Software Test Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professional to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance.

SAIC’s Software Quality Assurance Specialist/Applications Tester will test units, processes, and functions, provide software and business process feedback to developers, and conduct product, integration, security, and user acceptance testing. Tested software includes Free Open-Source Software (FOSS), Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS), Government-Off-The-Shelf (GOTS), and proprietary software. The Tester will create and run manual and automated test scripts, review test plans and coordinate testing with development teams, and ensure that software meets technical, security, and business process requirements.


Mandatory Skills:

  • Must have an  active/current TS/SCI with polygraph
  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems or a related discipline. Note that years of experience can be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Three (3) or more years of demonstrated experience in software quality assurance and/or applications testing
  • Detecting, reporting, and explaining defects effectively using JIRA
  • Writing and maintaining technical documents including user stories, test plans, or test cases
  • Performing application, software, and requirements testing
  • Capturing user requirements
  • Generating software improvement based on user feedback
  • Automated testing using tools such as Selenium, IBM Rational Functional Tester, Python, or similar

Optional Skills:

  • Working in an Agile development environment
  • Using data management systems such as SQL Server or PostgreSQL
  • Writing system documentation such as end user guides, privileged user guides, or system release note
  • Using languages, such as Java, JavaScript, Perl, C++, and/or Ruby
  • Using XACTA 360, Git/GitHub, Jenkins, Ansible, or Nexus
  • Working within a Linux environment, i.e. Red Hat Enterprise, CentOS, etc.
  • Certifications: Amazon Web Service (AWS), International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and/or similar certifications





Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.