Quality Assurance Engineer

Clearance Level
IT Quality Assurance
Merrifield, Virginia

REQ#: RQ118574

Travel Required: Less than 10%
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 an opportunity. And our work depends on a Quality Assurance Engineer joining our team to support the United States Postal Service (USPS) activities located in Merrifield, VA.

A Quality Assurance Engineer will be responsible for testing software, hardware, and systems. This role reviews various applications including creating test plans and test cases to verify code and executing tests to verify system conformity to system requirements. This resource will also need to develop cases to address edge cases not specified in the requirements.

GDIT is looking for a Quality Assurance Engineer to perform the following roles and responsibilities that include, but is not limited to:

  • Certified or demonstrates familiarity with ISO 9000 series of standards
  • Functional knowledge of software development lifecycle and best practices, i.e. Agile and Waterfall process.
  • Functional knowledge of test-driven development software processes
  • Functional knowledge of VersionOne, Microsoft Project, and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools.
  • Subject matter expert with SonarQube, Junit, Selenium, Puppeteer, and Unified Functional Testing.
  • Reviews and analyzes requirements, specifications, technical design documents, and supplies constructive feedback.
  • Creates test cases for each user story from the user experience/need perspective.
  • Ability to create and execute testing processes on systems, networks, hardware, and software.
  • Ability to physically perform all the manual testing at locations, facilities where the system, network, or the hardware are located.
  • Ability to safely setup and decommission testing infrastructure.
  • Creates automated testing scripts using Python, Java, JavaScript, or other automated testing programs.
  • Develops detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans and test cases.
  • Prioritizes test cases and plans testing activities.
  • Creates automated testing where possible.
  • Identifies and report issues found.
  • Verifies and documents issue resolutions.
  • Performs regression testing.
  • Performs data analysis and data verification.
  • Ability to deliver frameworks for automated testing within 5 business days of initially soliciting requirements.
  • Ability to deliver test plans and test cases within 2 business days upon completion of requirements solicitation.
  • This role requires considerable standing, bending, walking, pushing, pulling, and climbing. Must have ability to perform moderately strenuous physical labor as unassisted lifting, moving, and carrying of supplies and equipment weighing up to 45 pounds (100 pounds assisted). Must be able to climb/descend stairs and ladders, stoop, bend, kneel, and work in uncomfortable positions.
  • The work involves normal risks or discomforts associated with plant operations, facility management, and/or mechanical systems.
  • Work will perform both indoors and outdoors with potential exposure to extreme weather or temperature conditions. Occasional exposure to dusty or dirty conditions exists when visiting rooms or facilities undergoing repair, maintenance, or renovation.
  • Where available the incumbent will rely on blueprints, manufacturer's instructions, manuals, and maintenance specifications.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Recipient shall have the ability to understand and contribute to finding solutions for both simple as well as complex problems and procedures
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years’ work experience
  • Works on high-visibility, or mission critical aspects of a given program, and performs all functional duties independently
  • Must be able to obtain a Position of Public Trust Clearance – US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)


  • Full-flex work week 
  • 401K with company match 
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career 
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you 
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams 

The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days. We can only accept Green Card Holders or US Citizens for this program.

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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.