Test Automation Engineer

Location: Reston, VA

Req#: 476248
Company Information
Job Description

Octo Consulting Group is seeking a Test Automation Engineer to work with a team of developers, system engineers, independent testers and the client to embed quality assurance into the development process.  This person will be responsible for creating, maintaining and expanding automated unit and regression testing capabilities for multiple scrum teams to help ensure the success of a highly visible Application Development project.   


  • Create, maintain and extend test scripts to ensure code is production ready by meeting code test coverage and quality standards using tools such as Mocha, Chai, and NightwatchJS
  • Create test cases, scripts, and code for unit, end to end, and regression tests
  • Implement and maintain automated test environment and test suites as suitable for development, integration, and staging environments
  • Identify, document, and track issues through resolution
  • Troubleshoot and mitigate issues; suggesting and executing fixes where applicable
  • Facilitate testing improvements by recommending best practices, supporting other testers and sharing knowledge of test tools.
  • Participate in all Agile ceremonies (ex: planning, retrospectives, demos, grooming and daily stand ups)
Skills & Requirements

Skills & Requirements

  • 3+ years of related professional experience with demonstrated experience using JavaScript testing tools
  • Experience writing automated tests for AngularJS and Javascript
  • Experience with Selenium or similar technologies
  • Experience implementing automated tests in a continuous integration and continuous deployment environment using Jenkins or similar tool
  • Experience with Git, SVN, TFS, or similar source control technology
  • Knowledge of Agile Scrum methodology and DevOps methodologies a plus

Clearance Requirements:

  • An active TS+ clearance is preferred, but not required. Though, U.S. Citizenship is required.


  • Reston, VA or Springfield, VA