Test Engineer #4466


  • US-VA-Reston
  • Information Technology
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers—people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?


  • Ensure functional and technical requirements are met through system testing, regression testing, performance testing, system interface testing and security testing activities
  • Work side by side with developers, product managers, designers and customers, making decisions together to deliver products that are free of defects and meet the defined requirements
  • Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, dependencies, or potential issues
  • Pro-actively identify and communicate risks and opportunities for improvement across all products and test framework
  • Actively participate in agile release and sprint planning, sprint grooming, artifact creation, sprint testing, demonstrations, retrospectives, and solution releases
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate solutions effectively to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Define and track quality assurance metrics such as defects, defect counts, test results and test status
  • Assess the completeness, traceability, and consistency of all interface requirements
  • Develop manual testing scripts and test scenarios
  • Trace requirements to test cases to ensure coverage for full system integration test


Required Skills:


  • 3+ years of experience writing complex SQL queries; translating specifications and rules into SQL
  • Understanding of data warehouse architecture and data warehousing concepts
  • Experience in requirements analysis, test planning, test case design and development, test environment setup, test execution, and test closure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Excellent facilitation and problem-solving skills in working with teams for the approval (or exceptions) for the product acceptance
  • Familiarity with one or more big data technologies (i.e., Databricks)
  • Experience in Agile projects (Scrum, Kanban etc.)
  • Experience working in a cloud environment
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence
  • Extensive backend testing by developing, modifying, and executing SQL queries for data validation and data verification (Oracle preferred)


Desired Skills:


  • Knowledge & expertise in any scripting language. (Unix/Linux/Scripting/etc.)
  • Experience with Section 508 testing (Trusted Tester certification highly desired)
  • Experience in testing technologies such as REST APIs and Apache Kafka
  • Experience with CI/CD technologies, such as Git and Jenkins


COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

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