Jacobs Programming Specialist- Intermediate in Fort Huachuca, Arizona
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The Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) is a dynamic, forward-leaning organization, on the cutting edge of cybersecurity, DevSecOps, cloud computing, big data analysis, and other advanced technologies. JITC is the Department of Defense’s Joint Interoperability Certifier and the only non-service operational test agency for information technology and national security systems. As a member of the Jacobs team at JITC, your expertise and skill will support risk-based test, evaluation and certification services, ensuring the C4ISR systems scheduled for fielding to our nation's warfighters function as designed, are fully interoperable, and support mission requirements.
Collaborates with teams to create and execute test plans and scripts that will determine optimal application performance according to specifications.
Responsible for creation and execution of test suites and cases for business applications as assigned based upon functional requirements.
Automate test scripts using Tricentis Tosca for test scripts that would benefit from such automation.
Determination of test case fail/pass based on expected outcomes.
Develop and execute automated tests, enhance automation framework & scripts, analyze metrics, identify dysfunctions, and make recommendations.
Prepare and deliver reports, recommendations, or alternatives addressing existing and potential trouble functional areas.
Engage with the overall Agile development methodology and workflow as part of the larger development and integration endeavors.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Required Education, Training, and Experience:
Requires a Bachelor’s degree; an Associate’s degree at least 6 years of experience; a minimum of 60 semester hours of formal education working towards an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree and at least 8 years of experience; or at least 12 years of experience is required.
Requires at least 1 certification in area of specialization.
Additional certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience. The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.
Must be adept at problem solving, identifying risk, and communicating results and recommendations to the task lead.
The minimum of Secret level DoD Security Clearance is required.
Experience with manual test scripts for requirement validation, integration, regression, performance and usability testing.
Experience with Test Driven Development practices.
Understanding of automation testing principles.
Solid understanding of Agile/Test Driven Development methodology.
Experience with UI testing tools like Tricentis TOSCA.
Excellent team building skills, including cross-functional team building.
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.
An inside and outside environment (considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting). Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.
Equipment and Machines
Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.
Core work hours will be between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.
Other Essential Functions
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .