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Jacobs Software Quality Assurance Tester- Principal in Fort Huachuca, Arizona

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Your Impact:

Mission Statement

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.

Job Description

  • Responsible for testing all aspects of the application suite including functional testing, compatibility testing, regression testing, designing and running test scenarios, ensuring all requirements/user stories have been correctly implemented, assisting with detecting, reporting, and communicating any defects found while testing.

  • Define testing scenarios, identify and prepare test data, and translate requirements into detailed test cases.

  • Participate in peer reviews of requirements and test documentation.

  • Create test metrics such as requirements traceability matrix, defect and daily reports.

  • Ability to support test and evaluation events to include test planning and coordination.

  • Working in an agile development environment, collaborate with developers and test team members; adhere to project schedules and milestones; and provide status updates to Test Lead.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Write detailed findings to document identified issues that are clear and easy to consume by both technical and non‐technical audiences.

  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks within restricted timeframes.

  • Detail-oriented, able to work independently, self-motivated, proactive team player.

  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language with excellent communication skills.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required Education, Training, and Experience:

  • Requires an Associate’s degree and at least 1 year of experience; a minimum of 60 semester hours of formal education working towards an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of experience; or at least 4 years of experience is required. The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.

  • The minimum of Secret level DoD Security Clearance is required.

  • Knowledge of Windows Operating Systems and Microsoft Office Suites

  • Knowledge of Agile Methodologies.

Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements

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.

Work Environment

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.

Attendance

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) .

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