Software Quality Assurance Specialist/Applications Tester – TS/SCI + Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
IT Quality Assurance
Herndon, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Process Development (PD)

Software Development Process

Test Case Design

REQ#: RQ146573
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Discover a career that is challenging, impactful, and mission-critical. Join our team as a Software Quality Assurance Specialist/Applications Tester and make an impact on Customer activities. While you help us advance the mission, we’ll help advance your career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Software Quality Assurance Specialist/Applications Tester, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Software Quality Assurance Specialist/Applications Tester joining our team to work with the Customer to have a positive impact on the mission.


  • A successful candidate will work with software engineers and developers in an Agile development environment to test and deploy system upgrades.
  • This position requires a motivated professional with an eagerness to contribute to the team's high-quality deliverables.
  • The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for developing and maintaining test plans and test cases, including functional testing, integration, and regression testing.
  • They will be expected to work cohesively with other IT testers, collaborate with testers from other teams, participate and contribute to peer reviews and actively contribute to process improvements


  • Required Experience and Skills:
    • Experience developing repeatable test procedures, executing test scripts and documenting results.
    • Must be comfortable working with software developers to identify and resolve defects.
    • Ensure new applications and software modifications meet requirements and operate satisfactorily in the system environment
    • Documented experience working with GitHub, JIRA and Confluence.
    • Documented experience meeting with stakeholders, analyzing requirements, user stories and related artifacts, and translating these into test plans and well-defined acceptance criteria.
    • Development and presentation of technical documentation, test cases, test reports, test data sets and other briefing materials to support program status reviews, control gates, and other presentations as directed.
    • Participating in the team’s Agile software development process and adhering to all reporting requirements.
    • Working with other enterprise service programs and other test teams to coordinate integration testing of their capabilities that will be consumed in the final system implementation.
    • Working with other performance and security test teams as appropriate.
    • Experience documenting the successes and failures of all executed test procedures in Sponsor's issue tracking software
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI + Poly
  • Preferred Skills:
    • Demonstrated on-the-job experience testing web-based applications developed using technologies such as: Java or J2EE.
    • Demonstrated on-the-job test automation or software development experience with at least two automated test tool (Selenium web driver preferred, similar tools accepted).
  • Location: On Site


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays







Work Requirements
Years of Experience

0 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

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.