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Test Engineer II - Automation

Job ID 6038
Job Location Rockville - MD
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

The Test Engineer II - Automation provides support to Indian Health Services (IHS) and for the Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS). This position tests Java and Oracle applications in a Federal Government infrastructure and works with Developers and Business Analysts to develop and execute automated test scripts.



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.


Uses technologies such as Oracle 11g, HP ALM suite, Selenium to support multiple environment releases.


Maintains a comprehensive package of test data for use in evaluating changes to the commercial off the shelf (COTS) system. Ensures test data is accurate, reflects all possible conditions and predicts expected results.


Performs testing tasks to support maintenance, enhancements, and deployment of Oracle and Java based applications.


Offers innovative technical solutions to evolving customer requirements.


Interacts with customers in a professional manner under high pressure of tight deadlines and aggressive deployment schedules.


Adheres to all processes and procedures including change management. Ensures all required documentation is produced and delivered.


Plans and performs test assignments involving definition of test and verification requirements, plans and sequences relative to complex software and hardware subsystems and resolves identified conflicting issues.


Establishes methods and techniques, plans tests, develops test requirements, writes test procedures and reports, and conducts tests utilizing comprehensive knowledge of complex subsystems.


Participates in test readiness reviews, design reviews, and conducts audits of test programs.


Utilizes a broad knowledge of precedents in test engineering and applies understanding of principles of related engineering and automation technology to ensure test validity and integrity.


Provides functional guidance to less experienced test engineers.


Prepares/conducts highly advanced acceptance test plans and confirms accompanying results, including the development and interpretation of data sampling plans.


Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.


Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. 


Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers.  Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources.  Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.



Bachelor's degree and a minimum of five (5) years relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education / experience. Experience with test automation tools such as HP UFT, Selenium, and JMeter required. Experience with version control tools such as Git and SVN. Experience with Agile Scrum framework and test automation in CI/CD.



Possess or has the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance



Knowledge of automated testing tools, like HP UFT, Selenium, and JMeter etc

Knowledge of Agile Scrum framework and test automation in CI/CD

Good understanding of object oriented programming, J2EE architecture, .NET, etc

Knowledge of Oracle and Java based applications

Knowledge in conducting security testing

Knowledge in developing operational procedures

Knowledge of the maintenance of complex hardware and software data processing systems

Knowledge in systems engineering and configuration management processes

Strong skills in identifying, isolating and correcting software/system anomalies

Outstanding communication, organization, and problem solving skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple, diverse projects simultaneously

Ability to be flexible, independent and self-motivated



Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.



Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professiona1journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.