Software Quality Assurance Specialist/Applications Tester - TS/SCI w/Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Quality Assurance
Chantilly, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Section 508


REQ#: RQ168909
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Software Quality Assurance Specialist/Applications Tester will help ensure the mission is never interrupted. At GDIT, we deliver clarity with supporting the customer, you will be trusted to solve complex IT issues while delivering outstanding customer service.

Ensure the safety and security of our nation as a a Software Quality Assurance Specialist/Applications Tester and help ensure the mission is never interrupted. At GDIT, we deliver clarity with at GDIT. You’ll apply the latest technology and provide operational support to deliver actionable intelligence for the Intelligence Community. Here, your work will have meaning and impact as you deliver your best every day.


As a Software Quality Assurance Specialist/Applications Tester you will be responsible for conducting and leading testing efforts to ensure our systems are compliant with accessibility standards, such as WCAG 2.0 and Section 508. A successful candidate will implement automated testing with a focus on accessibility compliance and improvement. The ideal candidate will have experience with a variety of accessibility testing tools and methodologies and a strong understanding of accessibility standards for custom web applications and IT solutions developed on COTS platforms.  The Tester will follow the customer’s Agile process in collaborating with team members to fulfill system UI/UX objectives.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • 6+ years experience
  • Core Hours 9AM-3PM Monday through Friday

Required Experience:

  • Collaborate with developers to improve system designs for UI/UX requirements.
  • Keep abreast of new accessibility technologies and trends. Educate team members on accessibility best practices. 
  • Participate in usability testing to provide insights on how people with disabilities use products.
  • Expertise with accessibility guidelines, including WCAG 2.0 and Section 508
  • Experience with screen readers, such as JAWS, NVDA, and VoiceOver
  • Experience developing test plans, cases, and scenarios
  • Experience with manual and automated testing tools (e.g. Selenium & Cypress)
  • Application development background and the skills to implement automated test environments and create automated test scripts
  • Experience testing with multiple web browsers
  • Experience testing all the web application layers, including various front-end JavaScript frameworks (e.g. AngularJS and JQuery)
  • Leadership experience
  • Solid understanding of the software development process and Agile methodology
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Preferred Skills:

  • Understand and apply accessibility guidelines (WCAG, Section 508) to supported systems.
  • Perform manual testing of web applications for compliance with accessibility standards.
  • Implement and conduct automated testing of web applications for compliance with accessibility standards.
  • Assist other testers with accessibility requirements and testing methods.
  • Use a variety of testing tools, including screen readers, to identify potential accessibility issues.
  • Create and maintain accessibility testing documentation, procedures, plans, test cases, and results.
  • Advocate for the inclusion of accessibility considerations in all phases of product development.
  • Ability to code in at least one programming language, such as Java, JavaScript, or Python
  • Knowledge of financial systems
  • Experience testing APIs or web services
  • Familiarity with the ServiceNow and Salesforce platforms
  • Experience with assistive technologies, such as ZoomText and MAGic
  • Location: Chantilly, VA


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays






Work Requirements
Years of Experience

6 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.