Jr. Test Engineer in Washington, DC at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 10/15/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  883156

Apex Systems has an immediate opportunity for a Jr. Test Engineer in the greater Washington, DC area.  This is a long-term contract-to-hire position supporting a division of the federal government, and compensation ranges depending on experience.  If you are interested, or if you would like more information, please contact Catherine Chambers at cchambers@apexsystems.com


Responsibilities of the Jr. Test Engineer:

  • Conceptually understands the role of Integration and Testing in the SDLC
  • Helps solve complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity
  • Performs work with minimal direction, but willing to ask questions as needed
  • Can aid in decision making process to meet organizational objectives
  • Looks for continued personal and career growth in a technical industry


Required Experience of the Jr. Test Engineer:

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Knowledge of software testing methodologies and principles
  • Familiar with configuration management concepts
  • Attention to detail and excellent problem solving skills


Desired Experience of the Jr. Test Engineer:

  • Defect reporting, and management
  • End to end testing
  • Functional testing
  • Writing and executing test cases
  • Troubleshooting and debugging
  • Performance testing
  • Knowledge of enterprise-level test automation frameworks
  • Familiarity with Agile environment
  • General knowledge of some programming languages (Node.js, Java, .NET, etc.)
  • Familiarity with SW tools and compilers
  • Application database and integration across computing platforms
  • General knowledge of system design, analysis, requirements gathering
  • Scripting (VBScript, Perl, Python)
  • Understanding of CM processes/tools


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree required, Masters Degree preferred









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