Test Engineer II

Goldschmitt and Associates LLC provides management consulting, custom training development and delivery services, custom computer programming, and systems design for Federal customers, based out of Reston, VA. We offer a diverse and inclusive environment with competitive benefits including flexible schedules and telework whenever the customer allows.

This position will be remote. All employees are required to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption.


Goldschmitt and Associates is seeking a self-motivated Test Engineer to join our team to support an essential modernization program for the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Federal Student Aid. As a member of our Agile testing team, you will support several complex and high-volume customer systems. The ideal candidate would have experience testing RESTful services and API's.


  • Working as a member of a scrum team to develop, execute high quality reusable test cases for Microservices with Java, Spring Boot, and REST API's
  • Perform tasks required for manual and automated test implementation including review acceptance criteria (Cucumber/Gherkin scripts), create integration/regression test scenarios, test cases, implement test data management strategy, and generate required reports in JIRA
  • Contributing within a SAFe environment including the Daily scrum, Sprint Planning, Sprint Retrospectives, Backlog grooming, Sprint/System Demos, PI Planning, and Inspect & Adapt events

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 5+ of related experience testing REST, JSON, and backend APIs (SOAP UI, PostMan, or ReadyAPI)
  • Ability to write and execute automation scripts by using SOAP UI
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
  • U.S. Citizen with existing or the ability to pass a Public Trust background investigation

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Knowledge of common web development frameworks (Angular, Docker, React, Spring, Node.js, jQuery, Microservice Design, etc.)
  • Experience working in a Database and running mySQL queries
  • Experience creating reports in ReadyAPI

Goldschmitt and Associates is an equal opportunity employer. Goldschmitt and Associates does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job. It is intended to describe the general nature and work responsibilities of the position. This job description and the duties of this position are subject to change, modification and addition as deemed necessary by the Company.

Leesburg, VA, 20176, US