AboutWeb

AboutWeb Virginia, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
We are currently looking for a Senior-level UX Researcher who not only understands their customers but also brings their A game to join our consulting practice across commercial and federal projects. Our team works together, learns together and grows together in a fast-paced, detail-driven and rapidly-iterating environment. We live and breathe creativity, and crave quality. If this excites you, then we want to hear from you! Required Skills: Minimum of 7-10 years of professional experience planning and conducting user research, feedback Good oral and written communication skills; able to distill and present research insights to others. Provide deep strategic thinking grounded in client and user discovery and research. Guide and create innovative web-based solutions to complex problems and enjoy conducting and facilitating user-driven research. Have extensive experience with user research, research strategy, usability studies and other research methodologies. Lead stakeholder interviews, conduct market research, provide competitive analysis and brainstorm information architecture. Provide a deeper understanding and broader insight into what our users need from our products by conducting research and exploring the behavior and motivations of our users. Thrive working with an agile development process and be comfortable with an iterative design process while working with designers, product managers, and engineers to develop new features. Develop detailed research strategy documentation including but not limited to personas, user journeys, competitive analysis, information architecture, sitemaps and wireframes. Work with our UX team to express the user experience as wireframes, flows and journey maps. Communicate often and build strong client relationships. Collaborate with product leaders and internal team members across disciplines to translate business goals into unique brand and product experiences. Work with teams to create UX/UI designs, prototypes, intuitive app flows and use case testing for design validation. Plan and facilitate problem definition and co-creation workshops with stakeholders and users alike. Create, communicate and synthesize research artifacts, findings, reports, and recommendations with stakeholders. Documentation of research and testing including notes, photos, audio, video, and research reports. Conduct research methodologies and activities either in-person or remote. Understand the strength and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during the product development process. Establish best practices and standardize methodologies, tools, templates for research deliverables and identify opportunities to improve and streamline process so we can produce better work while improving efficiency. Welcome feedback and make it a point to test hypotheses at every stage. Be a team player with a willingness to do as well as to manage or lead. Work with, coach and lead other UX Researchers. Collaborate with designers, product managers, engineers and stakeholders. Brainstorm solutions for design challenges with our brightest minds in product, engineering, and business. BS/MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design or related programs. #AW
AboutWeb Reston, VA, USA
Jul 13, 2019
Full time
AboutWeb is hiring a ETL Developer to support a long term project located in Washington, DC or New York City. This role will be responsible for supporting and providing quality of delivery for data extraction, transformation and load needs through the development of new or enhancement of existing routines, or the management of contractor-sourced resources. Required Experience At least five (5) years of experience in database development, data warehouse experience and at least 2 years' experience with Informatica ETL development required Excellent SQL skills required Strong Data Analysis skills Ability to work independently and within a team environment, manage multiple projects, work in a fast-paced environment and be organized and detail oriented Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems or related course of study required Preferred Experience Experience with Teradata Experience implementing best practices for Teradata and EDW development Knowledge of data security design for self-service BI platforms Experience using ERWIN or other data modeling tool Knowledge of EMM suites - Unica/Aprimo/SAS #AW
AboutWeb Reston, VA, USA
Jul 07, 2019
Full time
AboutWeb is looking for an Application Security/DevSecOps Engineer. This role will have client facing responsibilities that encompass Application security and DevSecOps engineer skill sets. Responsibilities include securing our client's cloud and microservices based application environments by integrating security tools, configurations, and testing into Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines in an Agile environment. The successful candidate will also run manual static and dynamic analysis testing tools, perform penetration testing, analyze security testing results, and work with developers, DevOps, and security team members to resolve vulnerabilities. Further, the candidate will perform security tasks such as application threat modeling, communicate secure coding best practices, optimize the DevSecOps toolchain, analyze security control assessment findings, and assist with development and maintenance of system security documentation. At various times, production security operations tasks such as analysis of application security issues and assisting with incident response may also be required. The successful candidate should be open to sharing their knowledge with the team and helping advance a culture of security within their projects. Required Skills: 3+ years of Application Security/DevSecOps Engineer experience with the following skills : DevSecOps and Agile methodologies JIRA Jenkins (or equivalent) Nessus (or equivalent) BurpSuite or equivalent Dynamic Analysis Security Testing tool SonarQube or equivalent Static Analysis Security Testing tool Amazon Web Services (AWS) - Cloud Computing Services Linux (RedHat, CentOS preferred) NIST SP800-37Rev.1 Risk Management Framework Development and maintenance of security program documentation (security policies, procedures, standards, etc.) Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning and Testing Analysis of security testing findings, control implementations, and resultant security documentation updates (Plan of Action and Milestones, System Security Plans, etc.) Experience working directly with clients Ability to work autonomously and consistently deliver within deadlines Experience with creating and maintaining detailed documentation Excellent oral and written communication skills Excellent multitasking skills #AW
AboutWeb Rockville, MD, USA
Jul 06, 2019
Full time
We are looking for a Senior QA Automation Engineer who will be responsible for all software testing processes, their execution, and their evolution in a fast-moving web-based environment. The incumbent will work closely with the development and manual testing teams in an Agile environment, reporting to the Manager, Quality Assurance. He/she will be responsible for helping to strengthen our automated testing frameworks to ensure the fast delivery of high-quality products. He/she will also be responsible for giving technical guidance and support to other QA Analysts. Architects a brand new OOP Automation Framework for external web application testing efforts. Takes direction from test plans with test cases and converts them into POM/COM Framework using Selenium Web driver & Custom (Java, spring) Methods related to application feature sets. Extends and enhances the Automation Library and Framework. Works closely with Developers and Product Owners or Business Systems Analysts to understand requirements, as needed. Works on an Agile/SCRUM team, representing the automation effort within sprints. Creates defects found in automation, and works with QA, development or other partners to track them through closure. Coaches, mentors, and/or trains others as a subject matter expert. The successful candidate will have an advance degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field and 9 or more years of hands-on experience testing web-based software or a combination of education/experience. Must have a minimum of 8 years of experience in high volume, high complexity data systems analysis and validation, including the creation of custom SQL queries to perform data validation and gap analysis. Will also need at least 5 years of experience in designing and building reusable test automation code (Web, API and data base scripts). Hands on experience with coding (Java, Java script and SQL scripting). Must be well versed with web automation tools like Selenium web driver coupled with Cucumber framework, Ranorex or QTP. Experience with unit testing frameworks (i.e., NUnit, Junit). Experience providing technical leadership/mentoring to other team member is needed. Experience working with Agile/Scrum methodology is required. Experience with API automation testing for Custom APIs using Java code or other licensed tools is required. Must have experience identifying automation needs across all projects, working towards critical paths. Knowledge regarding load testing concepts is a plus. Incumbent must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to draw solid conclusions. Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to make recommendations and work within and across teams. Must be self-motivated, organized, and thorough. Must exhibit independent judgment to complete tasks that occasionally require non-standard solutions. Must be able to work independently and to adjust to changing needs of customers or organization. Must be able to multitask and handle interruptions as part of their daily routine. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required. Must be a good team player. #AW