Clearance Level
Test Engineering
West Des Moines, Iowa

REQ#: RQ84568

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 rusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Test Engineer joining our team. THIS IS REMOTE BASED ROLE


  • Work closely with the leadership team on a large, complex program involving numerous, integrated software products
  • Define and maintain test plans and test specifications for functional and automated regression, and performance testing
  • Ensure the overall quality of all aspects complex software system, including data, APIs, and web application
  • Identify gaps in test approach, strategize on a plan to fill the gaps, and then execute that plan
  • Design and maintain automated test scripts covering fundamental front and backend functions in the application
  • Work with IT Developers to improve automated testing where possible
  • Create manual test cases and validation of automation failures
  • Create and manage defects through the product life cycle
  • Generate test reports and traceability matrices
  • Translate high-level business requirements into test scenarios
  • Assist in keeping application specifications accurate and up to date
  • Perform service-level testing on an as-needed basis
  • Work closely with engineering teams to discuss risk and risk mitigation


  • Candidate must reside in the United States
  • 5+ years of experience in a software testing role
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies and tools
  • Hands-on experience with different types of testing (System, Regression, Smoke, Performance, , Stress, Load, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience with database management software (MySQL, Robo 3T, PLSQL), database query experience. Ability to write moderate to complex SQL queries
  • Experience in writing and executing test cases, analyzing and interpreting test results, and ability to identify, record, and track defects
  • Experience in test data generation and maintenance
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office (especially Excel)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking, attention to detail, and analytical skills
  • Good organizational, interpersonal, and analytic capabilities.
  • Knowledge on automated testing framework implementation and maintenance.
  • Hands-on experience testing and debugging web-based software including use of in-browser development tools
  • Hands-on experience with API testing tool such as Postman, Insomnia or Paw
  • Hands-on experience with front end automation tools such as Cypress or Selenium
  • Solid understanding of Software Configuration Management concepts and methodologies
  • Proficient in at least one source control tool (Git)
  • Proficient in at least one issue tracking tool (JIRA)
  • Proficient in at least one test management tool (TestRail, Quality Center)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Working knowledge and experience with jmeter and Unified Functional Testing- UFT (former Quick Test Pro -QTP) is a plus.
  • Experience in micro-services based Architecture and messaging protocols preferred
  • UNIX experience preferred
  • Knowledge of relational database concepts and good SQL skills preferred
  • Flexible and willing to accept a change in priorities as necessary

Nice to Have

  • Experience working in the healthcare industry
  • Federal Government contracting work experience
  • Prior experience working remotely full-time


  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Social Science or other related analytical, scientific, or technical disciplines
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.