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Huntsville, Alabama
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Bachelor's Degree

Software Test Engineer I


Software Test Engineer I


Tracking Code2398-987Job Description

Founded in 1980, COLSA Corporation’s team of engineers, analysts and professionals across the US provide government and commercial customers with the latest and most sophisticated engineering, programmatic, and information technology services.

Centered at the core of its values, COLSA knows its people are its most valuable resource.  In addition to receiving a competitive compensation package, our employees enjoy offerings such as flexible work schedules, paid time off, benefits that begin on the date of hire, recognition programs, tuition and certification assistance, and immediate vesting in our matching 401(k) plan. Our WE CARE Wellness program provides support and initiatives to empower employees and their families to live healthy, balanced lives and our Association of COLSA  Employees (ACE) provides a fun way for employees and their families to come together in times of both celebration and need. We invite you to connect your talents with opportunity, and be a part of our “Family of Professionals,” in supporting cutting-edge initiatives!

COLSA Corporation is seeking candidates for a Software Test Engineer I to join its Software Factory in Huntsville, Alabama. 

About Our Team

Members of the COLSA Software Factory (CSF) believe in and strive to maintain an open, honest working environment that welcomes new ideas and alternative solutions.  Using a collaborative decision-making approach helps us implement the most effective solution for our customers.  Our processes are flexible and members are encouraged to propose improvements.  We develop products cognizant of the impact it will have on everyone from the developer to the end-user.   We are passionate about what we do and eagerly await others to join our team!

Job Description

At the CSF, we craft unique software solutions that take customers’ dreams and make them a reality. We are seeking a software test engineer who is excited about solving complex problems and is willing to take ownership, deliver value, and make a difference in our processes and outcomes.

How we work

  • We work in small teams using our Factory Agile Software Team process and freely collaborate to create innovative solutions
  • We encourage improvement of our processes by piloting the improvements and evaluating the effects on quality and timeliness of the resulting products
  • We work directly with our clients as partners—we get to know their work flows and pain points before architecting a solution

Some things you’ll be doing

  • Working directly with stakeholders to identify user acceptance requirements
  • Openly collaborating with a team of software engineers as passionate about software as you are
  • Using cutting edge open source technologies
  • Leveraging source control, automated testing, and project tracking software to ensure we deliver a high quality product
  • Learning from your teammates so that every member of the team grows professionally
  • Attending all aspects of the Agile Scrum process from Daily standups to Scrum Reviews with the customer
  • Developing and executing complete and informative functional test procedures in order to effectively produce high quality software
  • Developing unit and automated functional tests to quickly and efficiently find software issues
  • Collaborating with developers, users, and the customers to help troubleshoot and pinpoint potential software issues.
Required Experience

Required Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, business, or other related field or equivalent experience

* Working knowledge of desktop applications including word processing, programs and spreadsheet, and database programs

* Working knowledge of current operating systems and programming languages

* Good communications skills (written and verbal)

* Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD SECRET security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience developing test scripts and documentation

* Experience with backend technologies (C#, Node.js, Javascript, or Typescript)

* Experience with database technologies (MYSQL, SQL, or NOSQL)

* Experience with architectural design patterns (MVC, MVVM)

* Experience with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, etc.)

* Experience with source repositories (GIT, TFS, or Perforce)

* Experience with Atlassian Jira and Confluence

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Job LocationHuntsville, Alabama, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular


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