Test Engineer

Clearance Level
Test Engineering
Rockville, Maryland

REQ#: RQ71772

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT is looking for a Test Engineer to support the National Institute of Health (NIH), National Heart Lung and Blood Institute’s( NHLBI) software portfolio. The analyst will deliver innovative solutions for improving the effectiveness, reach, and content of these software solutions, while reducing their technical debt.  You will be responsible for contributing across the software life-cycle, with an emphasis on testing. As such, this role requires a combination of understanding software requirements and to validate the implementation of those requirements through testing.  The Test Engineer will apply behavior-driven development (BDD) approaches to align these analysis and testing activities.  We are in search of someone that has a strong understanding of industry trends and using agile methodologies for incorporating testing as part of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) activities.


  • Capture and express requirements with a variety of techniques including BDD-style specifications, API specifications, user stories, use cases and mockups
  • Conduct interviews and studies with product owners, users and other stakeholders to identify candidate requirements
  • Analyze existing systems interfaces and documents.
  • Describe and execute test cases
  • Collaborate with the team on agile activities including to estimation, iterative planning and retrospectives
  • Manage requirements using a backlog, and collaborate with product-owners to prioritize the backlog
  • Manage the flow of development from idea to release


  • Bachelor's Degree in a related technical discipline and 5 plus years of work experience, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.
  •   Ability to test system behavior using behavior-driven development (BDD), specification by example or similar approach
  • Experience testing functional and non-functional requirements of software systems
  • Experience automating software testing
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.