Karsun Solutions LLC

  • Test Automation Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/20/2018 3:40 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    This position supports the FAA Program.Karsun Solutions (as the prime contractor)has been awarded the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Software Solutions Delivery Services (SSD)​ contract.  This is a single award IDIQ over a five year period of performance. We will be fulfilling the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Office of Information and Technology (AIT) requirement for technical support services to assist with the implementation and continuing support of enterprise-wide software application and database development and maintenance related activities that can be broadly categorized as solution development (new systems) and enhancement and sustainment (existing systems).



    • 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


    Note: US Citizens, Green Card Holders & H1B Visa Holders are eligible for Public Trust Clearance required by the FAA.

    Note:  A majority of the staff works 2 days remote. 


    Required Skills:

    • Strong programming/scripting experience and passion for testing
    • Minimum 5 years of 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/Gherkin
      • jUnit, TestNG
      • Maven/Gradle
      • Minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience in one or more of the following:
      • Java
      • JavaScript
      • Eclipse, IntelliJ
      • Demonstrated experience with Continuous Integration, including one or more of the following build/deploy/version control tools:
      • Jenkins
      • Maven
      • Git
      • 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
    • 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 command line
      • RESTful APIs/JSON, SOAP
    • Experience working with databases and various data formats and related technologies for testing.


    • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Information systems, business systems, management information systems, IT Management, or other IT degree and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience
    • Engineering, math, and/or science degrees are acceptable substitute degrees.
    • The ability to successfully obtain and maintain a U.S. Suitability/Public Trust Background Clearance

    For more information on this or any other position, chat one-on-one with our recruiters during our weekly virtual chat event every Thursday at 12:00pm EST.


     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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