Careers - Metronome


Every individual has unique passions, career goals, and personal values. We are here to make the connection between those and the needs of our customers. When the stars align, we welcome our new employees - or Pulsers as we like to call them - to the family. We offer competitive benefits to ensure that our Pulsers are well taken care of for whatever comes their way.

Software Assurance - Sr.

Job Title
Software Assurance - Sr.
Requirement ID
Springfield,  VA
Other Location

The Software Assurance Engineer will work on a program responsible for the prevention, identification, containment and eradication of cyber threats to Customer networks through monitoring, intrusion detection and protective security services to Customer information systems including local area networks/wide area networks (LAN/WAN), commercial Internet connection, public facing websites, wireless, mobile/cellular, cloud, security devices, servers and workstations.

Duties Include:

  • Plan, create and execute manual and automatic software test activities as a member of an Agile software development team
  • Develop an understanding of current products and technologies in order to design and implement quality solutions to meet customer needs
  • Analyze and dissect system requirements and technical specifications to help ensure testability
  • Run both manual and automated test plans to find bugs, defects and regressions in product functionality
  • Design, develop and maintain test automation systems, tools and scripts
  • Conduct software compatibility tests with programs, hardware, operating systems, browsers, or network environments
  • Document software defects and report defects
  • Follow processes and procedures outlined for capturing data necessary for metrics reporting
  • Participate in the management, maintenance and monitoring of test environments
  • Write and execute load and performance test cases and scripts
  • Participate in Agile task such as sprint reviews, product backlog grooming, daily scrum, sprint planning and sprint retrospective
  • Execute dynamic web application vulnerability scans to help ensure application code adheres to security standards
  • Define test methods and create test plans for new or updated software projects to determine if the software will perform accurately and reliably
Required Skills

• BS degree in STEM or related field with 10 - 12+ years experience.

Experience in following:
• Developing and scripting experience such as Python 3, Django python web framework, Jinja templating language and JavaScript skills
• Application development tools, such as version control, defect tracking, build management and test management
• C# and/or development environments similar to Visual Studio
• Selenium or similar portable testing software for web applications preferred
• Relational databases, stored procedures, database functions, and SQL
• Web browsers, protocols and web services including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML, and/or JSON
• Testing web services and APIs including REST, SoapUI, and/or WebAPI

Must Have One of the Following Certifications:
• CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
• GCIH – Incident Handler
• GCWN – Windows Security Administrator
• GISF – Security Fundamentals
• GISP – Security Professional
• GSSP – Secure Software Programmer
• GICSP –Cyber Security Professional
• GSSP – Secure Software Programmer
• SEI (Software Engineering Institute)
• CCSP – Certified Cloud Security Professional
• CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security
• CSSLP – Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional
• SSCP – Systems Security Certified Practitioner
• CCNP Security
• CCIE Security
• CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker
• ECSP – EC-Council Certified Secure Programmer
• MCSE – Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (Server)
• VCA (Certified Associate)
• VCP (Certified Professional)
• VCAP (Certified Advanced Professional)
• VCIX (Implementation Expert)
• VCDX (Certified Design Expert)
• Converged Infrastructure Specialist
• Certified Implementation Engineer Specialist
• Certified Data Administrator Professional
• Certified Storage Associate
• Certified Splunk Architect

• Must have or be able to favorably pass a 5 year (BI) Background Investigation.

Active US Government Security Clearance Required.
Optional Skills

• Experience with Cloud/AWS

An Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Metronome is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants for employment, to assure that individuals with disabilities enjoy full access to equal employment opportunity (EEO). Metronome shall provide reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities, unless Metronome can demonstrate that a particular accommodation would impose an undue hardship on business operations. Applicants requesting a reasonable accommodation may make a request by contacting us.