists for a software tester to join Department 10765 to provide testing and troubleshooting support for a wide variety of corporate and mission web applications and web services\. The focus for the position is performance testing, security testing, and troubleshooting with future opportunities in test automation\.


+ Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field\.
+ Experience with load and stress testing tools \(e\.g\. LoadRunner, JMeter, Silk Performer\)\.
+ Experience developing, testing, or troubleshooting web applications, web services and APIs\.
+ Experience with Python, JavaScript, Ruby, or similar scripting languages\.
+ Software development background \(e\.g\. Java, C, \.NET, C\#, Angular, Web API\)\.
+ Ability to obtain a Q clearance\.
+ Familiarity with Windows OS\.


+ Ability to work with development team to design, write, and execute performance tests\.
+ Attention to detail and strong problem\-solving skills with web\-based applications and services\.
+ Experience executing test cases and proven ability to identify and isolate product defects\.
+ Dedication to providing a high level of customer service\.
+ Strong written and verbal communication skills\.
+ Experience writing test plans, manual test cases, detailed bug reports, and other test documentation\.
+ A good understanding of the software development lifecycle\.
+ Ability to think like a programmer \(technical, logical\)\.
+ Detail oriented and process focused\.
+ Experience with Agile development methodologies\.
+ Experience with ITIL a plus\.
+ An understanding of common software security vulnerabilities and defenses\.
+ Experience with security testing or penetration testing, and the use of web application vulnerability scanning tools and/or source code scanning tools\.
+ Performance testing experience\.
+ Experience working on RedHat Enterprise Linux or similar platform\.
+ Experience working with a test automation framework\.
+ Familiarity with troubleshooting network traffic\.
+ Experience configuring and maintaining a dedicated test environment\.
+ Experience using SQL\.

Department Description:

The primary mission of Enterprise Service Management Enabling Solutions is to develop and maintain a big picture, end\-to\-end view of operational IT services\. We blend IT Service Management tools and best\-practice ITIL processes to lead improvements in IT Service Management\. Our portfolio includes automated discovery, performance and availability monitoring, enterprise and mission testing, a central service asset repository that supports all ITSM processes, including mature incident and change management, service asset and configuration management, and event management processes\.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\-edge work in a broad array of areas\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co\-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\*

_World\-changing technologies\. Life\-changing careers\._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www\.sandia\.gov

\*These benefits vary by job classification\.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

About Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company, for the U.S. Department of Energy. With main facilities in Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA, Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.