Cleared Test and Operations Engineer

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In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons.  Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Test Engineer to join our team!

Do you find yourself wanting to discover the breaking points of hardware/software and influence its quality? Do you have the art for discovering flaws in hardware/software and ability to write detailed test steps for reproducing bugs or validating requirements? Do you have the desire to make the world a safer place? Then we have just the job for you!

We are looking for a motivated test engineer with attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills to perform quality assurance/testing activities for complex hardware/software systems.  Job responsibilities include creating test cases, performing testing activities, and conducting onsite customer-witnessed acceptance testing for product releases. The test case documentation will be used by customers and personnel to use during testing, maintaining, and training others on our software and hardware products.  Other job responsibilities include supporting integrated program support and other activities related to the full product life cycle.

The ideal candidate should have a knowledge of networking protocols and experience with testing client-server applications, Linux-based software, and embedded hardware products. The candidate should also be able to estimate, prioritize, plan, coordinate, and execute testing activities; create detailed, comprehensive test plans and procedures; identify, record, and track defects found during testing; perform thorough regression testing after defects have been fixed; and provide solid release documentation for our customers. 

Our group is working on industry-leading Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) technologies and are setting new standards for what is possible in the field of DPI and have some of the best and the brightest in the industry working on our team.  If you are looking to work with a team that is pushing the limits of technology, then this is the job for you. 

 Essential Duties:

  • Collaborate with integrated product teams to determine the features and acceptance criteria for a product release
  • Develop comprehensive test cases providing traceability to product features and proving the acceptance criteria has been met
  • Able to work under tight deadlines to deliver test cases on schedule
  • Participates in all aspects of testing, including functional, integration, regression, load/performance, system, security, and user acceptance testing
  • Collaborates and coordinates with leads to communicate scheduling risks, defects and issues found during testing
  • Reports test progress, coverage, defect metrics, and overall assessment to the team leads
  • Performs root cause analysis and provides detailed steps for reproducing defects
  • Leads/Participates in onsite customer-witnessed acceptance testing
  • Sets up test environments to include installing software packages on Linux platforms or installing/configuring hardware/networking components

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Top Secret Security Clearance with Polygraph is required
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related engineering, technical, or scientific discipline preferred -  will consider work experience in lieu of a degree
  • 8+ years of relevant professional experience and training commensurate with computer science, computer engineering, quality assurance curriculums preferred
  • 8+ years of professional experience in Quality Assurance/Testing
  • Professional experience with agile development and test processes
  • Strong knowledge and experience using Linux systems via the command line
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong understanding of the OSI Model and TCP/IP protocols and experience analyzing network packets using Wireshark
  • Experience testing and debugging Client/Server Web-based applications

Desired:

  • Experience with scripting or automation test languages such as Python
  • Experience deploying, configuring, and using Virtual Machine environments (VMware, vagrant/libvirt)
  • Experience configuring, troubleshooting, and performance testing networking devices (switches, routers, etc)
  • Knowledge of layer 2 and above network protocols and Wireshark

Position will be based primarily at the Parsons office in Centreville, VA or Charlotte, NC

***All candidates must be US Citizens to be considered for the position***

  

Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range: 

$96,400.00 - $168,700.00

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

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OUR MISSION

We’re committed to delivering innovative infrastructure, defense and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter and more connected world.

ABOUT US

Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.

PARSONS IN CANADA

Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

2021 Forbes The Best Employers for Diversity Badge

For more about Parsons, visit parsons.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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2023 Equality 100 Leader in LGBTQ+ Workplace Inclusion Badge
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2023 Minority Engineer Magazine  Reader's Choice Top 50 Employer Badge
2022 U.S. Department of Labor Gold Award Badge
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17,000+ Employees

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80+ Languages

COMPETITIVE BENEFIT OFFERINGS

Financial Wellness

We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

Work Life Harmony

Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

Career Development

We are committed to fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees. Develop and advance yourself though our comprehensive training, educational and mentorship programs.

Veteran Support

We provide Industry leading benefits to support veterans and active-duty members to provide security for you and your family by offering robust leave and benefits; including paid active-duty military leave and paid time off when transitioning back to civilian life.

Mind & Body

At Parsons we inspire healthier habits, heathier minds, and a healthier you through our wellness program. Participate in our weekly Meditation Mondays and Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness, at Parsons, is more than just your annual checkup.

Health

Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

Want to learn more about the benefits eligible for the Parsons’ location you are interested in? Connect with one of our recruiters for further detail.

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Parsons has a long-standing reputation as an industry leader in domestic and international engineering and construction projects. The company also has a solid history supporting federal government work.”

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