Senior Software Test Engineer (Automation)

Clearance Level
Test Engineering
Menands, New York

REQ#: RQ122007

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 Test Engineer Senior (Automation) 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 Test Engineer Senior supporting the eMedNY Systems Integration Team, you will be trusted to building automation tests, to ensure the quality of NYS Medicaid system. Our ideal candidate will have experience with various automation testing frameworks, a strong understanding of software testing best practices, have an in-depth knowledge of NYS Medicaid and a good understanding of core Java and a passion for quality. 

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Design, develop, and implement automated test plans, test scripts, and automation testing techniques using JAVA and COTS automation tools to ensure the quality of software products.
  • Create Agile/SCRUM testing techniques in the context of a collaborative, team-based environment.
  • Implement and identify innovative tools, frameworks, automation, and utilities to increase velocity while maintaining and improving quality standards.
  • Apply technical, Medicaid business and quality skills to assess product and code health, implement modern testing approaches and prevent production defects.
  • Help establish a highly collaborative environment that values speed and quality, and perform feature development within sprints to support the high company standards.
  • Perform API level testing.
  • Actively participate in agile meetings with product and program management.
  • Have a proactive attitude and a willingness to “go the extra mile” to get the job done.
  • Implement scripts and SQL queries for testing databases, while understanding the context.
  • Create end-to-end System Integration test cases, to use as a design for developing regression automated tests.


  • Bachelors' Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Engineering, Business (or related field of study)
  • Five (5) years of experience with one or more of the following tools including Eclipse, Postman and strong hands on experience developing automation frameworks using Selenium (keyword driven/data driven), Cucumber
  • Two (2) years of experience using SCRUM/Agile, and comfortable working with groups in 2/4 week sprints
  • Expertise on object-oriented programming concepts, patterns, Java collections, markup languages such XML, JSON
  • Experience developing automation scripts using Rest Assured API framework.
  • Excellent understanding of the Agile software testing process and lifecycle, from smoke test, to integration to production deployment
  • Strong organization and time management skills while working in a rapid software development environment.
  • Must be able to identify and learn new technologies quickly.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.


  • Microfocus Silk4J/SilkCentral, IBM’s Quality Manager and IBM CLM preferred
  • Knowledgeable about executing JCLs on mainframe tools.


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.