Engility Software Test Engineer in Indian Head, Maryland

About Engility:

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


Engility Corporation is seeking a Software Test Engineer for an immediate position on a growing program in Indian Head, MD supporting the NSWC Technology Division. You would be supporting Department of Defense EOD technicians whom are deployed worldwide and are tasked with neutralizing unexploded ordnance of any kind: conventional, unconventional, improvised, chemical, biological or nuclear. Whether it is by reverse engineering existing ordnance and creating the procedures to make them safe, or spearheading the development of tools and technologies to counter emerging threats, we are focused on exploiting technology and intelligence to develop and deliver tools and equipment, and their life cycle support to the joint service EOD operating forces and other customers. Join us and help make the world a safer place!

The successful candidate will:

  • Be experienced in designing and executing test plans and test cases

  • Have experience with following test plans IAW Govt/DoD policies, etc.

  • Have demonstrated experience in reporting and documenting test results

Required Qualifications:

  • 10 or more years of recent software testing experience

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and human relations skills to interact with clients

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Willingness and ability to pay meticulous attention to detail

  • Willingness to work extra hours to support tight deadlines

  • Ability to work collaboratively on multi-disciplinary teams

  • Satisfy DoD 8570 IAWF Requirements (Security+ and OS certifications)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience using multiple testing protocols/methods

  • Excellent problem solving, debugging/troubleshooting, and negotiating skills

  • Proficient in creating and executing master test plans, test cases, and test reports.

  • Ability to comprehend complex usage concepts and assess an application's ability to fulfill them

  • Experience with Automated Test tools and frameworks

  • 'HP UFT' - Hewlett Packard Unified Functional Testing

  • Understanding the development and delivery of master test plans, test cases, test reports, and other program documentation

  • Demonstrated ability to apply appropriate test methodologies including writing test plans and test cases

  • Experience in creating, reviewing and executing manual and/or automated test cases

  • Apply an understanding of distributed systems to configure test environments and execute test plans

  • Work with the software development team to troubleshoot and remediate issues in production environments

  • Analyze and understand each project's environment, architecture, and interdependencies to determine and apply appropriate test methodologies and cases relative to applications being tested

  • Use the selected defect tracking and test case management system to document test sets, record defects and record test case execution results.

  • Ability to work independently and creatively with a minimum of direct supervision.

  • Proven multitasking skills; required to be a hands-on tester, but also manager and mentor existing team members