Senior Level QA Test Automation Engineer

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Custom Software Systems Inc. (CSS), is seeking a Senior Level QA Test Automation Engineer with more than seven (7) years or proven experience in developing and maintaining automated test framework covering functional, integration, and performance testing.  This role will provide detailed automated and manual test case development, software testing, verification, and certification of deliverables in accordance to the client's IT System Development Methodology (SDM).  The person will assist in refining client business requirements and mentoring less senior staff members and is also expected to recommend and assist in implementation of overall QA process improvements and best practices.

Must be a U.S. Citizen


  • Hands-on experience in Micro Focus Unified Functional Testing (UFT) tool, Selenium, or other common automation programming skills for test preparation, navigation of data entry screens and statistical output for results reporting
  • Knowledge of SQL Server and experience in writing query using SQL
  • Demonstrated experience with Agile development methodologies and test driven development
  • Strong analytical and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Experience mentoring junior staff members


  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field

Company Background:

Headquartered in Leesburg, Virginia, Custom Software Systems, Inc. (CSS) is a  Woman-Owned (WOSB) and HUBZone certified small business. Built on a foundation of trusted client partnerships, CSS has fostered a stakeholder-centric yet disciplined approach to IT solutions development. This ensures our ability to consistently meet or exceed our customers' expectations.


CSS is a very employee oriented company knowing that well trained, professional associates are what make our company great.  We offer a competitive benefits package that includes: paid holidays and paid time off; medical insurance that includes vision; dental insurance; company paid long and short-term disability and life insurance; a Simple IRA plan (similar to 401k); parking and commuter reimbursement. We also work with our employees on training and professional certification plans that benefit the employee, the client and CSS - a win-win-win strategy.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

CSS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. CSS complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

CSS expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of CSS employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Location: Washington, DC
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