Parsons Corporation Test Engineer, Principal in Centreville, Virginia

Test Engineer, Principal


Centreville, Virginia, United States

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Quality Assurance Engineer

Centreville, VA

The individual will perform the quality assurance/quality control activities for the Cyber Operation Infrastructure. Other job responsibilities include supporting engineering, design, software development, material procurement, integration, test, training, management, integrated program support, configuration management, and cyber security activities.

Essential Duties:

  • Participate in all aspects of testing, including functional, regression, load/performance, system, and user acceptance testing.

  • Develop overall test plans and schedules, understanding functionality, coverage, and risks.

  • Report test progress, coverage, defect metrics, overall assessment as required.

  • Manage defects and proactively identify risks to management. Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills to provide detailed root cause analysis.

  • Define quality metrics and targets for assessment, measurement and continuous improvement of QA and testing effectiveness.

  • Collaborate to develop automation test scripts.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related engineering, technical, or scientific discipline preferred.

  • 6+ years of relevant professional experience and training commensurate with computer science, computer engineering, quality assurance, etc., curriculums preferred *college graduates in a technical field will be considered.

  • 5+ years of experience inworking in the areas of Quality Assurance/Quality Control efforts on large Department of Defense programs.

  • Possess good understanding working knowledge of agile development test processes.

  • Experience testing, debugging, troubleshooting of Client/Server Web based applications.

  • Experience with the analysis of layer 2 and above network protocols using Wireshark.

  • Strong knowledge and experience using the Linux operating system.

  • Experience configuring and using Virtual Machine environments.

Candidate must meet eligibility requirements for a security clearance by the U.S. Government within a reasonable time after commencement of employment.

Position will be based primarily at Parsons office in Centreville, VA. Some minimal travel may be required.

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.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, visit and follow us on Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , and .

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

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.