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Test Engineer

Job ID: 2019917
Location: SILVER SPRING, MD, United States
Date Posted: Jan 5, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Test Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description



SAIC is looking to add a new Software Test Engineer to provide testing support as a member of an integrated project development. He/she will be working with Developers to test custom developed software as required.  The Test Engineer will be responsible for providing input to project release plans that cover project inception through delivery and on-going operational maintenance.  They will be expected to analyze and solve complex testing related problems; review other developers and tester’s work products for correctness, adherence to the project design concept and user standards.

This is a Remote / Work from home position. 

Job Responsibilities:

 Successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Analyzing complex requirements and design documents to develop test plans and test cases
  • Executing manual test cases; documenting actual results during execution; reviewing the test results and reporting anomalies (if any) into the defect tracking database
  • Developing new automation scripts and updating existing scripts to meet the newly added functionalities
  • Executing automated test scripts; reporting execution results and identifying unsuccessful execution (if any)
  • Executing Load/Performance testing by running the load test scripts and generating the load test execution results reports
  • Tracking the defects from creation to closure; documenting detail description of defect and working with developers to reproduce
  • Deploying software to test environments and monitoring server logs during testing and identify errors and/or unexpected log entries
  • Participating and/or facilitating the test case peer review meetings and providing feedback making sure that developed test cases meet the client requirements
  • Assisting with generation of RTM, maintaining regression test database, and creating test reports at the end of each testing phase
  • Performing an internal quality assurance check on all deliverables to ensure that all deliverables are complete, accurate, and adhere to the client’s standards
  • Providing assistance to business analyst with business/functional requirements and developers with technical requirements 


Required Skills & Education: 
·        Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field and

2+ years of software experience or a Master's degree and 1+ years of software experience. May accept an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree.  

·        Strong knowledge of Software Testing Lifecycle/Testing Methodologies

·        Ability to analyze complex requirements and design documents to create detailed test cases and scripts

·        Expertise in executing test cases and documenting actual results,          identifying software defects and creating test reports 

·         Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process

·        Basic Knowledge of Structured Query Language

·        Experience with configuration management and version control tools such as Atlassian suite, JIRA and/or Subversion

·        Excellent oral and written communication skills.

·        Ability to work productively in a dynamic, priority shifting, deadline-driven environment.

·        Excellent organizational, presentation, and business analysis skills.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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