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System Testing Analyst

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Job ID: 2015664
Location: SPRINGFIELD, VA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 23, 2020
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Testing
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a System Testing Analyst to fill a role supporting NGA. The Systems Testing Analyst will design and execute test plans related to various software applications, record/document test results received from various customers throughout the client space, and detect software failures so that reported defects can be discovered and corrected within a timely manner.

This role 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 plans, test schedule, and approach. Writes test cases and scripts and identifies data for test scenarios. 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.

 

The selected candidate will be expected to:

  • To actively participate in problem solving, continuous improvement, and demonstrate strong dedication to quality and communication throughout the testing process.
  • Serve as a liaison to the business community and participate in unit and system testing to maintain the customer's perspective while maintaining client relationships at peer level.
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills while engaging in frequent client interfacing.
  • Assist team members in cost reduction, knowledge capital and work product/service test activities. 
  • Assist in identifying issues and providing status of scope of work while understanding role and responsibilities of self and team and how they contribute to business objectives.
  • Assist team members in completing their work or acquiring skills while contributing to maintaining a collaborative work environment.
  • Ensure team efforts by maintaining workflows and quality standards and meeting deadlines.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required.
  • Familiarity with development activities in unit/system testing
  • Ability to conduct analytical, debugging, problem-solving and root-cause activities
  • 3 years of previous software testing experience
  • Excellent time management skills to meet the customer's deliverable dates and ensure business needs are met
  • Familiarity with test result evaluation and test result reporting

Desired:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Perform analysis and projects to improve overall quality of work products and process
  • Ability to maximize efficiency by managing time workload
  • Familiarity with Microsoft products such as Excel Word and Microsoft Office Visio

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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