Test Engineer - Remote

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General Dynamics Information Technology

Delivering consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community.

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Type of Requisition:


Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:


Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:



Public Trust/Other Required:

BI Full 6C (T4)

Job Family:

Test Engineering

Job Qualifications:


Docker (Software), Java Web Services, Web Development



5 + years of related experience

US Citizenship Required:


Job Description:

Contract requires US Citizenship.

GDIT, a Federal marketplace leader in next-generation IT solutions and professional services, is seeking highly qualified and motivated IT professionals like you who are eager to contribute to our critical Homeland Security missions. For the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM), GDIT will perform software development and application enhancements on the Mission Systems Lifecycle Support (MSLS) contract using Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Kanban and DevSecOps processes. GDIT is excited to offer you a unique opportunity to join an Agile Program utilizing CI/CD pipeline to support one our nation’s most critical homeland missions – the storage and processing of biometric and associated biographic information for national security, law enforcement, immigration and border management, intelligence, background investigations, and associated testing, training, management reporting, planning and analysis.

GDIT is seeking a highly motivated Test Engineer to join our growing team to test and support our mission-critical applications for our DHS customer.  The successful candidate will provide support and technical advice during conceptualization, development, and implementation phases to transform requirements to working solutions. This includes involvement with users to define system scope and objectives, as well as writing and executing test cases. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Write and execute test scenarios and test cases using JIRA application
  • Ability to automate test cases
  • Provide support and technical advice throughout Agile sprint cycles
  • Validate enhancements to existing system in addition to coordinating with other QA and tester personnel
  • Experience with scrum/agile project lifecycle approach to software development
  • Able to work closely with counterparts in a cross-functional, Agile team setting, to understand product needs and implement the right tests
  • Understands the importance of data as to analyze reported issues, inform severity of defects, inform the priority of tests

Required Skills / Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • DHS HQ EOD required to start; must be able to obtain DHS HQ Final Suitability
  • BS or equivalent + 8 yrs related experience
  • Experience with testing Java Web Services / Spring Boot / Java EE
  • Experience with testing Web Development / UI Frameworks / HTML / JavaScript
  • Experience with Windows Desktop client testing such as C# / .NET, WPF, XAML
  • Experience with testing Java Web Services / Spring Boot / Java EE / Angular
  • Experience with Web Development / UI Frameworks / HTML / JavaScript
  • Experience with Oracle DB / PostgreSQL DB / MySQL

Desired Skills / Qualifications:

  • BS in computer science or information systems field of study
  • Experience in Agile and DevOps methodologies
  • Experience implementing and configuring DevOps solutions
  • Experience with querying databases using SQL
  • Experience in SQL and SQL*Plus
  • Experience with Docker, JBOSS, Postgres, NodeJS
  • Knowledge or experience with capturing devices (fingerprint scanner, iris/face camera etc.)
  • Proven track record as a self-learner keeping current with the latest techniques including automated testing and continuous integration
  • Experience in Jira to support configuration management in an Agile environment
  • Certification in SAFe, SCRUM or Kanban

The likely salary range for this position is $88,275 - $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.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Travel Required:


Telecommuting Options:


Work Location:

Any Location / Remote

Additional Work Locations:

Total Rewards at GDIT:

Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes a variety of medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401(k) plan offering the ability to contribute both pre and post-tax dollars up to the IRS annual limits and receive a company match. To encourage work/life balance, GDIT offers employees full flex work weeks where possible and a variety of paid time off plans, including vacation, sick and personal time, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement and jury duty leave. GDIT typically provides new employees with 15 days of paid leave per calendar year to be used for vacations, personal business, and illness and an additional 10 paid holidays per year. Paid leave and paid holidays are prorated based on the employee’s date of hire. The GDIT Paid Family Leave program provides a total of up to 160 hours of paid leave in a rolling 12 month period for eligible employees. To ensure our employees are able to protect their income, other offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness and business travel and accident insurance are provided or available. We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.

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.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation’s most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.

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.
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Tags: Agile Business Intelligence C CI/CD Clearance Cloud Computer Science DevOps DevSecOps Docker Java JavaScript Jira Kanban MySQL Node.js Oracle PostgreSQL Scrum SQL Windows

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Competitive pay Health care Insurance Medical leave Parental leave Startup environment

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States

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