About the Role

Title: Test Engineer (Remote)

Location: US-Remote


Category: Information Technology

Position Type: Full-Time


GovCIO is currently hiring for a Test Engineer to design, develop, and implement testing methods and frameworks to ensure product and feature performance meets declared specifications. This position will be fully remote within the United States.


Designs, develops, and implements testing methods and equipment to ensure products meet performance specifications. Plans and arranges the labor, schedules, and equipment needed for testing and evaluation. Designs test cases for test plans and creates test scenarios in which tests are carried out. Compiles data, defines required changes, and reports defects and problems that occur during the test process. Implements and participates in the walkthrough of the product. Additionally, you will implement and participate in product walkthroughs. Automated testing may be utilized based on the discretion of the hiring manager.

  • Collaborates with the development and/or requirements team to assist in testing applications.
  • Conducts analysis, diagnostics, and preliminary evaluations of products. Assists in developing testing procedures.
  • Assists in developing test plans, scripts, scenarios, functional tests, regression tests, and deployment tests.
  • Participates in the implementation of testing processes and ensures adherence to those processes. Assists in producing reports on each test activity and tracks test metrics.
  • Supports continual test process improvement through failure analysis, throughput analysis, and yield analysis, and periodically reports findings to management.
  • Performs manual and automated testing of integrations, interfaces, data transfers, and APIs.
  • Tests Web Services using tools like Ready API, Postman, Wave, AMP, and Selenium, etc.
  • Assist with and execute automated test scripts using at least one of the following frameworks: Cucumber with Selenium WebDriver, TestNG, or Cypress.
  • Involved in the End-to-End Software Testing Life Cycle, including testing, defect logging, and verification of defect closure, as well as Root Cause Analysis.
  • Conducts Functional Testing, including System, Regression, and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Performs Database Testing using SQL queries and simple scripts.
  • Understands integration requirements and maps them to user stories, acceptance criteria, and test cases.
  • Uses Jira for maintaining sprint test artifacts and X-RAY for test execution.
  • Assists in the analysis of test results, defect management and reporting, and maintaining the Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM).
  • Gains work experience in AWS Cloud and exposure to CI/CD tools like Jenkins, Maven, Nexus, GitHub, etc.
  • Proactively communicates and coordinates with various internal and external project stakeholders.
  • Develops analytical and investigation skills, demonstrates a willingness to learn, and shows the ability to troubleshoot.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s with 2-5 years (or commensurate experience).
  • Experience in Manual, Integration, Functional and Automated Testing.
  • Jira experience building or working with test plans, issues and executions and creating report outputs.