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Company Name:
Whitney, Bradley and Brown Inc.
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
All, District of Columbia
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 8 years
Education level:
Master's Degree

Senior Quality Assurance/Software Test Analyst (Database Applications)

WBB is a technical and management consulting company that provides innovative products and services that solve government and commercial customer’s toughest problems. For more than 30 years, WBB has set the standard for excellence in consulting services, while providing its employees with an outstanding work environment with ample opportunities for growth and success. WBB continues to enjoy impressive growth, which is directly attributed to the company’s hiring practice of always hiring the very best professionals from government, military and industry.

Job Overview:

Provide support to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States. In its current state, USCIS relies largely on the movement of paper to deliver immigration benefits and services. In the future, USCIS will utilize a paperless electronic immigration system (ELIS) that will transform USCIS processes. This Transformation Integration and Configuration Services (TICS) project will provide continuous IT code integration and configuration management services in direct support USCIS transformation by improving the quality of ELIS software and decreasing the time to release and deploy software.

TICS shall provide services to establish, standardize and execute a repeatable, automated build process and environment to enable frequent delivery of software; ensure software is maintained in a releasable state; and provide rapid feedback to development teams when issues arise. The TICS team will provide continuous integration (CI) and configuration management (CM) support throughout the deployment pipeline for enterprise-level web and database applications. This includes support for version control, automated builds, automated testing, continuous integration configuration management, and integration test functions.

Job Description:

Lead software testing support to agile development teams, as well as legacy DHS waterfall Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC). Testing will concentrate on User Interfaces and Database Applications.

Perform trade-off analysis and recommendations for open source and commercial-off-shelf automated testing tools that satisfy requirements for efficiency, ease of integration, and minimizing cost to the government. Provide technical leadership for implementation of selected automated test tools.

Coordinate and communicate with Program Manager, Senior Technical Program Manager, and application development teams, especially with regard to communicating standards and best practices, and providing feedback about testing program.

Coordinate with multiple application development teams across multiple locations in downtown Washington, D.C.   Telework is not available for this position.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline required
  • US Citizen
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Clearance is required
  • 5-10 years experience in Software Testing (User Interface, Database Apps)
  • Experience and expertise in an Agile Methodology (Extreme Programming; Scrum; Feature Driven Development; Kanban, etc.)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask; can set priorities and follow a timeline
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing environment

Desired Skills:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline
  • DHS Clearance
  • USCIS experience
  • PMP
  • PMI Agile Certification, ScrumMaster Certification, or other Agile Certification
  • Familiarity with USCIS Change, Configuration, and Release Management (CCRM) processes and procedures
  • Experience with open source software test tools (Junit, Selenium, JIRA, Oracle)

Job Title: Senior Quality Assurance/Software Test Analyst (Database Applications) (Agile – DBS Test Engineer)

Minimum Security Clearance level: DHS Suitability; approval by Prime contractor

Key Words: Agile, IT development, continuous integration, configuration management, USCIS, CCRM, DHS, automated tools, DBS Test, Junit, Selenium, JIRA, Oracle

Work Location:

Primary work location to be downtown Washington DC at WBB site at 800 K St, NW, Washington DC

Customer interface will occur at various USCIS offices in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area including, but not limited to

          -          20 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W, Washington DC

          -          111 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC

          -          633 3rd Street NW, Washington DC

          -          470-490 L’Enfant Plaza, Washington DC

Telework is not available for this position.

Travel: None – local area only

We are proud of our diverse environment and are an Equal Opportunity Employer. WBB is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. WBB participates in E-Verify.


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