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    Come work for the USPTO, we have been ranked as one of the best places to work in the federal government! The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has been serving the economic interests of America for more than 200 years. We are responsible for granting US intellectual property rights for patents and trademarks. The USPTO is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and has over 12,000 employees. For more information about the USPTO, please visit the USPTO Jobs Website

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    The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is the principal advisor to the Under Secretary and Director on the application of information technology (IT) to support and improve the Agency’s business processes. The Office of Organizational Policy and Governance (OPG) provide the management and oversight of enterprise Information Technology (IT) strategies, guidance, policies, and agency-wide cybersecurity.  This position is located in The Software Quality Assurance Division (SQAD), Test Automation Branch (TAB) that provides complete testing support for all software systems, infrastructure, COTS, GOTS, Cloud Computing systems, High Availability, remote site systems, test automation test strategy and defect management.

    The individual selected for this position will be responsible for the following: 

    • Applying an understanding in where and how to integrate automated tools into the test case; and leads in development, implementation and maintenance of test automation frameworks (i.e., data driven, keyword, table
      driven, hybrid, etc.).
    • Working with Test Automation Architect on the automation framework, tools, and the application platform to develop automation.
    • Managing automated testing artifacts to ensure proper reuse, versioning, backups, organization and retention. 
    • Managing an automated test repository or test library to include configuration management change and version control.
    • Providing guidance, support and monitoring of the test automation sprints.
    • Designing, executing, monitoring, and troubleshooting such tools as Test Complete, SoapUI, Selenium and others automated tests in a variety of situations and conditions.
    • Designing and developing test automation artifacts (scripts, functions, scenarios, processes) for automated testing situations using various tools (primarily Test Complete).


    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/594708900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.