Test Engineer - Software & Hardware

Location: ARLINGTON, VA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

WHO WE ARE...

SYNEXXUS serves both the commercial and defense markets.  Our commercial hardware and software power the Industrial Internet of Things, controlling diverse systems from LED streetlights, to electric utility-class transformers, as well as providing command centers for large industrial worksite locations such as mines.  Visit us at www.synexxus.com to learn more.

Travel Required: 5-15%

Essential Job Functions

  • Develop testing scenarios including functional, integration, regression, data integrity, stress, and assist with user acceptance testing
  • Develop manual test scripts and execute automated testing on both web front end and back end systems
  • Track defects and report key metrics for proactively identifying areas for improvement
  • Manage the change process such as build promotions to User Acceptance (UAT) and Production environments
  • Perform test validations at various levels including database validation, logging validation, and user interface validation.
  • Document and report the results of testing activities.
  • Troubleshoots production problems related to software applications.
  • Address problems of systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platforms.
  • Write technical documents, as necessary.

Required Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering with focus on programming, or equivalent
  • 3 to 7 years experience
  • 3 years minimum ASP.NET MVC framework
  • 2 years (flexible based on .NET skills) experience with Java, such as Spring, and JavaScript Libraries, such as Angular, Node, Backbone
  • Strong teamwork skills and experience in a collaborative environment
  • Understanding of the development process and testing cycle including bug tracking and formal code documentation and releases
  • Analytical, diagnostic / debugging / troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills required for integrating applications, systems, and equipment
  • Strong programming experience with C/C++ and/or Java
  • Skills in one or more of the following and related skills (please list on resume): JSON, REST, XML, HTML5 & CSS3 – this is not meant to be exhaustive
  • Scripting and support for custom applications
  • US Citizenship and Ability to Pass a Drug Test

Desired Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering with focus on programming, or equivalent.
  • 3 to 7 years of experience in software development and testing 
  • Experience with a variety of languages and paradigms, including: C/C++, Java, C#, Python, JavaScript
  • Experience using various IDEs and toolchains such as: QtCreator, Eclipse,  gcc/g++ makefiles, etc.
  • Understanding of the development process and testing cycle including bug tracking and formal code documentation and releases. Includes experience with common development and repository tools (i.e. SVN, GIT, JIRA, etc.)
  • Analytical, diagnostic / debugging / troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • Practical networking setup experience
  • Experience interfacing with relational databases (MySQL).
  • Knowledge of embedded OS tailoring and implementation.
  • Scripting and support for custom applications.
  • Experience coding and testing in a team environment.
  • Technical writing experience
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. DoD SECRET Security Clearance Required.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties.

SYNEXXUS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable laws, as stated in the EEO is the Law poster.

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