Karsun Solutions LLC

Test Automation Engineer

3 weeks ago(12/29/2017 12:08 PM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


Karsun Solutions LLC is in the business of solving problems. Since 2009 as a premier consulting services company with a culture of innovation, Karsun is offering a portfolio of Enterprise Modernization services to both civilian and defense Federal agencies. Karsun’s list of strong clientele includes U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. General Services Administration. Karsun combines years of institutional knowledge with a deep commitment to customer relationships, on every project. Karsun is an ISO 9001:2008 certified organization. Our collective ability and focus on “risk preemption” strategies makes it the perfect partner for any organization, be it a government agency or a private enterprise.


  • Implement End-to-End Test Automation and Tools Strategies / Roadmaps, including performance and load testing
  • Support Test Automation Solution Planning and Estimation. Analyze current architecture and test platforms to formulate a vision for growth and expansion.
  • Perform detailed test designs using sound software test engineering principals in the context of test automation platforms and integration across distributed systems
  • Collaboratively elaborate requirements to enable Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) with BAs and developers
  • Perform tasks required for automated test implementation including review acceptance criteria (Gherkin scripts), create integration/regression test scenarios, implement data management strategy, and generate required reports.
  • Improve existing test automation frameworks (i.e. make them faster, more flexible and easier to use). Utilize parallel processing or grid systems to speed up the tests
  • Experience automating the decommission of automated tests (removing brittle tests) and determining when not to automate
  • Define and establish test metrics to measure not just product quality, but quality of testing and feedback to engineers
  • Implement all actions required to deploy an automated test solution, including mobilization and leading the creation of the automation framework at all layers of the application stack
  • Develop efficient and effective quantitative methods and guidelines in order to continuously improve quality processes and practices across multiple projects

Note : This position requires US Citizenship


Note :This is not a remote position. This position will be located onsite in Washington D.C. during core business hours.


Required Skills:

  • Strong programming/scripting experience and passion for testing
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Test Automation including planning, assessments, script development & maintenance preferably in cloud environment.
  • Minimum of 4 years demonstrated experience in one or more of the following testing toolsets/frameworks:
  • Selenium Grid/WebDriver
  • Cucumber/Protractor/Gherkin
  • Jasmine/Karma
  • Geb / Spock
  • jUnit, TestNG
  • loadrunner
  • Twist
  • Maven/Gradle
  • Minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience in one or more of the following:
  • Java
  • Groovy
  • JavaScript
  • Eclipse, IntelliJ
  • Demonstrated experience with Continuous Integration, including one or more of the following build/deploy/version control tools:
  • Jenkins
  • Maven
  • Git, Mercurial, Subversion
  • Bamboo
  • uBuild / uDeploy
  • Grunt
  • Experience working in adaptive methodologies like Agile and Scrum
  • Knowledge of SOA, cloud and multi-tenant architectures
  • Experience in testing UI/UX best practices and 508 compliance
  • Knowledge in management tools such as JIRA Platform, Serena Business Manager, HP Quality Center (QC) and/or ALM
  • Strong written and communication skills required
  • Must be a self-starter/self-directed member of the team


Desired Skills:

  • Experience in all or some of the following programming platform:
  • Linux and Bash scripting
  • Ruby, Python, PHP or Perl
  • JavaScript frameworks in HTML5/CSS3 context (AngularJS, jQuery, D3)
  • RESTful APIs/JSON.
  • Mobile development
  • Experience working with databases and various data formats and related technologies for testing.

Qualifications (Education/Experience)

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience required

 Karsun Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.


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