Herndon, Virginia


Job Description:

Leidos seeks an experienced Software Tester to provide support on a high-profile dynamic project in the Herndon, VA area. The Software Tester will be part of the manual test team verifying and validating a suite of desktop and web-based tools.

Primary Responsibilities:

+ The Software Tester is responsible for testing all aspects of the application suite including functional testing, compatibility testing, regression testing, designing and running test scenarios, ensuring all requirements/user stories have been correctly implemented, assisting with detecting, reporting, and communicating any defects found while testing.

+ The Software Tester will perform accessibility testing verifying 508 accessibility standards are being met.

+ The Software Tester will participate in peer reviews of requirements and test documentation.

+ Working in a Scrum agile development environment, the Software Tester will collaborate with developers and test team members; adhere to project schedules and milestones; and provide status updates to Test Lead.

Basic Qualifications

+ Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering and 12 years of experience OR a Master's degree and 10 years of experience OR 16 years of equivalent experience.

+ Must have a TS/SCI with Poly.

+ At least five (5) years of experience as a software tester.

+ Experienced in the Agile development methodologies.

+ Experience with testing software to verify and validate requirements.

+ Experience with manually testing desktop applications, web-based applications, and APIs.

+ Experience with detecting, reporting, and communicating any code defects effectively.

+ Experience writing test cases in a clear, concise way.

+ Strong analytic and critical thinking skills.

+ Good communication skills, both written and oral, to convey technical concepts.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Advance degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or equivalent experience.

+ At least ten (10) years of experience as an applications tester

+ Experience applying software testing techniques and best practices

+ Knowledge of requirements & bug tracking tool

+ Experience with accessibility (508) testing

+ Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, to convey technical concepts

Pay Range: REQNUMBER: R-00065244

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

Herndon, Virginia

At Leidos, quality performance means two things:

  1. Satisfying our customers by delivering the products and services they need on time and in budget.
  2. Continuously improving our processes so that our work meets requirements and is done right the first time.

Our proprietary EngineeringEdge® solution gives us a consistent, company-wide approach to planning, designing, developing, and delivering solutions that achieve our customers’ goals. Comprehensive and customizable, EngineeringEdge is based on industry standards and best practices from:

  • CMMI®, the CMMI Institute.
  • Project Management, the Project Management Institute.
  • the International Organization for Standardization (ISO®).
  • the International Council on Systems Engineering/INCOSE Corporation.
  • Electronic Industries Alliance.
  • Our four decades experience on a wide range of programs.

Many Leidos organizations have been able to earn coveted CMMI maturity level 3 and higher, as well as ISO 9001 organizational designations.

In addition, we have our own high standards for ethics and performance.
Investors : Employee Code of Conduct

What does this mean to our clients? High quality products and services, developed in an environment committed to continuously improving processes and uncompromising ethics.

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