Software Quality Assurance Engineer - (Government Support)

Job Description: Develops and implements quality control methodologies to ensure compliance with quality assurance standards, guidelines, and procedures in a large computer-based organization.

Develops and executes software test plans in order to identify software problems and their causes. Establishes and maintains a process for evaluating hardware, software, and associated documentation and/or assists in the evaluation. Conducts and/or participates in formal and informal reviews at pre-determined points throughout the development life cycle.

  • Conduct software compatibility tests with programs, hardware, operating systems, or network environments.
  • Develop and defines major and minor characteristics of quality including quality metrics and scoring parameters and determines requisite quality control resources.
  • Design test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures.
  • Determine the standards for product quality and readiness.
  • Develop testing programs that address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability.
  • Document software defects and report defects to software developers.
  • Monitor software problem resolution efforts and successes.
  • Document test procedures so they can be replicated and to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Evaluate or recommend software for testing or problemtracking.
  • Identify, analyze, and document problems with program function, output, online screen, or content.
  • Install, maintain, and use software testing programs.
  • Investigate customer problems referred by technical support.
  • Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.
  • Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.


Required Skills, Experience, and Education :   Candidate must have 10 years of experience that can be a combination of work history and education. This equates to a Doctorate and 3 years of experience OR Masters and 4 years, Bachelors and 6 years, Associates and 8 years or HS and 10 years.

Required Clearance:  Active TS/SCI, with CI Poly.  

Desired: 8570 Certification


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