Test Engineer (Junior - Mid - Senior)

Testing / Quality Assurance



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Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing and delivering regression test plan/scripts and reports on systems and users
  • Maintaining and developing test environments to perform code fixes/modifications and to test system changes prior to the deployment to the production environment.
  • Coordinating with the cloud vendor on releases, testing, and patches and upgrades as necessary.
  • Providing stakeholder communications regarding system changes, testing, and any associated schedules.
  • Analyzing and testing application and system interfaces as part of a major or minor release.
  • Testing the implementation of new products, applications and services based on approved requirements and architectural guidelines.
  • Building and executing test plans (including regression testing and user acceptance testing) to support changes in the environment.
  • Providing testing support to the ServiceNow team to ensure requirements are met and delivered to specification.
  • Support the development and delivery of Platform and Application Test Plans.
  • Conducting sprint planning and define user stories to address findings and recommendations from user training and usability testing, and POA&Ms identified in the ATO process.
  • Testing access and ability to access, and review the systems’ environments, source code and other resources to be managed, following obtaining access to the required configuration items.
  • Supporting the testing of company developed / sponsored products within a USAID or third-party test environment.
  • Supporting the development and delivery of a Contingency Plan Test Report and Incident Response Plan and Test Report.
  • Creating and maintaining databases of known test defects.
  • Supporting various testing requirements to include system integration testing, security compliance testing, performance/stress testing, infrastructure testing, Section 508 compliance testing, pilot and user acceptance / validation testing.
  • Attending daily stand-up meetings with project team and provide detailed analysis when requested.
  • Participating in Test and Deployment Readiness Reviews as a member of an Integrated Project Team.


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Basic Qualification:

  • U.S. Citizen; eligible for U.S. Secret Security Clearance.
  • Completed BS/BA with 2 – 4 years, or MS with 1 - 9 years, or PhD with 1 – 6 years of experience; four (4) years of  direct experience can be substituted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience developing repeatable test procedures, executing test scripts, and documenting results.
  • Must be comfortable working with software developers to identify and resolve defects.
  • Demonstrated experience using a test automation framework.
  • Ability to conduct software compatibility tests with programs, hardware, operating systems, or network environments.
  • Ability to ensure that applications and software modifications meet requirements and operate satisfactorily in the system environment.
  • Experience with System Development Life Cycle models (Primarily Agile. Waterfall is possible) required.
  • Ability to communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to project stakeholders and management.
  • Ability to create, manage, and execute complex test scenarios and the ability to map test cases to business requirements and functional designs.
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills.


Preferred Qualification:

  • Active Secret Security Clearance.
  • Hold certification from the International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB), or similar certification as a Certified Associate in Software Testing (CAST) or Certified Test Engineer (CSTE) certification.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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