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Automated Test Engineer in Reston, VA at Unisys Federal Systems

Date Posted: 10/22/2018

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Automated Test Engineer to join our team in Reston, VA, to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.

In this position you will be:

As an Automated Test Engineer, you will work within a project team on an application modernization project to help transform an application, written in an older/legacy language (GNU C) into modern Java. 

  • As an Automated Test Engineer, you will work within a project team on an application modernization project to help transform an application, written in an older/legacy language (GNU C) into modern Java.

  • Defining our test automation strategy and coordinating with the Scrum teams and DevOps groups to implement and execute the automation plan 
  • Leading the test execution for new feature development by participating in requirements and design reviews, understanding and capturing business needs, and incorporating business logic into test strategies and scenarios 
  • Mentoring team members and peers in software testing best practices and ensuring that the team delivers high quality software 
  • Managing test infrastructure, including software labs, example datasets, and regression test suites 
  • Ensuring that internal quality processes are followed and producing verification and validation plans, test reports, and other documentation that complies with contractual and best practice requirements 
  • Sometimes manual testing will be conducted.


Position Requirements:

  • Experience in Data generation using scripting tool suites (ie. python, ruby, etc.)
  • Must have a solid understanding or experience with Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) or Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience w/ automated testing suite – Selenium preferred
  • If no experience in Selenium (Grid) strong development background with testing experience
  • Experience with SonarCube, integration with Jira
  • Experience supporting Selenium integration with Jenkins (preferred)
  • Supported Security Code Scanning tools (a plus)
  • DOD 8570 Certified (Security +)
  • Minimum Secrect Clearance required.
  • Bachelor's Degree and minimum 6 years of related experience or equivalent. 
About Unisys

Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?

Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Unisys team supporting the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers.  As a member of our diverse team, you’ll gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.

Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

Unisys is a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges at the intersection of modern and mission critical. We work with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to secure and keep their mission-critical operations running at peak performance; streamline and transform their data centers; enhance support to their end users and constituents; and modernize their enterprise applications. We do this while protecting and building on their legacy IT investments. Our offerings include outsourcing and managed services, systems integration and consulting services, high-end server technology, cybersecurity and cloud management software, and maintenance and support services. Unisys has more than 23,000 employees serving clients around the world.

Unisys offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, a 401k with an immediately vested company match, vacation and educational benefits. To learn more about Unisys visit us at

Unisys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities, Females, Disabled Persons, and Veterans.

Req ID = 2018-4350