Job Description
Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Center for Advanced Transportation Technology (CATT) Laboratory is the industry leader for transportation information analysis, visualization, and user interface design. We provide cutting-edge analytics products and an integrated product suite of situational awareness tools for transportation practitioners. These products and services are rapidly changing the way governments operate and make decisions.

We receive hundreds of gigabytes of transportation data daily making our petabytes of archived data likely the largest collection of traffic data in the world. Our clients use our software to analyze that data to generate valuable insights. Our work saves taxpayer money, improves the environment, and saves lives!


We’re as passionate about transportation as we are about building great software. We care about building usable, stable, and secure software to analyze massive amounts of data. We use cutting-edge tech to build and maintain our software. We have a mature development process and use industry best practices to build the best software possible. Our team is composed of developers, analysts, testers, UX designers, data scientists, and customer support operating in an Agile environment.


Our office is in College Park near the University of Maryland, easily accessible by DC Metro, MARC train, bus, car, and bike. Local employees are welcome to work from the office or other locations with a flexible schedule around our core hours. We also have many employees who are fully remote and work from different states. UMD requires all employees to live in the US.


We believe varied perspectives build better products, are proud to have a diverse team, and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.


When you join our team, you will work with designers, developers, DBAs, analysts, data scientists, and testers to design, develop, test, deploy, and maintain web-based software applications. You will apply your knowledge, skill, and experience to create stable, secure, and reliable data analysis and visualization applications. You will learn new skills and stay current with industry best practices and upcoming technologies. You will perform code reviews to ensure code modifications from other developers are free of bugs and follow the Lab’s coding standards.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Manually test web application user interfaces and application programming interfaces, find bugs, report them, and track resolution.
  • Develop and create test plans based on functional requirements and user interface specifications.
  • Implement automated web application tests using Cypress
  • Implement automation of REST APIs test cases using Postman, RestAssured, and Karate.
  • Prepare and publish test results and reports using Jira and Confluence.
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team including software developers, database administrators, user interface designers, server administrators, and managers to resolve issues.
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field.


  • 1+ years experience with manually testing web applications.
  • 1+ years experience with automation using object-oriented programming (OOP) languages.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to write test plans providing complete requirements coverage.
  • Knowledge of QA concepts including regression, sanity tests, load/stress tests, and potential software vulnerabilities including code injection and buffer overflow
  • Knowledge of database concepts and including SQL and Postgres.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams and take full ownership of assigned tasks.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.


  • Familiarity with Agile development life-cycle concepts.
  • Experience with automation testing frameworks and tools such as Cyprus, Selenium WebDriver, and TestNG.
  • Familiarity with common software security vulnerabilities including code injection and buffer overflow.
  • Familiarity with version control software including Git.
  • Familiarity with Jira and Confluence.
Additional Certifications: 
Additional Information:

The A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland serves as the catalyst for high-quality research, innovation, and learning, preparing our students to create innovations that will address the 21st century Grand Challenges (e.g., energy, environment, security, and human health) and improve the human condition. The Clark School is dedicated to leading and transforming the engineering discipline and profession, to accelerating entrepreneurship, and to transforming research and learning activities into new innovations that benefit millions.

The A. James Clark’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering ranks in the top 20 public civil engineering undergraduate programs in the country according to the US News and World Report Rankings. In addition to the MTI center, new centers and institutes that have been established include the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute (MEII), the Robert E. Fischell Institute for Biomedical Devices (REFBDI), and the Quantum Technology Center (QTC). The innovation and entrepreneurship programs on campus recently brought the University to the top 10 in Entrepreneurship Magazine.

The University is located close to NSF, NIH, and other funding agencies, and has strong research ties with government research labs, corporations, and start-ups. The Washington DC area has three major airports and a vibrant culture, is reachable by metro, and has primary and secondary schools that are among the best in the nation. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff who will enhance our stature of preeminence in the three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and the world.

Some notable facts include:

  • Received the 8th largest gift in history to a public higher education institution from A. James & Alice B Clark Foundation of $220M. This includes funding to assist faculty and attract and fund first-year domestic Ph.D. students.
  • Faculty work with over 60 competitive teams and student societies that are nationally ranked, such as SAE top 20 finish in Baja 2018 Competition, Solar Decathlon 1st place in US in 2017, and 1st in American Helicopter Society Student competition.
  • 2 NAE members affiliated with Civil and Environmental Engineering.
  • Dedicated external relations staff to help promote faculty research, which has been featured on covers of Washington Post, New York Times, CNN, ABC, Fox News, People Magazine.
  • Opened Clark Hall in January 2018 with almost 40,000 sq ft of lab space and an innovation lab for capstone design projects and student teams.
  • The Great College Park initiative is a $1B public-private investment in the town that is the home of UMD. It is creating not only a dynamic and innovative academic environment, but also a vibrant downtown community with restaurants, new residential units, live music and amenities.
Posting Date:02/27/2023
Closing Date: 
Open Until FilledYes
Best Consideration Date04/07/2023
Physical Demands 
Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Women, minorities, LGBTQ+, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 year ago
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
Web Designer
Bachelor Degree
1 Year
  • Founded In
    Mar 03, 2023
  • Company Size
    50-100 Members
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