Automation Engineer

6314 Remote/Teleworker US

Leidos is seeking an Automation Engineer to support our federal healthcare program. The Automation Engineer will be part of a test team with opportunities to test different products, such as web applications, websites, charts, maps, reports and databases.

The testing will include both manual and automated testing.

Role is fulltime telework, must reside in the United States, must be US Citizen or US Person with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.

The candidate will provide testing support for all software applications tiers including front-end functional testing, middle-tier testing of web services and other APIs and testing back end ETL and other data processes. In addition, the candidate is expected to lead and drive test automation effort. Candidate may also participate in requirements reviews to provide feedback on requirements and to ensure that functional requirements are testable and adequately documented to drive the test process.
The candidate should be able to write test plans and think of testing strategy for each release.

Key areas of responsibilities:
• Promotes and trains on continuous testing/agile test strategies and DevOps
• Designing test strategies, test plans, and test cases from requirements, design documents and specifications for testing across different platforms (mobile, IoT, cloud) and with an emphasis on automation
• Define, develop and implement software/systems testing standards and procedures and oversee testing across SDLC.
• Collaborate with team members to refine the product backlog items
• Executing and reporting security tests
• Identifying regression test candidates for automation, planning automation activities across the team and automating test cases.

•Identifying software application performance bottlenecks for performance and load testing

• Estimating test case writing and execution effort and keeping track of own and team progress.
• Test case authoring and holding test case reviews with stakeholders.
• Execution of test cases including functional, regression, exploratory, performance, load and smoke tests for both web applications and database.
• Reporting defects, tracking, validating and closing.
• Recording test results and reporting them.
• Participation in daily scrum meetings, agile ceremonies and weekly test team meetings.
• Participate in all phases of risk management assessments and software development with emphasis on analysis of user requirements, test design and test tools selection.
• Install, maintain, or use software testing programs
• Supporting our metrics program by keeping track and gather metrics on all testing activities
• Using metrics in quantitative project management concept to identify areas for improvement
• Providing innovative solutions for more efficient testing strategy
• Helps other testers in adopting agile and security test strategies
• Support UAT activities

Required Skills:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or related field) and 5 years of related experience

• Test automation experience using Selenium, Cucumber BDD and related technologies

strong java skills

• Very experienced in SQL and data analysis. This system uses advanced SQL very heavily so the candidate must have extensive experience using SQL for data analysis, test data input, test verification etc.

• Working knowledge of the software development lifecycle and Agile-Scrum development methodology

Desired skills:

  • Experience with reporting systems
  • Experience testing Angular applications
  • Experience testing Elastic Search/Open Search based systems
  • Experience with performance and load testing

Requires ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.


Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $68,900.00 - $124,550.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


Job Profile


United States


Agile Agile Scrum Automation Cucumber BDD Data analysis Java Project Management Reporting Scrum Selenium SQL

  • Data Analysis
  • Defect reporting
  • Metrics tracking
  • Test automation
  • Test case authoring

5 years


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science Computer Science


Ability to obtain a public trust clearance Must be US Citizen or US Person Must reside in the United States