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Test Engineer

Dulles VA Leidos


Are you ready to work on a program that supports mission focused projects? Join us at Leidos, where your most important work is ahead! You will enjoy great benefits such as paid time off (PTO), flexible schedules, discounted stock purchase plans, career growth, unlimited education and training support, parental paid leave and more! You will have the opportunity to work under the best leadership in the industry at all levels; where supporting their employees and what they do-is what matters.

On this program we work super hard but also has fun.  We have chili cooks offs, Pi Day with Pies, lunches brought in for the teams and program, end of year celebrations, recognition awards and much, much more.

This is a high profile program supporting projects working on highly visible applications AND building the next generation of these applications.

Leidos is seeking a Test Engineer for a 150+ FTE technical development program responsible for delivering modern Identity Access Credential Management (ICAM) solutions The Test Engineer will support the test of access control systems for the customer. The successful candidate will support continuity of our customer’s mission by helping ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of IT systems.

The Test Engineer defines, documents, analyzes, performs, and interprets tests for processes, functions, system integration, and user acceptance testing including test units, processes, and functions. Conducts system integration tests and user acceptance testing, creates automated test scripts, and coordinates with the development team to perform tests. Documents the successes and failures of all executed test procedures. Investigates and resolves operational problems in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel. Provides technical support and advice to other engineering groups. Participates in the development, maintenance, and refinement of quality control and reliability programs.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with design engineers, production personnel, customers, and other stakeholders to identify and develop verification methods for system, subsystem, and component level requirements

  • Investigate problems referred by customer support

  • Plan, manage, and track project test efforts

  • Evaluate and develop detailed test plans, procedures, and reports

  • Oversee and perform testing in a DevOps environment

  • Support testing after each deployment

  • Work with automated testing techniques

  • Work with Junit

  • Oversee and perform test reporting * Interact directly with customers, teammates, and functional peer groups

  • Communicates with internal team members across multiple areas and client team members.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree and minimum of 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 years of prior relevant experience, will consider additional years of experience in lieu of degree

  • Understanding and experience in the complete life-cycle of software systems

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail

  • Strong, effective, and professional communication (written/verbal) and interpersonal skills  

  • Demonstrated experience working within matrixed teams

  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize work without close supervision

  • Ability to take initiative in troubleshooting; creative in determining approach or action to take in non-routine situations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred to have a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Sciences

  • Advanced degree

  • Experience with test automation methodologies

  • Experience conducting unit testing of software modifications

  • Experience with SecDevOps

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Pay Range:

Pay Range $118,300.00 – $182,000.00 – $245,700.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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