Entry Level Software Tester (Recent Graduate) - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is hiring a Junior Software Tester to support our Veterans Affairs Program.  This resource will develop and maintain an existing enterprise web-based Java application and be an integral part of the Unit and System testing processes. The position will primarily focuses in testing and documenting the system functionality in order to deliver a high quality software application to the customer. The candidate will be working with the System Testing Team to develop test cases, analyze requirements, and perform functional and regression tests.  They will interact daily with other testers on the team to maintain consistency across test environments and support traceability among requirements/testing artifacts.  Candidate must have an understanding of industry trends to continue to develop and recommend alternative approaches to all tasks.


  • A bachelor’s degree in a technology-related field
  • Enthusiastic about software testing
  • Demonstrate understanding of software integration and software testing processes
  • Creating, updating, maintaining,  and executing manual test scripts based on customer and functional requirements
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Exceptional reading and writing comprehension skills to:
    • Execute and maintain a large library of manual test steps
    • Document test results including potential defects based on performed test results
    • Communicate with the test manager as well as technical and non-technical team members
    • Other documentation tasks as needed
  • Familiar with Software Development Lifecycle
  • U.S. Citizenship required with the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance


Desired Qualifications

  • Understanding of web-based applications and ability to troubleshoot potential issues
  • Manual testing experience
  • Knowledge of JavaScript
  • Familiar with Section 508 concepts
  • Familiar with CMMI concepts
  • Enjoy working as a team member as well as independently
  • Some experience with automated testing tools