Test Engineer Senior

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Test Engineering
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Software Testing Process

Testing Methodology

Test Planning

Writing Test Plans

REQ#: RQ173486
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Test Engineer Sr supporting the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) Software Engineering Center (SEC), IEW&S Directorate Sensors and Mission Division (SMED. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

Provide system/software engineering support to U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) Software Engineering Center (SEC), IEW&S Directorate Sensors and Mission Division (SMED) to maintain mission continuity, provide a world-class sustainment workforce focused on current and future Warfighter requirements, provide software solutions and services for present and future customers, and maintain Army field readiness with Post-Production Software Support (PPSS) and Post Deployment Software Support (PDSS).

This support is for the following systems:

  • Biometric Automated Toolset Army (BAT-A)
  • Distributed Common Ground System-Army (DCGS-A) OGS SIPR
  • Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS)
  • Guardrail Common Sensor (GRCS)
  • Husky Mounted Detection System
  • Long-Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System (LRAS3)
  • Second Generation Forward Looking Infrared (SGF)
  • Small Tactical Radar Lightweight (STARLite)


  • Define, document, analyze, perform, and interpret developmental tests for new and/or modified products or product components
  • Investigate and resolve operational problems in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel 
  • Provide technical support and advice to other engineering groups.
  • Guide and direct lower level personnel on the set-up and performance of tests 
  • Act as liaison with outside suppliers in establishing or modifying specifications for purchased items
  • Devise and apply testing procedures for parts or sub-assemblies received from outside vendors
  • Participate in the development, maintenance and refinement of internal quality control and reliability programs.  Test engineer (or similar job title) in the functional area to which assigned


  • Education: BA/BS Electronics Engineering or any other Scientific or Technical discipline. Four Additional years of applicable experience with appropriate certifications may be substituted for the degree                       
  • Required Experience: 8+ years of related experience
  • Certifications: For 8140 compliance - CCSP
  • Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI
  • Location: Hybrid
  • US Citizenship Required


  • 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 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

8 + years of related experience

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


CCSP: Certified Cloud Security Professional - (ISC)2

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $80,226 - $133,973. 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.
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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.