Software Test Engineer (SECRET)

Clearance Level
Test Engineering
Fairfax, Virginia

REQ#: RQ108829

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Software Test Engineer to provide test support by assisting with all quality assurance activities for the Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application - Theater (AHLTA-T).

The Software Test Engineer would be creating processes and procedures to ensure the resulting deliverables to the government meet all quality requirements. The ideal candidate will have experience in creating best practices for quality programs in an Agile development environment.  In addition, the Test Engineer will support quality control approaches including tools for automated testing, test plan creation, test plan implementation and a metric-based quantitative approach to monitoring the production of government deliverables. 

This position allows the opportunity to work REMOTE from home during COVID pandemic restrictions. Once it is safe to return to work, and restrictions are lifted, this position will work 100% onsite at the Fairfax, VA location.

In this role, a typical day would include:

  • Reviewing business requirements and technical design documents
  • Creating QA documents (Test Strategies, Test Plans, Test Cases/Results), based on SDLC best practices
  • Executing manual Test Cases
  • Creating and executing automated Test Scripts
  • QA bug fixes and defect resolution, as needed
  • Attending status meetings, team meetings, etc.
  • Preparing status reports (task progress, test execution)
  • Monitoring progress of multiple project team QA efforts, taking corrective action where needed, and report status


  • Bachelors degree in a related area, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience
  • 3+ years of experience in the field
  • Active secret clearance


  • Experience in the healthcare industry
  • Security + certification
  • 3+ years of experience developing and executing application software test strategies, test plans and test cases, and leading small test teams
  • 3+ years of experience in automated testing tools and QA management tools
  • 3+ years of experience in load testing methodologies
  • Experience in VA (Vista) or DoD electronic health records
  • Healthcare application development experience is a plus
  • Experience with SDLC/testing methodologies and how to apply them
  • Ability to manage the SDLC/testing processes for an Agile team/project
  • Experience in managing/coordinating QA processes across multiple project teams
  • Experienced in Agile Development Project or Projects
  • Tools: TestRail, RWEB, Jira, VMWare


  • 401K with company match
  • Customizable health benefits packages
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.