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Software Testing Engineer

Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Location: Livermore
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

**Type of Requisition:** Regular**Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:** Top Secret**Job Family:** Test EngineeringAt GDIT, people are our differentiator. We are looking for a Software Testing Engineer to support the VA T4NG Consolidated Corporate Support Services (CCSS) program serving our Department of Veterans Affairs Corporate Portfolio clients across the entire U.S. CCSS is in the contract start-up phase. The award is a Base Period, with three additional one-year option periods that can be exercised. This project will strives to provide high quality, effective, and efficient Information Technology (IT) services to those responsible for providing care to the Veterans at the point-of-care as well as throughout all the points of the Veterans' health care in an effective, timely and compassionate manner.The ideal Software Testing Engineer will have experience in the coordination and execution of test events in accordance with approved test plans, procedures and scripts. This includes having knowledge and skills to ensure that test environments are set up accurately as well as the ability to create test reports. Having experience testing various different items is a plus (IT hardware, software, systems and networks).**RESPONSIBILITIES** :+ Develops and executes test plans, test cases, and test procedures to ensure that all information systems products and services meet organization standards and end-user requirements.+ Develops test schedule and testing approach.+ Writes test cases and scripts and identifies data for test scenarios.+ Conducts a walkthrough on test case/script with Test Managers, Requirement Leads, Project Managers, and Development Leads.+ Performs and leads tests of software and/or IT systems to ensure proper operation and freedom from defects.+ Performs verification activities on work products using defined methods, procedures, and criteria with an appropriate verification environment.+ Documents and communicates test results. Supports analysis of test results and resolution of open issues.+ Documents and works to resolve all complex problems. Reports progress on problem resolution to management.+ Devises improvements to current procedures and develops models of possible future configurations.+ Creates daily test metrics and reporting.+ Occasionally performs other IT systems engineering activities such as requirements, design, installation, operation, sustainment, and support+ Frequent use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques.+ Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet outlined objectives. Work is reviewed by supervisor/lead to measure meeting objectives.+ Follows established client testing guidelines, procedures, and policies.+ Provides solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.+ Works under general direction of the Test Team Lead on routine work. May receive detailed instructions on new projects or assignments. Work is reviewed for soundness of technical judgment, overall adequacy and accuracy.+ Exercises sound judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.+ Contributes to completion of milestones associated with specific projects.**QUALIFICATIONS**Required Skills and Experience+ Bachelors with 2 years' experience or 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education+ Testing on database platforms such as Microsoft SQL or Oracle+ Testing applications written in/on languages/platforms such as .Net, Java, C#, HTML+ Creating test cases and test scripts+ Experience interpreting functional and technical requirements+ Experience with defect identification and resolution+ Experience with common testing tools and software such as MicroFocus, Eggplant, and/or SmartBear+ Experience preparing for and conducting user acceptance testing (UAT)+ Ability to obtain a VA Position of Public Trust - Medium Background Investigation (MBI)Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance+ US Citizenship is requiredDesired Skills and Experience+ Project coordination, stakeholder engagement, and release management skills/experience a plus+ Strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills+ A self-starter with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills+ Solid work ethic and technical knowledge, with the ability to self-manage workload and deliverables under tight deadlinesAdditional Job DescriptionWe 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.COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.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.

Keywords: General Dynamics Information Technology, Livermore , Software Testing Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Livermore, California

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