• Agile Team Tester

    Location US-CA-Campbell
    Job ID
    2018-53086
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Category
    Engineering
    Residency Status
    U.S. Citizenship Required
    Clearance
    Background Investigation
    Employee Type
    Regular
    Time Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work.  We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges.  Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions.  We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further.  To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

     

    Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. 

     

    Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

    Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

    Responsibilities

    Perspecta is seeking an entry level software tester who will work as part of an Agile development team on the Theater Mission Planning Center (TMPC) program. The tester will be based in Campbell, CA, where the test lab is located, and work as part of a team based in San Diego, CA. The candidate will be responsible for testing his or her team’s implementation of user stories and features that add new system capabilities or correct system defects. The tester is an integrated member of the Agile team and, while testing is the primary responsibility, the tester will perform non-test activities, as needed and able, to support the overall focus and commitment of the team.

     

    Responsibilities

    The tester will:

    • Develop and execute manual and coded UI tests following team/project conventions to verify new system capabilities and bug fixes based on user story definition and acceptance criteria,
    • Report test findings and document new errors per team/project conventions,
    • Provide or validate estimates for assigned tasks,
    • Understand TMPC hardware configurations and applications/capabilities for each configuration,
    • Contribute to the evolution of the team/project standards and conventions,
    • Work with a remote team, and
    • Participate in Agile ceremonies (e.g., Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-up).

    Qualifications

    Qualifications Summary

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • Strong analytical skills,
    • Strong writing skills,
    • Ability to follow procedures,
    • Ability to work within a collaborative Agile team environment while supporting a remote team,
    • Familiarity with scripting languages or automated test tools (e.g., Visual Studio / Coded UI),
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products,
    • Familiarity with configuration management tools, including TFS,
    • 0-2 years test experience, including automated testing,
    • BS/BA in CS or EE or Math or related field, and
    • An active SECRET clearance or the ability to obtain one.

    The following knowledge and experience is a plus:

    • Automated test tool experience
    • Software background
    • Software development lifecycle processes, including Agile

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