Software Quality Assurance Manager

Clearance Level
IT Quality Assurance
Rockville, Maryland
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Quality Assurance (QA)

Software Quality

Testing Strategies

Test Planning

REQ#: RQ175041
Public Trust: MBI (T2)
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Software Quality Assurance Manager

Work with cutting-edge applications that help advance the mission of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) as a Software Quality Assurance Manager at GDIT. Your work will have you fully immersed in our client’s domain in order to deliver simple solutions for their complex needs. At GDIT, you’ll prioritize the client while we prioritize your career.  

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Software Quality Assurance Manager supporting NIAID in Rockville, MD, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Software Quality Assurance Manager joining our team to ensuring the quality and reliability of the software solutions we deliver to enable our client’s mission of seeking fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.


  • Oversee the work of QA team members and provide guidance and training to ensure compliance with QA standards, federal regulations and customer specifications
  • Meet with Project Teams, federal clients and end users to gather and analyze product requirements and functional specifications to develop test plans and the QA test schedule
  • Develop, manage, and execute test plans and test cases based on business requirements and technical specifications
  • Support software quality deliverables and risk management throughout the software development lifecycle process
  • Lead or co-lead the root cause analysis process for software defects
  • Conduct quality data collection, analysis, and interpretation.
  • Participate in Agile software development activities and drive process improvements.
  • Collaborate with other contractor teams as well as engineering leaders, QA engineers and release engineers
  • Participate in pre-production software quality checking, test strategies, test plans, and test cases, test automation strategy and security vulnerability assessment.
  • Create and manage automated tests and oversee all test automation processes for custom developed applications
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align software QA strategies with business objectives and project plans.
  • Prepare and submit weekly and monthly QA Status Reports to management and Federal Client
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of QA practices.


  • Education: BS or equivalent degree in a technical field
  • Experience: 6+ years of experience with 2 or more in a supervisory role 
  • Technical skills: Experience with Azure Test Plans, Azure DevOps, Static Analysis tools, Security testing tools, 508 testing
  • Security clearance level: Must be able to obtain an NIH Public Trust
  • Skills and abilities: Able to work with development teams to work across the life-cycle so teams can consistently deliver high-quality software. Able to think systemically about how the software is built to guide those systems to be most effective.
  • Location: Hybrid/Rockville, MD

***Selected candidate must be relatively local to the Rockville, MD area for

regular onsite meetings***


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you build your skills and 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 10 company-paid holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

6 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required


Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $110,500 - $149,500. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.