Senior CAT Tester #4209


  • US-DC-Washington, D.C.
  • Software Engineering Services
  • Suitability/Public Trust
  • On-site only
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GovCIO is currently hiring for a Senior CAT Tester (Price Change Requirement)  to support our client’s contract needs. This position is located in the Washington, DC and will be an on-site position with some intermittent remote work.


  • Responsible for preparation, execution, and management of the entire CAT testing process.
  • This role will be responsible for daily interaction with business and technology teams across several applications to ensure successful CAT execution as well as to prepare daily summarized outputs on progress and issue remediation plans.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify test requirements, validate test scenarios, execute test cases, and track defects through the testing lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with different leads to ensure testing deadlines are met.
  • Ensure test results are being well documented, test artifacts are developed and attached in ALM and CAT artifacts are generated and shared with the right stakeholders.
  • Manage the defect process according to the CAT Approach/Plan, promptly addressing critical issues and driving to resolution.
  • Able to develop/modify, document, and execute test scripts, test cases, and test scenarios based upon software requirements definition, in concert with the business process analysis and customer-driven change requests.
  • Work with test leads to develop test plans.
  • Write and implement manual and automated QA test plans using technical requirements or design specifications and produce automated test cases.
  • Execute and document test activities.
  • Conduct detailed analysis of test results found through both manual and automated testing.
  • Log relevant detailed defects, follow-through with the associated teams for defect resolution and retest the fixed defect.
  • Investigate and propose methods and standards for continuous process improvement.


Bachelor's with 5 - 8 years (or commensurate experience)

Required Skills and Experience


  • At least 5-7 years of relevant software testing and managing experience required.
  • Experience working Java, Python, R, XML, JSON.
  • Experience working in Agile and Waterfall development practices and associated testing strategies.
  • Experience working with ALM, UFT, Selenium and VersionOne.
  • Experience working with DB tools like SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis.

 Clearance Required: Must be able to obtain and maintain USPS Public Trust

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience working with mail.xml is a plus.


Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.


Posted Pay Range


The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pay range: $110,000 - $130,000 Annually

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