Test Automation Engineer in Reston, VA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 2/12/2020

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Test Automation Engineer Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Test Automation Engineer in the Reston, VA area. The ideal candidate is a tester with interest in supporting the development operations with data analysis, operational support, and operational issue analysis/resolution responsibilities as part of the position. He/she would need some basic analytical skills, and knowledge of data, tables, SQL, etc.


  • Coding and executing automation test scripts
  • Analyzing user stories and creating automated integration, system and acceptance test cases to ensure software quality and compliance with business intent
  • Work with developers and product owners to identify tests to ensure quality and accuracy of story delivery
  • Testing for accessibility issues
  • Assists in the confirmation of bugs reported from outside sources, document and communicate them to the development team. Verify when resolved.
  • Assists in the identification, selection, and implementation of software tools and technologies, and testing techniques and procedures that facilitates automated testing and quality assurance.


  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or MIS
  • 5 - 7 years of experience in software systems, programming, testing and quality assurance
  • Strong JavaScript/Node.js coding skills
  • Solid understanding of HTML, CSS, and browser DOM
  • Experience working in Agile methodologies
  • Working experience with CICD and DevOps
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work as a member of cross-functional project teams in matrix environment
  • Ability to work off-shifts (evening, night, weekend)
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical ability

Required Skills:

  • JavaScript and Node.js
  • Testing frameworks and libraries such as mocha.js, jasmine.js, sinon.js, chai.js, rewire.js, nock.js, etc.
  • Selenium, Selenium HUB and similar browser APIs
  • BrowserStack
  • Postman

Code Automated Tests for:

  • Browser interaction
  • Mobile front ends
  • REST backends
  • JavaScript Node.js code

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working in DevOps environment.
  • Experience testing code running in Amazon Web Services
  • Good with writing DB queries
  • Familiar with Kibana, New Relic

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.