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General Dynamics Information Technology ICAM Test Engineer / Technical Writer in Westfield, Massachusetts

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Public Trust/Other Required: None

Job Family: Test Engineering

GDIT is seeking a Test Engineer / Technical Writer to support our Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) program.

As a Test Engineer / Technical Writer you will be part of a team of testers and technical writers to write test cases, write technical documentation, and conduct test events to validate the configuration, operation, and documentation of deployed capability to ensure deliverables adhere to company and customer quality standards. Additional tasks associated with the discipline of testing and technical writing also apply, as applicable to the scheduled work. The right candidate will also be considered for additional Team Lead responsibilities.

This position is 100% remote

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Develop and implement efficient and effective testing strategies, test conditions and test scripts for projects

  • Develop and execute test plans, test cases, scripts, and create test data for Agile Software Development team; including functional, integration, regression, data integrity and stress testing as well as assisting with user acceptance test events

  • Identify gaps and deficiencies in business requirements, technical specifications, designs and testing documentation for completeness and testability

  • Track defects and reporting key metrics for proactively identifying areas for improvement (such as performance, security (data integrity), and reliability of the system)

  • Decompose requirements into detailed test cases for functional and regression test execution

  • Prepare reports to convey the results and test findings to senior technologists and other stakeholders, such as end-user testers

  • Leverage experience with different software testing types and methods to support Agile Software Development

  • Edit functional descriptions, system specifications, user manuals, special reports, or any other customer deliverables or document, conducting research and ensuring the use of proper technical terminology,

  • Translate technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Work with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials.

  • Actively manage functional area risks and issues to close technical gaps

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum active DoD Security Clearance of SECRET, or higher

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum active CompTIA Security+ certification, or higher

  • Experience with Agile project management tools, such as Jira

  • Experience with test management tools, such as Zephyr

  • Experience implementing test tools to support automation and performance testing

  • Experience coordinating the setup of test environments for all planned test execution activities

  • Experience managing the change processes such as build promotions to Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT) and Production environments

  • Technical proficiency with SQL including the ability to create queries to validate data integrity and other data constraints

  • Experience implementing testing and configuration management methodologies to support continuous integration

  • Solid communications skills, both written and verbal

  • College-level writing ability, error-free attention to detail

  • Able to create, discuss and explain technical documentation

  • Have the right soft skills to be part of the ICAM Team: Be a self-starter, have a positive approach to problems, provide innovative solutions to problems, anticipate the customer’s needs, be an effective communicator, be a leader of self and others, be an influencer of positive change and progress, commit to driving projects to completion on/ahead of time in a fast-moving environment

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COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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