Karsun Solutions LLC

  • Test Automation Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 5 months ago(10/26/2018 2:44 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    This position supports the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) SSD program. The Karsun team is responsible for the development, maintenance, and enhancement (DM&E) and operation of multiple FAA Systems. All employees must be able to pass a Federal Suitability Check for a position of public trust. The FAA SSD program supports the operations of multiple business applications, as well as development of new applications across different technologies. The Karsun software development team is responsible for the software design and implementation of web applications supporting multiple Business Lines within FAA. Successful candidates are modern web development specialists experienced in translating business requirements into software architecture.  In addition to strong software development skills, ideal candidates have demonstrated experience in working on an Agile Scrum team.


    • 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
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Test Automation including planning, assessments, script development & maintenance preferably in cloud environment.


    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/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 platforms
      • 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


    Karsun Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, genetic information, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


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