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IT Engineer-Herndon, VA
Ref No.: 18-02299
Location: Herndon, Virginia
IT Engineer 
Location         : Herndon, VA
Type                : Contract
Rate                : DOE
US Citizen, Green Card, TN, GC EAD only No Third-party agencies
Corp to corp- Available
·        Design and develop automated test methodologies, collaborating with development team to implement shift left techniques on test design and automation.
·        Leverage coding expertise to develop and maintain test tools and frameworks to validate unit, integration and functional tests of various Web applications. 
·        Support test engineering efforts to implement enterprise frameworks to enhance overall testing capabilities.
·        Research market and industry trends in the development and maintenance of test tools and frameworks to validate unit, integration and functional tests of the system. 
·        Anticipate product development team needs for specialized test tools and frameworks. 
·        Evaluate and improve testing methodologies and enterprise frameworks for continuous improvement. 
·        Write actionable, testable product requirements in the form of user stories based on input from development team. 
Required experience must include: 
·        4-7+ years of professional software development experience 
·        4+ years of Java/JEE experience 
·        4+ years Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) 
·        4+ SDET experience including 
·        Hands on experience implementing test automation for enterprise applications (web, SOA, ETL, and backend) 
·        Proficiency with open source automation tools (Selenium, Cucumber, Gherkin) 
·        Proficiency with open source test frameworks 
·        Proficiency with programming languages (Java, Groovy) 
·        Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (Jenkins, Go) 
·        Experience with build tools (ANT, Maven, Nexus) 
·        Experience with SCM tools (SVN, ClearCase), SQL (Oracle), project management tools (Rally, Jira, Client ALM) 
Must Have
·        Excellent problem solving, analytical skills and technical troubleshooting skills
·        Strong verbal and written communication skills 
·        Ability to work independently as well as part of a team 
Hands-on experience with NLP, mining of structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data