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Principal Test Engineer

Centreville, VA

**US Citizenship Required due to federal gov't requirement**



Parsons Intelligence Solutions groups is hiring Test Engineers to coordinate and execute testing efforts between development teams and testing teams. You will construct tests using the same languages as developers to facilitate a seamless integration with, and delivery of, end user products to improve quality assurance and overall efficiency. The ideal candidate has technical skills like those of a developer and can visualize a product from both a user and developer perspective.



  • Develop test harness and automation scripts
  • Work with network devices, firewall rules, ACL, IPtables, and WAN/LAN configuration
  • Test user space, kernel module, RAM applications, Flash applications, and persistence applications
  • Create and execute RTVMs and formal test steps, and analyze and document results
  • Good communication skills; works well with teammates
  • Assist in all training, troubleshooting, deployments, and documentation efforts
Required Qualifications:
  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineer or a similar field (work experience can be considered in lieu of a degree)
  • 10+ years of experience in software test engineering
  • Experience working with Shell/Bash scripting, Python, C
  • Experience working in the following OSs: Linux, UNIX, Windows, VMware
  • Ability to read and interpret network traffic using Wireshark
  • Understanding of network protocols like TCP, UDP, ICMP, ARP, DNS, SCP, FTP, H323, QUIC, PPPoE

Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a federal background investigation and must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials. TS Desired

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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