Software Quality Assurance Specialist/Applications Tester, with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
IT Quality Assurance
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ96015

Travel Required: 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 that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Software Quality Assurance Specialist/Application Tester joining our team to support Government activities at Chantilly.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Software Quality Assurance Specialist/Application Tester supporting the customer, you will be trusted to actively work with a team in both development and O&M environment, developing and implementing quality control methodologies to ensure compliance with quality assurance standards, guidelines, and procedures in a large computer-based organization. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Work with a team developing and implementing quality control methodologies.
    • Develop and execute software test plans in order to identify software problems and their causes.
  • Establish and maintain a process for evaluating hardware, software, and associated documentation and/or assists in the evaluation.
  • Conduct and/or participates in formal and informal reviews at pre-determined points throughout the development life cycle.
  • Monitoring bug resolution efforts and tracking successes.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years related experience.
  • Technical Skills: Agile Testing, Automation Testing, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Database or SQL Testing Tools & Techniques and Project management.
  • Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively execute its mission.
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust.

Design and implement advanced testing plans for IT related products and services

Identify test procedures and scenarios for the quality control of IT products and services

Provide cross functional support to help resolve defects and errors of IT products

Assesses performance of IT products and services to ensure they meet established quality standards

Leads the collection and communication of quantitative and qualitative findings from test results to various IT teams

Resolve highly complex product issues and track progress

Identify areas for improvement to enhance product efficiency

Ensure that the final product satisfies the product requirements and meet end-user expectations

Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology and trends in IT quality assurance. Provides advanced guidance and leadership to less-experienced personnel

May serve as a team or task leader (Not a people manager)

Recognized as an emerging subject matter expert

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 10+ years of experience


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.