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Syms Strategic Group, LLC (SSG) Software Developer in Test (SDET) in Wichita, Kansas

Syms Strategic Group (SSG) is seeking a talented Software Developer in Test (SDET)

Please join SSG’s Kansas team in support of a large Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) nationwide program

Location: Kansas

Department: Veterans Affairs

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Security Clearance Level: Public Trust (MBI)

Military Veterans are highly encouraged to apply!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Electing or identifying areas/test cases for Automation

  • Designing & Implementing Test Automation Strategy

  • Creating Automation Test Plan and getting approvals.

  • Choose selenium tools and configure Selenium Test Environment (Ex: Eclipse IDE, Java, Selenium WebDriver and TestNG etc...).

  • Create, organize, and managing Test Automation Resources.

  • Design, develop, and execute automated tests

  • Extension of existing test automation frameworks and tools

  • Integrating with CI/CD tools and pipeline (i.e. Jenkins)

  • Triage, troubleshoot and document defects

  • Document QA procedures for team

  • Work closely with engineering and QA to manage and improve the development pipeline

  • Perform and write automated functional, system, regression, and integration testing.

    Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software/Systems Engineering, or equivalent technical degree

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision while contributing to overall company success.

  • Must have experience working in an agile environment.

  • Must have comprehensive technical expertise on IT products, operating systems, software, hardware, systems and networks and specialized environments.

  • Must have experience developing test plans and test procedures.

    Professional Certifications


    Formal Education

    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software/Systems Engineering, or equivalent technical degree

    Required Professional Experience

  • Experience using at least two(2) automation tools/technologies.

  • 8+ years Automated S/W development and testing experience.

  • Java, C# or Python development experience

  • Flat File Processing, API or Backend testing

  • Visual Studio

  • T-SQL

  • Must have experience developing test plans and test procedures.

    Desired Experience

  • Experience with EDI and financial transaction systems helpful but not mandatory.

  • Experience testing MUMPS, VistA and other VA systems helpful but not mandatory

    Security Clearance Requirements

    Must possess or qualify for a Public Trust (MBI)

    Citizenship Requirement

    U.S. Citizenship required for this specific opportunity


  • SSG will not make assumptions regarding your qualifications. Your answers to the mandatory screening questions must be supported by the information on your resume. Applications with inconsistencies will not be considered.

  • Recruiters or Third parties will not be considered

  • The preferred location is Kansas. This is a 100% remote position. Other locations may be considered dependent upon candidate qualifications and other factors. CO, CA, NY and NJ will not be considered.

  • Pursuant to Presidential Executive Order issued on September 9th, 2021, this federal contractor position requires proof of being fully Covid-19 vaccinated by December 8, 2021, unless the employee is legally entitled to a religious or medical exemption. There is no testing alternative and individuals are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the final dose of an approved vaccine.

    U.S Citizenship is required for this specific opportunity. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and be able to obtain a government-granted security clearance. Individuals may also be subject to a background investigation including, but not limited to criminal history, employment and education verification, drug testing, and creditworthiness.

    Syms Strategic Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or genetic information.

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