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Job #: R-00027415
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has a career opening for a Software Test Engineer.  *This position will primarily be a telecommuting position, but candidates are preferred in the Fort Meade, MD or Scott AFB, IL area. *


The Software Test Engineer will assist with the development and deployment of a Software Defined Networking (SDN) solution for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).


•Ensure delivery of quality software that meets the requirements of the project.
•Consistently follow software quality assurance policies.
•Develop test plans and test cases based on requirements and software quality assurance best practices.
•Test the functionality of the applications including end-to-end, integration, regression, performance, usability and user acceptance testing.
•Support concurrent software testing activities across multiple environments in a variety of phases in accordance with the project schedule.
•Document test results including collecting logs, writing defect reports and assigning defects for resolution.
•Work closely with systems, software and network engineers to ensure the application meets all requirements.
•Coordinate with project leadership for reviews, acceptance testing and sign-off.
•Design, implement, manage and leverage infrastructure to support automated tests.
•Develop automated tests.


•Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or a scientific or technical discipline, and 2-4 years relevant experience. Work experience can be used in lieu of degree. 
•Prior software testing experience.
•Experience with analysis of technical design specifications and other requirements to develop test plans and test cases, to include critical analysis of design artifacts to ensure sufficient testing for corner/edge cases.
•Strong communication skills that enable proactive and effective collaboration with a virtual team.
•Currently possess an active DoD Secret security clearance.


•Prior experience working with a remote team.
•Experience testing in a Unix or Linux command line environment.
•Experience developing automated end-to-end integration and performance tests.
•Experience with test automation.
•Prior software development experience.

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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Testing and Quality Assurance


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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