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Software Test Lead

Company Overview

For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

6-190306-8657: Software Test Lead
LocationU.S. - Washington, DC
Open Date3/6/2019
This position is contingent upon contract award**
STG, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SOSi is seeking a qualified, professional, and experienced Software Test Lead in Washington DC.The ESA IV program provides Information Technology (IT) applications and infrastructure services to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and other Department of Justice (DOJ) components.  The program provides a wide range of IT services, including IT Service Management (ITSM) support, service desk, software application support, deskside support, Windows workstation engineering and maintenance, managed print services, Active Directory services, and video conferencing.  The program utilizes ServiceNow to provide ITSM services and is seeking a talented software test lead to ensure the delivery of high quality solutions to our customer.  This individual will lead our testing efforts as we work to meet customer needs and ongoing program requirements for the operations, maintenance and enhancement of the ITSM platform. 

• Lead the ITSM team in generating, enhancing, implementing and executing test processes, plans and procedures.
• Lead the successful completion of independent software testing within required program schedules.
• Lead efforts to improve test quality and efficiency, including increasing code/functionality coverage and implementation of ongoing enhancements and expansion of the use of the automated test framework within ServiceNow to perform automated testing.
• Accomplish all tasks via a combination of individual hands-on effort and leadership of ServiceNow team members in the performance of these tasks.None of the current team members are trained testers; they are primarily software developers who perform testing as part of their job duties, so part of this task is to ensure that they follow industry standard testing best practices, including independent verification of other developers’ work.
• Lead team activities as needed, including those which are part of the Agile process such as scrum meetings.
• Support team activities and review work products to ensure testability is incorporated throughout the process.
• Provide status and results of test activities to management as needed.
 •Mentor and develop team members, particularly in the area of software testing and associated best practices
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, with 8 years of prior relevant experience; or a Master’s degree with 6 years of prior relevant experience.Additional years of experience and/or relevant certifications will be considered in lieu of degree.
• Software testing experience, including development and execution of testing processes, plans and procedures
• Automated testing experience, including development and execution of automated test procedures
• Experience leading small teams or projects
• Excellent communications skills
• Excellent teamwork skills
• Experience with use of Agile methodologies for software development and testing
 •Candidate selected will be subject to a Government Public Trust security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to the customer’s information.

• Agile certifications and/or experience leading Agile efforts , particularly as Scrum Master
• Experience supporting customers in a dynamic IT operations environment
• ITSM experience, especially with ServiceNow
• Cloud development and/or testing experience
• Software development experience
• Government contracting experience, particularly with the DOJ
• Current DOJ Public Trust Clearance
• Fluency in a foreign language


• Normal office working conditions with possible requirement to lift and/or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs
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