Software Quality Assurance Specialist/Applications Tester, with Polygraph

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

REQ#: RQ88960

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 joining our team to support Government activities at Herndon, VA.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Mission Software Quality Assurance Specialist supporting the customer, you will be trusted analyze internal and external customer needs.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Conducting assessments/audits and providing recommendations and support to ensure the customer’s web pages and applications are compliant with all required government standards.
  • Responsibilities are, but not limited to:
  • Develop and document internal processes for web design, development, and testing to ensure compliance with Section 508 requirements and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
  • Conduct in-depth Section 508/WCAG compliance assessments via manual reviews and using automated test tools and assistive technologies.
  • Compile reports concerning failures in Section 508/WCAG compliance and ways to remediate.
  • Review Section 508/WCAG compliance defects with developers and discuss possible resolutions.
  • Monitor resolution of Section 508/WCAG compliance violations.
  • Provide expert advice to other teams testing web pages and applications for Section 508/WCAG compliance.
  • Assist project teams with understanding how Section 508 and accessibility activities fit within the project life cycle.
  • Partner with project leads and requirements analysts to help them appropriately document and deliver against requirements for Section 508/WCAG compliance.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest Section 508/WCAG testing and automated tool information.
  • Provide consultative support across the team for Section 508/WCAG compliance information.
  • Team player and a self-starter.
  • Provides unit testing in the development environment in order to create test cases.
  • Experience with System Integration & Regression testing.
  • Experience using Windows, FireFox, IE, MS Office, and JIRA.
  • Familiarity with Agile Development best practices.
  • 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
  • Collect and communicate quantitative and qualitative findings from test results to various IT teams
  • Resolve 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 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


  • 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  years related experience.
  • Experience with Katalon, Jenkins, SonarQube and other automated testing frameworks as well as knowledge and/or experience using or developing Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CICD) pipelines.
  • Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 8+ years of experience


  • 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.



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.