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Associate Test Engineer

Job ID: 2306292
Location: REMOTE WORK, MO, United States
Date Posted: Jun 6, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Test Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for an Associate Test Engineer to work remotely joining an Agile Scrum team working on strategic projects supporting the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources and Conservation Division. As a Software Tester you will be responsible for developing test plans based upon system requirements (functional/non-functional), creating test cases, performing manual/automation testing in accordance with approved test plans, and defect tracking and reporting. As a team member you will analyze requirements to determine test strategy and estimated level of effort, then create, review, and execute test cases that ensure system software performs according to documented business requirements, business rules, and technical specifications etc. This may also include the generation of test data for regression test suites, creation, review, execution, and maintenance of manual regression test suites.

Primary duties include: 

  • Working with the Product Owner, Project Manager, and Development team on the implementation of new features and functions of the application
  • Creating test cases for user stories based on business requirements and acceptance criteria
  • Performing regression testing, smoke testing, API testing, UI testing, security testing, manual testing, and automation testing
  • Participating and following the Agile methodology implementation of scrum framework
  • Testing new user stories, and new/fixed bugs within the set sprint time
  • Ensuring there is a clear traceability between requirements, user stories and defects found
  • Design, build, and support an automated test framework for web applications
  • Creating a comprehensive and detailed test report for each sprint
  • Supporting client with troubleshooting their testing environment and resolving any ambiguity about test cases
  • Work effectively in an Agile software development environment 
  • Interact closely with customers.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree and 0 years of experience; additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Experience creating test plans and test cases
  • Ability to convert business requirements into testing plans and strategies
  • Familiar with all phases of the software development lifecycle 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Focus on team collaboration
  • Experience working in Scrum/Agile delivery teams
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance (not required to start)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years testing experience
  • Experience working with Atlassian Tools such as JIRA and Confluence
  • Experience in Bitbucket and/or Git.
  • Experience with delivery and testing of software solutions that execute in cloud environments 
  • SAFe Agile experience is a bonus. 

Target salary range: $45,001 - $55,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

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