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Job #: R-00012347
Location: Hanover, MD
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

The Leidos Intelligence Group has a career opportunity for a Software Test Engineer in Hanover, MD.

Job Summary

The Software Test Engineer will become a member of a cross-functional team responsible for the development and maintenance of test cases, executing and documenting manual and automated testing, and working with software engineers, system engineers, platform engineers, system administrators, and other test engineers to validate development and maintenance activities.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Collaborating with software engineers to develop effective strategies and test cases
  • Creating automated testing frameworks and test harnesses
  • Discovering, reporting, and tracking testing defects
  • Analyzing test results and reporting performance, load, and other issues using issues management tool
  • Developing, executing, and maintaining acceptance, integration, and system tests
  • Conduct post-release/ post-implementation testing
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development life-cycle
  • Perform continuous functional and regression testing


Required Skills/Experience
  • An active TS/SCI Clearance with polygraph is required for this position
  • 5 years System Engineering experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in computer engineering or in a field related to computer engineering or computer science disciplines and 4+ years of experience. An additional 4+ years of System Engineering experience may be substituted for the degree for a total of 9 years.


Desired Skills/Experience
  • Experience designing, creating, and executing manual and automated testing solutions including analysis of results to determine adequacy of testing
  • Experience testing in Linux/CentOS environment.
  • Working knowledge of test management software (ex. SoapUI, Selenium, JUnit, JRunner, Sonar, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of an Agile development team using superior time management to triage issues and prioritize tasks
  • Able to clearly communicate technical issues and ideas orally and written to superiors and subordinates across all engineering disciplines

Experience with:
  • Web communication protocols, i.e. JSON, REST, SOAP.
  • Software testing tools or utilities such as SoapUI, Jenkins and SonarQube
  • Scripting languages such as Groovy, Perl, Python, or Ruby.
  • Creating and managing cronjobs.

Working knowledge of :
  • JAVA,
  • Lightweight Directory Access Protocol,
  • Public Key Infrastructure,
  • Version repositories (such as Git, SVN, CVS, etc.), and SQL.


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 32,000 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 www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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