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Software Test/IV&V Planning Engineer

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Job ID: 2202029
Location: ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, MD, United States
Date Posted: Oct 19, 2022
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Testing
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description



SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance.

Are you interested in joining SAIC to be part of our partnership providing high quality engineering advisory services, system planning, integration, and architecture to our government intelligence agency customer? Then consider joining the members of the Enterprise Systems Engineering and Architecture team as they aid our customer in collaborating, integrating, and standardizing the engineering approach across the customers enterprise.

We have a current requirement for an experienced Software Test Engineer (TE) to support the government test manager with planning, test oversight, and verification and validation activities as part of the customer’s Data Targeting Solutions organization at their Annapolis Junction Maryland complex. The selected Test Engineer will support the government’s effort to establish a formal audit for the Unified Targeting Tool development efforts. In particular, the Test Engineer will assist the government Test Manger by providing:

  • Expertise in Test Configuration Management.
  • Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) strategy development.
  • Test planning to include advise on design and implementation of test and evaluation strategies.
  • Technical reviews on Systems Engineering/Testing artifacts, and prepare comments and recommendations.
  • Participation in reviews of systems and elements under development to ensure traceability of requirements.
  • Engagement with Government’s procured development test team on test planning, feature mapping, bug fixes, technical debt.
  • Awareness of status and schedule of programs of interest.
  • Monitoring of program preparation and execution of comprehensive test and evaluation plans, procedures, and schedules.
  • Coordination to ensure system integration, test, evaluation, and transition activities remain aligned across all stakeholders.
  • Recommendations of necessary changes in testing configurations, testing procedures, testing process, or new testing requirements.
  • Providing the Government Technical Manager with IV&V assisting during testing activities.
  • Planning for and monitoring of User Acceptance Testing. 



  • Position requires TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph
  • Eight (8) years of experience as a TE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required. Bachelor's degree in Math, Science, Engineering, Statistics, Engineering Management or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional TE experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
  • Be experienced in software testing of systems at the component, integration, systems, and end-to-end levels.
  • This is a full-time position requiring 1880 hours of support per year.
  • Position requires TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph


  • JAVA and J2EE.
  • Software development and testing on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Operating Systems.
  • Software development on HPE Blade Center C7000, HPE Synergy, and Oracle ZFS hardware.
  • MS Office Suite, Oracle DBMS, JIRA, Confluence, and GIT.

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.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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