Senior Software Test Engineer (Manual)

Clearance Level
Test Engineering
Menands, New York

REQ#: RQ95900

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.


GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. Our work depends on a Senior Software Test Engineer joining our team to support New York State (NYS) Department of Heath Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) activities at Riverview Center in Menands, NY.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Senior Software Test Engineer supporting the eMedNY Systems Integration Team, you will be trusted to have an excellent understanding of software integration testing best practices, experience with manual testing tools and have knowledge of health care claims processing.  We are looking for a qualified Senior Software Test Engineer who has a passion for quality to help ensure the systemic integrity of NYS MMIS. Experience with a MMIS, mainframe technologies such as the COBOL programming language and CICS, testing web based user interface applications is highly desired.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Attend functional requirements definition and project design meetings as requested
  • Design and develop integration test plans
  • Execute test cases and scenarios associated with integration test plans for complex applications and processes
  • Capture integration test results and generate test results documentation
  • Provide and review test results documentation with the customer and other stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively with Test Automation Engineers and other Integration Test Team members
  • Actively participate in project and team meetings
  • Adhere to program testing standards associated with the creation and publication of testing artifacts and related documentation
  • Stay abreast of industry testing trends, and remain current with industry standards and best practices
  • Provide effort and duration estimates associated with the testing phase of the SDLC
  • Assist in production and other support activities, and ad hoc testing activities that may arise
  • Perform research activities as assigned


  • The position requires a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Engineering, Business (or related field of study)
  • Five (5) or more years of testing experience in a distributed environment required - Mainframe and Open Systems
  • Structured Query Language (SQL) - IBM DB2 Rational Database Management System (RDBMS)
  • IBM DB2 Utilities – SQL Processing Using File Input (SPUFI), Query Management Facility (QMF)
  • Job Control Language (JCL) – z/OS
  • Z/OS Mainframe Utilities – IEBGENER, IEFBR14, SYNCSORT, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of Healthcare
  • Proficient in Waterfall and Agile SDLC methodologies.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to communicate with customers, support personnel, application development personnel and management
  • Ability to work in a team environment with multiple team members, as well as productively as an individual.


  • Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS), related claims and ancillary transaction processing
  • Knowledge of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) - HIPAA X12 5010 and NCPDP D.0
  • COBOL Programming Language
  • IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
  • IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC) Mainframe Source Code Management
  • IBM Rational Quality Manager (RQM) Test Management
  • Familiar with applications developed in Java technologies
  • Knowledgeable in ETL testing using DataStage, Testing Spring Batch Applications, API Testing


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you


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We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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.