PersMod Software Test Engineer

Clearance Level
Software Development
Not Applicable, Virginia

REQ#: RQ72483

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

Join General Dynamics IT and be a part of the team of men and women that solve some of the world’s most complex technical challenges. The Navy’s Personnel Modernization (PersMod) team is seeking a Test Engineer to support the further development of an Authoritative Data Environment (ADE 2.0). This position may be supported from New Orleans, LA, or remotely.

  • Performs analysis of documented user requirements and directs or assists in the design of test plans in support of those requirements for complex software/hardware applications. 

  • Reviews user application system requirements documentation; designs, defines and documents unit and application test plans; Transforms test plans into test scripts and executes those scripts. 

  • May participate in all phases of risk management assessment and software/hardware development under the direction of a Senior Test Engineer. 

  • Responsible for ensuring proper execution of test scripts and documentation of test results in test logs or defect tracking systems. 

  • Responsible for ensuring that the test designs and documentation support all applicable client, agency or industry standards, time lines and budgets.

  • Responsible for the development of test data to be used in performing the required tests. 

  • Ensures conclusions and recommendations are fully supported by test results, and managers are fully informed of testing status and any deviations from documented user requirements.

  • Assists in the analysis of test results, document, conclusions and makes recommendations as supported by such analysis.

  • Work with both the Agile and Waterfall methodologies and be a part of multiple Scrum teams as needed to support the project.

  • Ability to clearly and concisely describe in written form, software problems and anomalies.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, training and work experience.

  • 3+ years of software test experience

  • Preferred Certification:  Certified Tester, Foundation Level (CTFL), ASTQB

  • Secret clearance


  • Experience w with Inbound/Outbound Interface files and database validation

  • Direct understanding Navy-HR MPT&E business processing.

  • Oracle database and the PL/SQL programming language to develop queries, view, and packages as needed.

  • Understanding Serena Dimensions or version control and release management systems

  • AWS Cloud Services

  • CA DevTest

  • Tableau

  • Axon

  • API testing


  • Working Knowledge and experience with the Navy’s MPT&E personnel systems.

  • CA DevTest programming and implementation

  • Serena Dimensions configuration management and release management

  • MS Project

  • MS Access

  • MS Excel

  • MS Visio

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.