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Secret Cleared Software Test Engineer

Company: The Computer Merchant, Ltd
Location: Quantico
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Secret Cleared Software Test Engineer
WAGE RANGE*: $40hr to $45hr
JOB NUMBER: 22-03545


Position Overview

A software tester reviews, develops and executes manual and automated testing to ensure product quality assurance. Performs all aspects of software testing using various testing methods to validate the quality of the requirements and development of various applications. Must be comfortable working across multiple application platforms. Possess a solid knowledge and experience with MS SQL and Oracle SQL. Design and apply test cases. Display debugging techniques and resolution to defects. Familiarity with Agile/Scrum development process.



This position is part of the IT Technology Development division within the NCIS ITDS organization and performs the following functions:

  • Develops and executes test cases and test plans
  • Identifies, tracks, and seeks resolution to application defects
  • Tests and retests defects and bug fixes
  • Performs front-end and back-end testing
  • Validates databases are setup with the correct data
  • Generate documentation for testing, results, logging and tracking all test related activities.
  • Able to work in semi-weekly and monthly sprint cycles
  • Participates in daily, weekly sprint planning
  • Follows and enhances developed testing processes, procedures, or methodologies
  • Minimizes risks by identifying, communicating, and escalating issues appropriately to developers or management
  • Works with the Business Systems Analyst, Requirements Analyst, Developers, SMEs, to understand business requirements and test requirements to resolve issues.



    • Functional repetitive testing of browser-based applications in various web browsers
    • Knowledge of software quality assurance
    • Knowledge and experience of Software QA methodologies, tools, and process
    • Ability to develop, perform maintain manual and testing frameworks
    • High Level of verbal, written and collaboration skills
    • Skilled in MS Office applications



      Years of Experience : Minimum 5 years of QA testing experience, mix of automated and manual testing

      • Experience in the following is required :

        • Manual testing
        • Creating Manual Test Cases
        • Conduct User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
        • Documenting tests results
        • Understanding of User Stories and components
        • Agile development process
        • Identifying and communicating Defects

        • Required : Secret clearance is required to start; must be able to be adjudicated to TS/SCI
        • Preferred : Current DoD 8570 - IAT Level II (GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP, or CCNA-Security)

          Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

          * While an hourly range is posted for this position, an eventual hourly rate is determined by a comprehensive salary analysis which considers multiple factors including but not limited to: job-related knowledge, skills and qualifications, education and experience as compared to others in the organization doing substantially similar work, if applicable, and market and business considerations. Benefits offered include medical, dental and vision benefits; dependent care flexible spending account; 401(k) plan; voluntary life/short term disability/whole life/term life/accident and critical illness coverage; employee assistance program; sick leave in accordance with regulation. Benefits may be subject to generally applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other requirements and conditions.

Keywords: The Computer Merchant, Ltd, Alexandria , Secret Cleared Software Test Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Quantico, Virginia

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