Software Tester
Herndon, VA 
Posted 20 days ago
Job Description


Job Description:

Leidos seeks an experienced Software Tester to provide support on a high-profile dynamic project in the Herndon, VA area. The Software Tester will be part of the manual test team verifying and validating a suite of desktop and web-based tools.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Software Tester is responsible for testing all aspects of the application suite including functional testing, compatibility testing, regression testing, designing and running test scenarios, ensuring all requirements/user stories have been correctly implemented, assisting with detecting, reporting, and communicating any defects found while testing.
  • The Software Tester will perform accessibility testing verifying 508 accessibility standards are being met.
  • The Software Tester will participate in peer reviews of requirements and test documentation.
  • Working in a Scrum agile development environment, the Software Tester will collaborate with developers and test team members; adhere to project schedules and milestones; and provide status updates to Test Lead.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering and 12 years of experience OR a Master's degree and 10 years of experience OR 16 years of equivalent experience.
  • Must have a TS/SCI with Poly.
  • At least five (5) years of experience as a software tester.
  • Experienced in the Agile development methodologies.
  • Experience with testing software to verify and validate requirements.
  • Experience with manually testing desktop applications, web-based applications, and APIs.
  • Experience with detecting, reporting, and communicating any code defects effectively.
  • Experience writing test cases in a clear, concise way.
  • Strong analytic and critical thinking skills.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral, to convey technical concepts.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advance degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • At least ten (10) years of experience as an applications tester
  • Experience applying software testing techniques and best practices
  • Knowledge of requirements & bug tracking tool
  • Experience with accessibility (508) testing
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, to convey technical concepts

Pay Range:


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
12+ years
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