Senior Test Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Test Engineering
Columbia, Maryland

REQ#: RQ67099

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

Join General Dynamic Information Technology’s (GDIT’s) Defense Division to provide Test Engineering services for an exciting new Cloud Service Offering contract.  As a Senior Test Engineer you will be responsible for planning and executing lab and production tests for Enterprise IT services. 

Candidate will oversee the creation of test plans and scripts for various testing environment. Coordinate the effort of subordinates test staff, developers, and engineers, and authorizes the appropriate test requirement. Identify potential software and hardware shortfalls and risks, and prepare mitigation strategies. Research and evaluate new testing technologies. Collaborate with subordinate test engineers to isolate and fix any bottlenecks in application/system performance and functionality. Prepare reports to convey the results and test findings to senior technologists and other stakeholders. Make recommendations to optimize software and hardware configurations based on test results and findings. Support the development of Government test and evaluation documentation e.g., Test & Evaluation (T&E) Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, Event Test Plans, Test Readiness Assessments, and T&E Reports. Conduct research into and apply knowledge of Government test and evaluation concepts and related engineering, acquisition, and operations activities as needed to support the T&E activities. Coordinate with program Systems Engineering (SE) and review T&E-related SE information to leverage functional analysis, system.


  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field and 6+ years of Test Engineering experience to include 3+ years of Cloud Service experience; additional experience / certifications may be considered in place of education

  • Active DoD Top Secret and SCI Eligibility

  • DevOps expertise and proven experience planning and executing lab and production testing for critical IT systems

  • Expertise of information technology principles, methods, and techniques as well as knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment

  • Expertise in DoD Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide (CC-SRG) and SCCA Architectures including Cloud Access Point (CAP) architectures

  • Experience with MS Office 365 or Azure Testing and Migration

  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, growth-focused environment

  • Ability to motivate teams to perform exceptionally over long stretches of time and in challenging situations

  • CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification

  • Able to travel 5-10% to VA/MD/DC area

Additional Desired Skills or Experience:

  • Expertise in cloud service delivery models

  • Experience with managed service delivery models

  • Experience with hybrid and cloud service delivery models

  • MCSE, Azure, Office 365 or Equivalent Certifications

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.