Systems Assurance Tester

Clearance Level
Test Engineering
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ62440

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is in immediate need of a Systems Assurance Tester.   The GDIT team supporting System Assurance Testing (SAT) is responsible for planning and conducting quality assurance activities to ensure software fixes and enhancements meet system requirements, are defect free, and do not introduce a vulnerability into the environment.  Each SAT tester is responsible for managing their project and completing their SAT planning and deliverables.  Being able to bring experience, insights and best practices with the testing lifecycle will enable the individual to demonstrate value to both the project teams and the client.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent Information Technology major with at least 5-6 years’ experience in a related field. Relevant experience can be substituted for qualifications.

Security+  required


Ensure that deliverables from the System Engineers and Developers meet required objectives by conducting systems assurance testing as determined by the project plan.

End to End System Assurance for all phases of the project performing audits on various PMP identified artifacts are appropriately generated and delivered.

Review requirements for testability and employ system analysis techniques to translate system requirements specifications into test cases/scenarios that ensure all the assigned subset requirements are part of the system to be delivered and that these requirements operate correctly. Inspect projects for compliance with relevant standards as defined by our client and Federal regulations. Conduct the bulk of your testing activities independently.

Develop test plans and develop test cases and automated test scripts using automated test tools and manual methods. Conduct testing activities for subsets of complex systems and subsystems. In addition, the candidate will develop provide a program-level Test and Evaluation Master Plan. The plans shall define the methods, scenarios, personnel, facilities, and other resources that will be used for testing.

The Candidate shall provide SAT Test Plans as needed for new engineering and development efforts as well as legacy systems.  The SAT Test Plans shall define in detail the methods, scenarios, personnel, facilities, and other resources that provide automated system integration testing activities, such as performance testing and functional testing.

Generate problem and change reports, communicate orally and in writing with the test lead and developers, and ensure the corrective action for these problem and change reports operates correctly.

Desired Skillsets

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or similar technical degree
  • 5+ years of IT experience
  • 5+ years of experience Systems Assurance Testing in a similar environment
  • Strong analytical and communication skills are required 
  • Experience in Functional Testing, Integration Testing, Systems Testing, User Acceptance Testing and Regression test phases in an Agile environment
  • Experience in 508 compliance test execution and documentation using tools such as JAWS
  • Must possess automated testing experience on both Web front end and back end systems, and run test validations at various levels including DB validation, rules validation, logging validation, and GUI validation
  • Must have generated Test Cases, Test Plans and other testing related documentation
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of fundamental concepts of Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Delivery (CD), Automated Testing (Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) and backend)
  • Providing expertise in Scrum Team estimation of stories and sizing effort to include the representation of the test automation and engagement with Continuous Integration (CI)
  • Experience with testing ETLs
  • Knowledge of SQL structures and data designs; must be able to write and run queries on SQL Server databases
  • Experience with TFS is a plus
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.