Parsons Corporation Test Lead Engineer in Centreville, Virginia

Test Lead Engineer


Centreville, Virginia, United States

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Test Lead Engineer

Centreville, VA


Parsons Cyber Operations is seeking a Test Lead Engineer with experience in manual, automated, developmental, and operational testing. Qualified candidates will be required to collaborate with developers and stakeholders to create test scenarios that model desired system behavior. Successful candidates must be flexible, self-motivated, hardworking, and capable of operating in a fast-paced environment.


  • Oversee the day to day operations of the test team ensuring the test function punctuates the SDLC appropriately throughout the life cycle

  • Work with internal and external stakeholders throughout the SDLC, ensuring the test function understands requirements and executes to them

  • Synchronize automated, manual, and development testing across the entire operations group, to ensure we deliver the highest quality product through process

  • Support manual, development, and automated test teams as necessary to fulfill testing needs

  • Work directly with customer groups to shape the overall test process, ensuring that we deliver the highest quality products, and drive process adoption through the community

  • Support all test architecture development, including automated testing infrastructure, manual testing processes, external test tool delivery,

  • Drive test processes through deep understanding of technical products, and strong connections to operational needs of the user groups

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor of Science in engineering, scientific, technical discipline, or comparable work experience

  • Must have 5 years of experience in a software testing role

  • Must have 2 years of experience leading a testing team, encompassing manual, development, and automated testing fields

  • Must have 2 years of experience integrating test teams within the Agile/Scrum practices

  • Must have 2 years of experience working with operational teams related to test development

  • Must have 2 years of experience testing cyber tools focused on networks

  • Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong ability to communicate with technical team members, managers, test teams, and customers

  • Experience working in a Linux command line environment

  • Software development experience in C, Python, and/or scripting languages like BASH

  • Experience across multiple automated test environments including Selenium, Robot, or Cucumber

  • Strong or expert knowledge in network configuration

  • Experience conducting end-to-end testing of large or complex information systems

  • Experience with virtualization technologies (VMWare, Xen, OpenStack, VirtualBox, Docker, Kubernetes)

  • Experience analyzing performance, availability, stability, and efficiency of end product

  • Experience validating and verifying application functionality against customer specified requirements

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.

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

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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.