General Dynamics Information Technology QA and Testing Engineer, TS/SCI with polygraph required in Chantilly, Virginia

Job Description

GDIT is seeking a QA Analyst/Test Engineer to support an IdAM software development and engineering team. The ideal candidate will support software testing, QA, and CM activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with software developers and engineers to understand requirements, identify test scope and acceptance criteria for release components

  • Translate requirements and develop test cases and test plans

  • Identity software defects and troubleshoot problems for software operating system and applications

  • Develop and update test case repository

  • Follow QA release checklist

  • Provide QA input to improve installation guides and general deployment documentation

  • Document software defects, using JIRA and report defects to developers and engineers

  • Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems, as needed

  • Ensure all test-related work products (i.e. test procedures, test cases) are peer reviewed for quality and content accuracy

  • Develop and update technical documentation such test reports

  • Develop and maintain a testing Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)

  • Participate in bi-weekly development team planning meetings to provide testing input

  • As needed, provide other QA related and Configuration Management (CM support

  • Participate in Agile Scrum meetings


Bachelors Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


8-10 years of directly related experience.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 4 years of manual software testing experience

  • Experience testing in all aspects of the system including Java and web-based applications running on Linux servers and Oracle databases

  • Experience writing test cases, user stories, and identifying software defects

  • Understanding of Agile software development

Desired skills:

  • JIRA

  • HP Quality Center

  • Automation testing tools such as Selenium

  • GIT

  • Jenkins

  • Understanding of Identity and Access Management (IdAM).

  • Writing automated test scripts

  • Experience with CM



For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job ID2018-50868

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI

Full/Part TimeFull Time