Test Automation Engineer w/DoD TS Clearance

Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence


Test Tool Development and Automation Engineer will code and generate scripts, test code, support the operations and sustainment of test tool services, support security accreditation of testing tools and services, and develop documentation.  The candidate will work directly with test engineer subject matter experts to document and implement automation requirements to support test event execution. Further the candidate may also need to:

  1. Conduct engineering analysis to identify all tasks (both manual and analytic) associated with assessment of system capabilities and interfaces.
  2. Conduct engineering analysis to identify candidate tasks for automation.
  3. Automate selected tasks through code/script generation, or by identifying existing in-house or commercially available solutions (including open-source alternatives); identify opportunities to consolidate tasks or processes to maximize efficiency or minimize cost.
  4. Develop scripts that support objectives such as: functionality testing (UI and API), step automation, automated system monitoring, load testing, performance profiling, test objective and test data management, etc.
  5. Implement accepted automation solutions in the managed test, integration, and production environment across multiple networks as directed.
  6. Design and develop automation scripts, tools, or applications, and appropriate test scenarios to verify the performance, capacity, and scalability of services and capabilities, as identified by the customer.
  7. Provide the expertise to analyze output of automated test tools, scripts, applications, and processes to evaluate against established criteria and develop a recommendation to the government and product vendor.

Additional desired activities within this role may include:

  1. Provide support of test automation capable of creating and running scripts within government furnished automation and testing tools (e.g. Micro Focus ALM, POSTman, SoapPUI, Micro Focus Unified Functional Test, Micro Focus LoadRunner, etc.) development.
  2. Provide web application design, development, and maintenance for test related web and tools projects
  3. Provide support and expertise to automate product quality assessment tools and workflows for the full range of traditional and non-traditional imaging systems, products, and data formats.


  1. 5-8 Years with BS/BA, or 3-6 Years with MS/MA
  2. Must have a minimum of a Top Secret clearance and willing to upgrade clearance to TS/SCI and sit for and pass a polygraph within 30 days of employment or at customers request- Contract requires TS/SCI with poly .
  3.  Experience in supporting all aspects of the Testing phase of the Software Development Lifecycle
  4. Development experience in at least one major programming language (e.e. JavaScript, Pyton, Java, VBScripts)

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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