Cerner Test Engineer - Remote

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


Electronic Health Records (EHR)

End-to-End Testing

Test Engineering

Test Scripts

REQ#: RQ143163
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

 We are GDIT. As one of the largest IT and mission services providers to the government, we own our opportunities to better enable healthcare organizations to identify theirs.

You can make GDIT your place. You make it your own by turning obstacles into action. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll play an important role in providing the technologies and services that millions of healthcare professionals depend on, every day. Our work depends on a Cerner Test Engineer joining our team to support Federal EHR HIT Modernization program activities. This a remoted-based role.  Candidate must live in the U.S.

At GDIT, we put our people first. As a Cerner Test Engineer supporting Electronic Health Record (EHR) modernization program, you will be trusted to manage, and execute tasks related to the creation of the test strategy, test design, development and prioritization of test cases, test scripts, and test data and leadership and management of the testing team. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Facilitate testing across overall project including Testing Strategy, Testing deliverables (Test Plans, Test Execution, Test Reports etc)
  • Help development of a Master Test Plan that will document processes associated with test design, test traceability, test execution (e.g., white box, black box) and the tools used for a large and complex, COTS implementation effort
  • Design, develop, evaluate, prioritize and update test scenarios, test plans and test procedures as necessary
  • Coordinate testing activities among multiple stakeholders for various testing activities on the program.
  • Work closely with project managers and other stakeholders to understand product specifics and create corresponding test strategies
  • Develop, implement, and report status for system test cases for testing. Analyze test cases and provide regular progress reports.
  • Create documentation for tracking, prioritization and resolution of issues detected while testing
  • Serve as subject matter specialist providing testing know-how for the support of user requirements of complex to highly complex software/hardware applications.
  • Develop executable test procedures for interface testing, device integration, data migration testing, regression testing, and other areas as required by the project.
  • Create testing estimates, define metrics to track completion phase, defect reports, defect prevention, development efficiency and quality
  • Write detailed test cases with expected results for various scenarios including positive and negative testing
  • Execute testing on both frontend systems and backend systems (Interfaces, cronjobs, etc)


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electronics engineering, or other engineering or technical discipline with more than 2 years of experience
  • At least 2 years of experience in developing test strategies, plans, and scripts
  • Experience in backend and frontend testing including interface testing and data migration testing
  • Experience with Cerner EHR or equivalent EHR product implementations
  • Understanding of testing and evaluation of IT projects in the Federal government
  • The successful candidate must be able to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the year, at times if needed.


    • Understanding of testing and evaluation of IT projects in the Federal government, including familiarity with the Enterprise Project Lifecycle (EPLC).  
    • Experience with a broad range of tools to include ALM, Rational Quality Manager, Jira and Version One
    • Experience with Cerner device integration testing
    • Must be able to analyze requirements for testability, review technical documentation to understand project architecture, and ensure traceability between various testing artifacts
    • Experience with integration testing and verifying system/component log files for errors and warnings
    • Experience with HL7 Interface Standards (Version 2.x/Version 3.x/FHIR) including a good understanding and experience in design and implementation of testing artifacts for interface testing where HL7 was the primary standard being used.
    • Ability to examine and verify data transfer between components
    • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple tasks if necessary, handle changing priorities, be detail oriented, and able to work independently
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills


    • Work visa sponsorship will not be provided for this position.  / Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Level 5 clearance.


    • 401K with company match
    • Customizable health benefits packages
    • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
    • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you


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    Work Requirements
    Years of Experience

    2 + years of related experience

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

    Travel Required


    Salary and Benefit Information

    The likely salary range for this position is $60,549 - $101,109, 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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    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.