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Job #: R-00005711
Location: Fairfax, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense


Job Requisition:

SIGINT Factory Acceptance Test Engineers

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking candidates for a Test Engineer to support Ship Signal Exploitation Equipment (SSEE) in Fairfax VA. Test Engineer will provide technical expertise in support of a mission critical Navy cryptologic system. Successful candidate will provide testing support to the Development and Operations team. MUST BE A US CITIZEN to be considered.

Primary Responsibilities

Perform user story acceptance testing during sprints 
Create test procedures for new capabilities and maintain/updates procedures for modification of existing functionality 
Understand and interpret system requirements to ensure procedures satisfy verification of the functionality 
Create regression testing procedures 
Conduct regression testing of all baseline capabilities 
Generate Requirements Verification Traceability Matrix (RVTM) for factory acceptance testing 
Execute test procedures in front of customer witnesses 
Perform O&S regression testing for minor releases 
Work closely with developers to resolve discrepancies found during testing
Execute performance testing 

Basic Qualifications

MUST BE A US CITIZEN to be considered 
Experience performing requirements analysis 
Experience with testing documentation (i.e. test plans and procedures) 
Cryptologic systems experience  
Experience with UNIX/Linux recommended 

Experience with Solaris 8 or 10
Self-starter with an ability to work in a team environment and independently 
Strong written and verbal communication skills 
Experience with agile/scrum methodologies and processes

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with SSEE

Familiarity with the Lighthouse architecture
Experience with performance testing software 
Experience with website testing 
Experience with automated testing 
Experience with RedHat 
Good customer relation skills

Education and experience

Bachelors of Science in software, engineering or math and 5 years+ experience

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Software Engineering



Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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