Test Engineer

Location: Alexandria, VA

Req#: 477704
Company Information
Job Description

Octo Consulting Group is seeking an experienced Test Engineer to join our growing team in support of a Federal customer.

The Test Engineer is responsible for;

  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining technical test, quality assurance and control systems.
  • Supporting configuration of associated toolsets to support automated and manual test cases
  • Supporting test cases and procedures development with traceability to customer requirements and executing the tests to include support for test readiness events, defect identification and fault isolation; and status reporting on test events. 
  • Facilitating testing improvements by recommending best practices, supporting other testers and sharing knowledge of test tools.
  • Writing test cases, scripts, and code for unit/functional tests.
Skills & Requirements
  • BA/BS Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of five (5) years of professional experience
  • Must have experience testing with MDM applications like Oracle, IBM or Informatica
  • Experience working with Informatica or related ETL tools and has experience working with UNIX/LINUX
  • Experience testing data warehouses systems and have defined test approaches for data warehouse projects
  • Develop and execute test cases in support of new releases
  • Perform unit testing, regression testing, integration, systems and UAT activities
  • Develop, maintain, and upgrade automated test scripts and architectures for application products.
  • Write, implement, and report status for system test cases for testing.
  • Analyze test cases and provides regular progress reports.
  • Experience in root cause analysis and defect diagnosis techniques. Ability to document software defects, and report defects to developers and project manager.
  • Ability to write the SQL statement to manipulate and validate data.
  • Serve as subject matter specialist providing testing know-how for the support of user requirements of complex to highly complex software/hardware applications.


  • On-site meetings, supports and operations shall be performed at 10903 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland, 20993. Otherwise work will be performed in Alexandria, VA 


About Octo Consulting Group, Inc.

Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment. 

Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates. US citizenship is mandatory, per contract clearance requirements. Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time.

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