System Test Engineer | Secret clearance

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Test Engineering
Point Magu, California
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Software Testing Process

Testing Methodology

Test Planning

Writing Test Plans

REQ#: RQ159570
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
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

Transform technology into opportunity as a Systems Test Engineer with GDIT. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

Our work depends on a Systems Test Engineer joining our ECSEL team onsite at Point Mugu, CA.

  • Participate in systems requirements discussions and Engineering Design Reviews to help drive systems design and the implementation of test methodologies and guidelines

  • Review technical architecture documents, design and user documentation, product specifications and requirements; identify documentation defects and suggest corrections

  • Determine resource and equipment needs for systems integration and test; provide labor and schedule estimates for product support; prioritize tasking to support customer schedules

  • Develop systems and software test procedures, write test plans, and create test cases based on requirements and design documentation

  • Participate in system installation and configuration; diagnose, analyze, and solve problems discovered during system setup and developmental testing

  • Execute systems tests to verify design and requirements implementation to include quick-look, functional, regression, and scenario-based testing

  • Assess compliance with requirements, design goals, security, systems performance, and usability; identify systems and software defects and analyze their causes

  • Document hardware and software systems malfunctions and defects using a bug tracking system; report defects to systems developers; track, test, and report on defect resolution

  • Run Systems Engineering Review Boards to discuss, analyze, and disposition reported defects

  • Assess systems, project, and schedule risks and help develop mitigation plans

  • Write comprehensive test reports documenting test results and systems anomalies; provide end-user suitability recommendations; manage the test reports through the approval process; draft supporting documentation capturing the entire test effort

  • Prepare, execute, and evaluate enhanced developmental test events involving end-user participation

  • Work at the customer's site with government personnel to ensure program success 

  • Security Clearance Level: Active Secret

  • Required Experience: 2+ years

  • Education: BS/BA Degree

  • Location: Onsite at Point Mugu, CA

  • US Citizenship Required


  • 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

2 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $76,500 - $103,500. 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.