Software Engineer Senior

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Software Engineering
McLean, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Test Case Design

Test Scripts

REQ#: RQ166288
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Software Engineer Senior

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Software Engineer Senior at GDIT. Here, you’ll tailor cutting-edge solutions to the unique requirements of our clients. With a career in application development, you’ll make the end user’s experience your priority and we’ll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Software Engineer Senior you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Software Engineer Senior joining our team to focus on verifying developed software meets the specified requirements and produces the desired result(s), ensuring any defects are identified and documented. The tester should have polished skills in building test cases based on - use case development methodologies and knowledge/experience in automated testing.


  • Designs, develops, evaluates, plans and tests engineering specifications for software programs and applications.
  • Experience with test-driven development as part of an Agile team Experience using a test automation framework
  • Experience with use of an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for development and execution of test scripts
  • Experience with managing testing for multiple applications during the concurrent development cycles
  • Experience with Regression, Integration, API, or Functional testing
  • Experience developing and managing test plans and cases

● Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
● Required Experience: 3-5 years of related software testing experience
● Required Technical Skills: Demonstrated experience in:

  • JIRA/Confluence/SharePoint
  • Working in a Team Environment
  • Briefing Technical Topics to a Non-Technical Audience

● Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI with Poly
● Required Skills and Abilities: Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies. Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
● Preferred Skills:

  • Develop, perform, and support manual and automated integration and regression testing
  • Perform and support post deployment validation of components
  • Develop and maintain test plans and scripts to identify software problems and causes
  • Provide analysis and recommendation for automation of test suites
  • Develop automated scripts to decrease the time needed to perform testing
  • Develop automated scripts to decrease the likelihood of bugs or unplanned outages
  • Work with applications in a cloud environment
  • Work side by side with project teams on a daily basis to consult with the development and operations teams to test applications
  • Work in a team environment with contractors from multiple companies
  • Participate in formal and informal reviews at pre-determined points throughout the development cycle
  • Participate as a member of the agile development team
  • Write test cases and scenarios
  • Develop and execute test plans, procedures and scenarios for regression, process, functional, systems integration and Agile (deliverable) acceptance testing to ensure new applications and software modifications meet requirements and perform satisfactorily in the systems environments
  • Document the successes and failures of all executed test procedures

● Location: On Customer Site
●US Citizenship Required

● 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


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.