Science Systems and Applications, Inc. - Science and Technology with Passion


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Software Test Engineer
Reference #:21-3226
Open Date:8/9/2021
Location:Pasadena, CA
US Citizenship Required:Yes
Job Description:

Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) is seeking a self-motivated, talented junior to mid-level Software Test Engineer to collaborate with our software and app development teams - leading an effort to build automated test scripts across our mobile and desktop applications and websites. This individual will be a key member of The GLOBE Program development team in support of NASA, helping to improve our overall quality and efficiency to deliver new capabilities.  The selected individual will need to learn about GLOBE and GLOBE applications and work with existing test and software engineers to create scripts. 

The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program is an international science and education program that provides students and the public worldwide with the opportunity to participate in data collection and the scientific process, interact with NASA scientists, and contribute meaningfully to our understanding of the Earth system and global environment.

Required Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Computer Science, IT or related field and 1- 5 years of software development experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience writing automated test scripts using Appium and/or Selenium
  •  Experience working with Bitbucket
  •  Familiar with CSS, HTML, Javascript and JS frameworks
  •  Knowledge and experience with Jenkins, Java, Python, Jira, Postman, and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment methodologies
  •  Detail oriented – ability to write comprehensive and accurate test scripts
  •  Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  •  Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team.
  •  Must be a US Citizen and be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a National Agency Check (NAC) security badge to enter the applicable government facility
Desired Qualifications:
  •  Play a key role in testing mobile applications on Android and iOS
  •  Play a key role in testing new and existing capabilities of websites and web-based applications
  •  Maintain and develop GLOBE CI/CD processes with Jenkins
  •  Develop test automation scripts using Selenium and/or Appium
  •  Learn about GLOBE’s capabilities and features to guide the development of automated scripts
  •  Apply your understanding of QA Best Practices to improve the team’s development processes and the quality of our deliverables