Software Engineer 3

in Maryland Heights, MO

Software Engineer 3 Job

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    Maryland Heights, MO 63146, US

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    Information Technology

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    9+ Month Contract

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Software Engineer 3 to join our team at our client’s site in Maryland Heights, MO.

Develops, documents and maintains architectures, requirements, algorithms, interfaces and designs for software systems. Develops and maintains code and integrates software components into a fully functional software system. Develops software verification plans, test procedures and test environments, executing the test procedures and documenting test results to ensure software system requirements are met. Performs software project management and software supplier management functions. Develops, selects, tailors and deploys software processes, tools and metrics. Executes and documents software research and development projects. Serves as a subject matter expert for software domains, system-specific issues, processes and regulations. Tracks and evaluates software team and supplier performance to ensure product and process conformance to project plans and industry standards. Works under general direction.

Position Summary:

We are looking for a Software Quality Test Engineer to join the Communication as Service (CaaS) program. The successful candidate will work within the program to support the automation of testing of the CaaS Router Software. CaaS is a soft-

ware-defined network that provides provisioned delivery of mission critical data to applications based upon configurable policy and reservation-based access controls. It prioritizes network routing based on hierarchical priorities. This is a ground

floor opportunity to participate in a new program with opportunities for significant growth.

Following defined Boeing processes and liaising with the military customer and technical experts, the candidate will be expected to develop automated test scenarios, test cases, test plans and test scripts and also, execute these tests in support

of the verification and validation of the solution.

This position offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic team and support the overall development and testing efforts. In this role, you will be part of a multi-disciplined team of engineers that take pride in delivering innovative solutions to a varie-

ty of challenging customer needs. We value the curiosity, tenacity and imagination you' ll bring to our teams each day.

Essential Functions:

Responsible for full testing lifecycle covering activities from impact assessment, analysis of requirements, preparation of test scripts, test execution, defect management and delivery of testing reports.

Collaborate closely with project stakeholders and business users as the testing SME in order to provide the key considerations for testing. advice on testable requirements and coaching of testing processes.

Develops the test framework environment for the software application in development.

Develops programming tools to support test-driven design.

Develops programming language based test specifications for feature and functional test of the software application.

Develops tools to support automated testing of the software and system.

Performing test automation, planning and reporting

Defining automated acceptance tests that prove that the functionality required

Defining and maintaining the automation tests for applications.

Writing test case, logging defects and test reports.

Liaising with program team to write test cases, discuss defects and run defect triage meetings.

Perform automated and manual test execution.

Be a key member of an agile team

Security Clearance:

This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required

Required Education and/or Experience:

2+ years of automation testing experience

Any object oriented programming experience with languages such as C++, Java, C#, and Python.

Experience with automated tools development and scripting.

Preferred Education and/or Experience:

Experience with Google Test/ Mock or similar test environment frameworks.

Experience with test driven design methodology.

Experience working in an agile development environment

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

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Who We Are

Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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