Sr. Test Engineer (remote)

Clearance Level
Test Engineering
Remote, Based in USA
Remote, Based in District of Columbia
Martinsburg, Pennsylvania
Remote, Based in Virginia

REQ#: RQ102945

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is looking for a Test Engineer to support the National Institute of Health (NIH), National Heart Lung and Blood Institute’s( NHLBI) software portfolio. You will be responsible for contributing across the software life-cycle, with an emphasis on testing. This role requires an understanding of software requirements and the ability to validate those requirements through testing.  You will apply Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) approaches to align analysis and testing activities. 

Position is expected to remain remote but you should live within commuting distance to the client site in Bethesda, MD.


  • Capture and express requirements with a variety of techniques, including BDD-style specifications, API specifications, user stories, use cases and mockups
  • Conduct interviews and studies with product owners, users and other stakeholders to identify candidate requirements
  • Analyze existing systems interfaces and documents.
  • Develop Test Plans
  • Design and develop test and testing requirements for products, systems, software and/or related technology using independent judgement
  • Create and update automated tests
  • Conduct quality assurance and design performance tests using established testing procedures
  • Provide troubleshooting for highly complex testing errors and streamline testing procedures
  • Describe and execute test cases
  • Collaborate with the team on agile activities including to estimation, iterative planning and retrospectives
  • Manage the flow of development from idea to release



  • Bachelors Degree (or equivalent) in a related technical discipline and eight years experience
  •  Prior experience with testing system behavior using behavior-driven development (BDD), specification by example or similar approach
  • Experience testing functional and non-functional requirements of software systems
  • Minimum of three years of experience with automated software testing and developing automated tests
  • Must be able to obtain a NIH Public Trust


This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

The likely salary range for this position is $81,600 - $122,400, 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.

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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.