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    The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is the principal advisor to the Under Secretary and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on the application of information technology (IT) to support and improve the Agency’s business processes. The Office of Organizational Policy and Governance (OPG) provides the management and oversight of enterprise Information Technology (IT) strategies, guidance, policies, and agency-wide cybersecurity.

    This position is in The Software Quality Assurance Division is responsible for monitoring and executing software development testing standards for OCIO’s coding, source code control, code reviews, testing, release management, and product integration within an established software development life cycle.

    The computer scientist selected for this position will be responsible for…

    • Creating and executing automated tests for automation test coverage.
    • Participating on a multi-discipline team performing an variety duties related to the design and development of innovative computer science concepts and software development techniques.
    • Designing and developing test automation artifacts for automated testing situations using various tools.
    • Applying computer theories, software testing, algorithms, data structures, test automation, programming concepts and languages, and computer architecture to software development projects.
    • Working with Senior Test automation developers or Senior Computer Scientist in managing an automated test repository or test library.
    • Conducting briefings and training sessions related to computer software or test automation projects.


    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1550 Computer Science

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