Software Quality Assurance Engineer

We are a security, technology start-up with corporate headquarters in Armonk, NY (Westchester County) and R&D and Manufacturing location in Boxborough, MA. As a Software Quality Assurance Engineer, you will be part of a larger team of manufacturing, mechanical and software engineers, developing our next generation of solutions, as well as improving existing products. In addition to performing key SQA functions, you will be supporting the engineering team by assisting with integration, documentation and improving our design process. We are searching for a flexible team member to join a fast-paced environment to further the company’s success. For more information on IDSS, please visit

Responsibilities and Characteristics:

• Assist the software engineering team in building and maintaining a well thought out, reusable, stable, reliable, robust, and scalable product by providing concisely documented manual and automated test cases
• Assist in the estimation, prioritization, planning, and coordination of test activities
• Work closely with Development to coordinate and complete automated, functional, regression, security, performance, load/scale, integration, system, usability, acceptance, and end-to-end endurance testing prior to release into production
• Record, document, and compare test findings to expected results
• Concisely document anomalies and issues, including steps to reproduce and actual/expected results. Escalate issues to Development team as necessary
• Identify innovative ways to verify software functionality, and uncover potential usability flaws a customer could encounter prior to the software being released
• Travel to customer sites, assisting with deliveries and demonstrations, training as needed
• Collaborate with development and others on the QA team to develop, implement, and improve innovative QA capabilities, approaches, and services
• Participate in team meetings, planning activities, and complete assigned deliverables
• Ensure quality, data integrity, and compliance standards are met


• 6+ years of Software Quality Assurance experience
• Linux experience
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with Database testing techniques using SQL server, and a strong understanding of database schemas
• Demonstrated experience developing SQL queries and scripts used to validate and modify environmental data
• Proven ability to analyze and understand acceptance criteria, and devise a test strategy to adequately cover the requirements, develop high-level test scenarios that implement the strategy, and elaborate scenarios into detailed test cases and automated scripts.
• Strong debugging skills and ability to accurately troubleshoot issues discovered in test and production environments
• Degree in Computer Science or related
• Experience with complex product development (electro-mechanical/software) in a regulated industry environment (such as Military/Aerospace/Automotive), DHS experience preferred
• Must be a U.S. Citizen or Person

Meet Some of IDSS's Employees

Daniel P.

Director, Software Development

Daniel spearheads the company’s software and user interface strategy to keep software and engineering development moving forward. He also makes sure all plans and projects align with customer needs.

Haley K.

Production Support Manager

Haley develops product instructions for mass production as a member of the Manufacturing Department. She also takes on project management for IDSS data collection initiatives.

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