Software Test Engineer (Entry Level)
Daon Inc
Reston, VA
Company Profile:
Want to learn about biometric verification and work with the latest generation smart phone technologies? Interested in learning new platforms and new technology? This is the opportunity for you! Daon is seeking applicants for a contract role 3-6 months in duration with possibility of extension. This is a great way to gain immediate, valuable knowledge and experience right out of college (or during your final semester if schedule permits).

Daon,, is an innovator in developing and deploying biometric authentication and identity assurance solutions worldwide. Daon has pioneered methods for securely and conveniently combining biometric and identity capabilities in multiple channels with large-scale deployments that span payments verification, digital banking, and securing borders and critical infrastructure. Daon’s solutions provide our customers with choice, making it easier and safer for people to conduct business online, travel, vote, and so much more. Daon’s IdentityX® Platform for mobile biometric authentication removes friction from the authentication process while dramatically reducing fraud to previously unattainable levels. IdentityX allows businesses to conduct transactions with any consumer at any time with total confidence. Get to know us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Role Summary:
The candidate will work with our US, Dublin and Serbia based Engineering teams to help test our IdentityX product suite. Depending on existing skills of the candidate, the Software Test Engineer will start off testing one or more of the following areas:

Mobile device SDK Integration Testing – use your development skills and provided sample code to test how our customers will integrate our Face, Fingerprint, Voice, Eye, and FIDO SDKs on iOS and Android devices.
Server Integration Testing – test the IdentityX REST and SOAP based web services using tools such as SoapUI and Postman.
Java Integration Testing – test our Java SDKs that help our customers make API calls against the IdentityX server.
IdentityX Server Installation & Configuration – Prepare environments and test installation of the product on Linux and Windows and confirm database installation on Oracle and SQL Server
UI Testing – test our user interfaces on mobile and web browsers to perform functional testing
Documentation Review.
Don’t have all those skills yet? It’s okay, you’ll learn on the go. We are looking for candidates with a Computer Science or related background & the eagerness and aptitude to grow!

Role Responsibilities:
Deliver on assigned planning, testing, and documentation tasks;
Work closely with a team to understand requirements and technology to ensure functional requirements are met by a delivered solution;
Participate in daily status meetings to share status, learn what others on the Engineering teams are up to, and pitch in when you can;
Apply quality control best practices to our Engineering organization;
Strive to improve quality across installation, documentation, and application use;
Escalate issues to management team.

1+ years software testing (quality control) or development experience preferred;
B.S. in CS/Engineering or related field (or equivalent);
A strong desire and ability to learn.