Title Software Quality Engineer (YT) EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Description Software Engineer responsible for quality assurance of software and software development environment throughout the product lifecycle, including baseline management, change control, requirements verification, status accounting and audit. This position will require the candidate to evaluate existing quality processes and develop implementation of quality assurance processes to meet customer requirements. Specific responsibilities include: * Take the lead and ownership of QA processes and procedures and ensure conformance to established company, contractual, and regulatory standards * Assure that all aspects of the SW Quality Assurance, Quality Control and proficiency testing practices are sound and within established Quality Assurance guidelines * Provide quality guidance and insights to management regarding issue resolution * Works with the Agile team to develop system test data and related documentation, * Works with the Agile team to develop thorough, sound automated test scripts, stress/load tests, and regression tests * Ensure test results are within established Quality Assurance guidelines * Conduct audits and proficiency testing; recommend implementation of preventive measures and corrective action to ensure non-recurrence of deficiencies * Utilize adaptive change management processes to respond to identified software deficiencies and continually update test plans and related documentation. * Perform development and execution of Software Quality methods and processes * Participate in software design/code peer reviews for technical and process evaluation * Review/ audit tests, test methods, and test procedures to ensure continuous improvement to Software Quality Assurance standards * Implement and define testing methodology and standards to improve results * Maintain oversight of test results and audit debugging and modification of software * Analyze test results for requirements verification * Investigate defects and work with teammates to develop disposition, evaluate root cause, and establish corrective actions. * Consult with senior testers and development engineers to help resolve issues * Perform ongoing work towards improving test processed * Communicate effectively, both written and oral Position Requirements Qualifications: * Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related technical discipline with 8 years of experience or a Master's degree and 6 years of experience. * At least 8 years' experience with two or more of the following programming languages: C, C++, C#, Java, object-oriented design concepts. * At least 5 years experience with quality assurance principles and software development lifecycles. * At least 5 years experience with software configuration * Current and active TS/SCI clearance * Experience with Agile development processes Preferred Additional Skills: * Must have 3 years' experience in progressive Quality methodologies, tools and systems such as Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma principles, continuous improvement and ISO 9001/AS 9100 quality systems * Certified quality assurance professional. * Excellent written, oral, presentation and team skills. * Strong attention to detail * Ability to work individually to achieve shared team objectives and drive process change * Expert time management ability and sense of urgency in meeting critical deadlines * Strong interpersonal skills, with a customer-service mindset * Direct experience working with Atlassian tool suite (Jira, Bitbucket, Git) Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Shift Days Benefits Our company OST has been operating since 1996 and have various contracts with Government agencies. We offer a comprehensive benefit package that includes 3 weeks paid time off, 2 weeks Holiday pay, medical/dental coverage, STD, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D, 401k with up to 4% match, and end of year profit sharing paid out in 401k. Security Clearance Number of Openings 1 Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt Req Number INF-19-00019 Location Herndon, Virginia This position is currently accepting applications.