Software Quality Assurance Specialist/Applications Tester, w/Poly - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

United States

Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.


Location: Herndon. Secondary Scrub Required. Candidate will be conducting vulnerability testing against operational platforms. Candidate should have a degree or relevant work experience in areas of EE, Computer Science or Information System disciplines. Candidate should have experience with computer forensics in mobile technologies and experience and comfort with Encase, FTK, XRY and other forensic products. Typical skills highly desired: Conduct feasibility studies for operational deployment; Assess COTS products for operational technologies; Assess impact of environmental changes and technology evolution on operational systems; signature analysis and data steams; Forensic analysis data leakage; risk assessment throughout product development life cycles from conception to end of life (EOL); Product analysis reporting to include test plan creation, working drafts and participation in final report production; Assessing product vulnerabilities due to configuration and deployment criteria; Willingness to perform and participate in a collaborative, collective and peer review process environment. Core hours or as customer directs. Local travel possible.

1. Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.


2. Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.


3. Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients.


4. Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.


5. Develops documentation on new or existing systems.


6. Develops and directs tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.


7. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.


8. Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.


9. Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.


10. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibilities.


11. Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.


12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.


13. Participates in special projects as required.


8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.


For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.









Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.