HP Unified Functional Testing and HP LoadRunner Tester

Washington, DC

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Job Description

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!


  • Work closely with the QA, Project and Business teams to understand User stories and process flows to automate test cases faster.
  • Plan, Design, Develop and maintain HF test automation framework that facilitates automation scripting, execution, and analysis of results for Test Driven Development.
  • Create and Maintain reusable components, functions, and libraries to reduce maintenance costs, increase efficiency and scalability.
  • Facilitate integration opportunities for the manual and automated test tools.
  • Create and maintain shared object repository database(s).
  • Develop and use effective automated test script design standards with the objectives of maximizing reusability and maintainability.
  • Develop and build actionable keywords to fulfill manual test case validation.
  • Train and mentor project team members to create, execute, analyze and maintain automated regression suites.
  • Participate in peer script reviews as needed.
  • Integrate/Align Test Automation Framework (HPUFT) creation and execution with HP Application Lifecycle Management(HPALM).
  • Maintain automated testing environments for development and execution.
  • Maintain test automation suite, reusable components and function libraries.
  • Design, Develop and manage dynamic test data creation. 

Skills & Requirements


·        Expert level experience using HP Unified Functional Testing (HPUFT).

·        Expert level experience using HP LoadRunner.

·        Expert level experience using HP Application Lifecycle Management (HPALM).

·        Expert level experience using scripting languages (Vbscript) and programming languages (.NET, C# or Java).

·        Proficient level of flat-file/data validation experience utilizing HPUFT and SQL Queries.

·        Proficient in web technologies and experience testing web APIs/REST services

·        Proficient in creating complex SQL Queries.

Education and Experience

·        Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or a similar discipline preferred

·        U.S. Citizenship, must be able to attain a security clearance (background check) 

About Octo Consulting Group, Inc.

At Octo, our focus is on delivering results that matter. We are a premier provider of digital solutions and services to the federal government specifically in the areas of UI/UX, Agile, Data, and Cloud services.  We support and modernize our federal customer’s mission critical systems and functions. Agility is at our core: it is the mantra that drives us to succeed. We work quickly, analytically and deliver on agency priorities.

Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers.  We leverage this growth-oriented and employee-focused culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice. 

Other Considerations:

  • Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only
  • We are unable to sponsor H1B applicants for this role
  • Per clearance requirements, this position requires US citizenship 
  • Relocation will not be offered
  • Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment.  
  • Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation.
  • Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area
  • The noise level in this environment is low to moderate
  • Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of the time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc.
  • Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time


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