Jr-Level Test Engineer

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 Custom Software Systems, Inc. (CSS) is seeking a Junior Level Test Engineer to serve as a Jr. Interface/Data Test Engineer for our client. The Junior Level Test Engineer will work under minimal supervision, perform relatively routine tasks related to our client's system. He or she will write test procedures, investigate and analyze test failures, build and maintain automated regression test suites and integrate them into build processes.  This role will work with the Senior Test Lead to ensure test processes and procedures are followed. 


  • Execute data validation process using DataStage / Ab Initio 

  • Write detailed test plans  

  • Develop test scenarios and test scripts  

  • Traces requirements to test cases to ensure coverage for full system integration test  

  • Ensure functional and technical requirements are met through system testing, regression testing, performance testing, system interface testing, and security testing activities  

  • Design, develop and execute reusable test cases and procedures based on requirements relevant to automated test planning and creation using HP Quality Center/HP ALM 

  • Identify, create and secure test data as necessary 

  • Perform functional administration, configuration, and utilization of testing tools  

  • Collect, track and report test metrics and briefs leadership on test status  

  • Develop and maintain the Test Management Plan (TMP) that define the approach, processes, and procedures that integrates with and supports the Integrated Test and Evaluation (T&E) approach and Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP)  

  • Develop and maintain the Requirements Traceability Verification Matrix (RTVM) with imbedded Testability Matrix that maps test methods and events, test scripts, scenarios, and test results to the applicable requirement, to include test-related artifact changes  

  • Execute data validation process using DataStage 

  • Analyze data validation and perform root cause analysis in Oracle database 


  • Must hold an active Secret clearance 



  • Possess knowledge and experience with Oracle UPK and GRC Suite, and SQL  

  • Possess knowledge of IBM InfoSphere DataStage /Abinitio  

  • Demonstrate experience working with continuous integration environments 

  • Possess expertise with HP Quality Center and the HP Application Life-Cycle Management Suite (Quality Center, Unified Functional Testing, Performance) 

  • Have a Security+ certification 

  • Have a strong understanding of the ETL process and possess knowledge of Ab Initio, OBIEE, and IBM InfoSphere DataStage  

  • Possess knowledge of PeopleSoft versions 9.1/9.2 

  • 5 -7 years of PeopleSoft HCM experience 

  • Ability to develop and run PeopleSoft queries 


  • Bachelor's degree in Technology or related field with 1 to 2 years of software testing experience

Custom Software Systems, Inc.

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: Arlington, VA
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