ICAM Test Engineer / Technical Writer | Secret clearance

Clearance Level
Test Engineering
Remote, Based in the USA
Key Skills For Success

Regression Testing

Software Testing

Test Execution

Test Scripts

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

REQ#: RQ147259
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Transform technology into opportunity as a Test Engineer / Technical Writer with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. Our work depends on our Test Engineer / Technical Writer joining our Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) program. 

As a Test Engineer / Technical Writer you will be part of a team of testers and technical writers to write test cases, write technical documentation, and conduct test events to validate the configuration, operation, and documentation of deployed capability to ensure deliverables adhere to company and customer quality standards. Additional tasks associated with the discipline of testing and technical writing also apply, as applicable to the scheduled work. The right candidate will also be considered for additional Team Lead responsibilities. 

This position is 100% remote.


  • Develop and implement efficient and effective testing strategies, test conditions and test scripts for projects.

  • Develop and execute test plans, test cases, scripts, and create test data for Agile Software Development team; including functional, integration, regression, data integrity and stress testing as well as assisting with user acceptance test events.

  • Identify gaps and deficiencies in business requirements, technical specifications, designs and testing documentation for completeness and testability.

  • Track defects and reporting key metrics for proactively identifying areas for improvement (such as performance, security (data integrity), and reliability of the system)

  • Decompose requirements into detailed test cases for functional and regression test execution.

  • Prepare reports to convey the results and test findings to senior technologists and other stakeholders, such as end-user testers.

  • Leverage experience with different software testing types and methods to support Agile Software Development

  • Edit functional descriptions, system specifications, user manuals, special reports, or any other customer deliverables or document, conducting research and ensuring the use of proper technical terminology,

  • Translate technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel

  • Apply public-speaking skills to conduct and lead User Acceptance Testing meetings and events with end-user communities.

  • Apply verbal and written communication skills with internal and external audiences.

  • Work with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials.

  • Actively manage functional area risks and issues to close technical gaps.


  • Security Clearance Level: Active Secret clearance at minimum

  • Required Experience: 3+ years of Test Engineering and Technical Writing experience.

  • Required Certification: CompTIA Security+ CE

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

  • Required Technical Skills: Experience with Agile project management tools, such as Jira. Experience with test management tools, such as Zephyr. Experience implementing test tools to support automation and performance testing. Experience coordinating the setup of test environments for all planned test execution activities. Experience managing the change processes such as build promotions to Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT) and Production environments. Technical proficiency with SQL including the ability to create queries to validate data integrity and other data constraints. Experience implementing testing and configuration management methodologies to support continuous integration

  • Required Skills and Abilities: Solid communications skills, both written and verbal. College-level writing ability, error-free attention to detail. Attention to detail is a must. Able to see how a single puzzle piece fits within the bigger picture. Able to create, discuss and explain technical documentation. Able to speak in small-group settings with internal and external audiences. Have the right soft skills to be part of the ICAM Team: Be a self-starter, have a positive approach to problems, provide innovative solutions to problems, anticipate the customer’s needs, be an effective communicator, be a leader of self and others, be an influencer of positive change and progress, commit to driving projects to completion on/ahead of time in a fast-moving environment

  • Location: Remote


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home

  • 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

3 + years of related experience

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


CompTIA - Security+ CE - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $84,000 - $126,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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 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.