Mc Lean, Virginia

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA VA McLean - Customer Proprietary (VAC036)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ116654

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Test Engineering

Job Description:

At GDIT we build cutting-edge applications that help the end user accomplish their mission.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own. Bring your creativity to help us find simple solutions to complex problems. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you'll play an essential part in preparing our nation for the future. Our work depends on a Software Q/A Applications Tester joining our team to support customer activities at the customers site in McLean, VA.

At GDIT, our employees are driven, resourceful, and unwavering. As an Applications Tester supporting the customer, you will assist in the testing and evaluation of a variety of software and web based processes. The ideal candidate enjoys working across teams in an experimental, idea-filled culture. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Developing and tracking quality assurance metrics to ensure high-quality products
  • Developing and executing software test plans and test cases to identify problems and their causes
  • Establishing and maintaining processes for evaluating software and associated documentation
  • Participating in formal and informal reviews at pre-determined points throughout the development life cycle

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Minimum of 6 years related experience or relevant combination of education and experience.
  • Familiarity with various SDLC tools and methodologies, including but not limited to Agile
  • A deep understanding of different software testing methodologies
  • Strong experience with automated testing tools, and an ability to conduct manual testing when necessary
  • Experience working as part of an Agile team utilizing Scrum, Kanban, or other Agile methodologies
  • Experience with the DevSecOps pipeline projects
  • Experience running automated tests for web front ends, web services, APIs, and databases
  • Experience performing and monitoring debugging processes
  • Strong experience documenting technical processes in repositories including but not limited to Git
  • Excellent communication skills, especially the ability to explain complex technical issues to a nontechnical audience
  • Intellectual curiosity, creativity, and motivation to deliver the best solution to complex problems
  • A team player works well in a customer-focused and collaborative environment
  • Must stay up-to-date with industry standards for technological enhancements and changes, and to propose changes to internal processes as deemed feasible and appropriate
  • Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

  • Experience testing commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products
  • Experience with accessibility and performance testing
  • Experience with ETL processes
  • Familiarity with AWS infrastructure and its native data science capabilities
  • Experience with relational databases, ideally Oracle using SQL
  • Experience manipulating large datasets (e.g., R, SAS, etc.)
  • Experience with security scanning, to include running Nessus and Rapid7 scans
  • Experience maintaining security documentation such as PoA&Ms, SSPs and other security artifacts

  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams


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COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 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, or any other protected class.


Mc Lean, Virginia

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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