AWS Test Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is looking for a Software Tester to provide testing support as a member of an integrated project development and testing Team.  This position will be working with other Developers and Testers to test custom developed serverless apllications on AWS Lambda.


The Tester will be responsible for providing input to project release plans that cover project inception through delivery and on-going operational maintenance.  They will be expected to analyze and solve complex testing related problems; review other developers and tester’s work products for correctness, adherence to the project design concept and user standards.


The Tester will play a key role for a highly secured system for a government agency. To be successful in this role, the Tester should be self-motivated and passionate about solving technical problems.  The system facilitates high value financial transactions over the Internet. With this in mind, experience with payment systems or other highly secure transactional systems would be highly valuable. The Software Tester will be required to have an in-depth knowledge of automated testing of AWS Lambda applications, as well as proper Acceptance Criteria format for User Stories.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Analyzing complex requirements and design documents to develop detailed step by step manual test cases
  • Executing manual test cases; documenting actual results during execution; reviewing the test results and reporting anomalies (if any) into the defect tracking database
  • Developing new automation scripts and updating existing scripts to meet the newly added functionalities
  • Executing automated test scripts; reporting execution results and identifying unsuccessful execution (if any)
  • Tracking the defects from creation to closure; documenting detail description of defect and working with developers to reproduce
  • Deploying software to test environments and monitoring server logs during testing and identify errors and/or unexpected log entries
  • Participating and/or facilitating the test case peer review meetings and providing feedback making sure that developed test cases meet the client requirements and test conditions verifies the requested functionality
  • Assisting test lead with release test plan, generating RTM, maintaining regression test database, and creating test reports at the end of each testing phase
  • Assisting the test lead on performing an internal quality assurance check on all deliverables to ensure that all deliverables are complete, accurate, and adhere to the client’s standards
  • Providing assistance to business analyst with business/functional requirements and developers with technical requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Active TS/SCI with Poly is required
  • 10+ years of experience as software test engineer
  • Strong knowledge of Software Testing Lifecycle/Testing Methodologies
  • Experience with AWS Lambda and Serverless Application Testing
  • Strong knowledge of Agile, User Story format, and Acceptance Criteria format
  • Ability to analyze complex requirements and design documents to create detailed test cases and scripts
  • Expertise in executing test cases and documenting actual results, identifying software defects and creating test reports 
  • Experience in Quality Center or similar test management tools
  • Experience in Unified Functional Testing tool or similar automation scripting tools
  • Basic Knowledge of Structured Query Language
  • Experience with configuration management and version control tools such as Atlassian suite and JIRA
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work productively in a dynamic, priority shifting, deadline-driven environment.
  • Excellent organizational, presentation, and business analysis skills.