CACI International Software Test Engineer Lead in San Antonio, Texas

Job Description:

CACI is pursuing the prime contract for the development and integration of a large Personnel and Pay systems integration effort. The program is an ACAT-1 level program with high visibility within CACI’s large portfolio of enterprise business systems and Human Capital management solution programs. The system is a future Web-based Human Resources (HR) solution to provide integrated HR and Payroll capabilities across the enterprise and is designed to alleviate the customer’s current reliance on stove-piped HR systems and payroll interfaces that do not efficiently share information with one another. As a result of its implementation, the system will provide a centralized resource for employees, managers, and HR Professionals to better manage personnel and pay information.


At CACI, our philosophy of employee advancement rests on a cultural foundation of providing unlimited equal opportunity for growth, recognition and rewards. We provide the environment and support to immediately nurture and stretch your abilities. The project offers a 4 year contract opportunity and a significant exposure and growth opportunity for individuals joining CACI. This project is part of a significant strategic growth plan centered on human capital systems and other ERP lines of business in CACI. Joining the project offers more than a project assignment; it offers a career growth opportunity in a growing and strategic CACI line of business with great success for Federal and DoD market customers.


Serves as a Senior Test Engineer and Test Lead for the Air Force Integrated Personnel and Pay System (AF-IPPS). This position is responsible for managing and directing system test activities for the AF-IPPS ERP implementation across both the classified and unclassified instances. Advises supervisor, the IPPS-A Senior Test Manager, of unique test requirements and complex test programs. Provides guidance to program personnel on test procedure development, test conduct and report generation. Directs and performs complex test operations to meet program requirements. This individual prepares program schedules in support of program requirements. May interact directly with the Government designated Test Manager and manages the activities of assigned test engineers in support of program goals.


Performs and/or leads an integrated test team to perform the following activities in support of the testing function:

  • Writes detailed test plans

  • Participates in other program working groups and IPTs to ensure testing requirements are addressed as needed

  • Develops test scenarios and test scripts

  • Traces requirements to test cases to ensure coverage for full system integration test

  • Ensures that functional and technical requirements are met through system testing, regression testing, performance testing, system interface testing, and security testing activities

  • Develops a framework for automated testing using automated test tools

  • Performs functional administration, configuration, and utilization of testing tools

  • Collects, tracks and reports test metrics and briefs leadership on test status

  • Develops and maintains the Test Management Plan (TMP) that defines the approach, processes, and procedures that integrates with and supports the Government’s Integrated Test and Evaluation (T&E) approach and Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP)

  • Develops and maintains the Requirements Traceability Verification Matrix (RTVM) with imbedded Testability Matrix that maps test methods and events, test scripts, scenarios, and test results to the applicable requirement, to include test-related artifact changes

  • Plans, prepares, manages and reports progress on the System Development Test (STD) activities and deliverables pertaining to Product Level Test (PLT) and Developer’s Integration Test (DIT)

  • Updates and maintains the Testing Strategy portion of the Provisioning Plan

  • Reviews and approves prepared proposals for testing programs, outlines specific testing conditions, develops operating procedures, and participates in Government readiness reviews, entrance/exit reviews, and Program Control Board activities

  • Identifies creative methods to reduce test time, without reducing test coverage, on subsequent product generations

  • Reviews and evaluates complex test specifications, test results, test trends and implements corrective action as needed

  • Reviews and approves prepared detailed technical reports of findings and makes recommendations for needed modifications to correct problems

  • Oversees actual tests and analyzes validity of results

  • Coordinates the resolution of problems inhibiting test progress

  • Reviews customer requirements and specifications to ensure that tests will confirm that these are satisfied

  • Provides expert level guidance to less advanced engineers and may serve as a team lead on specific projects.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or other technically relevant degree and 7-9 years of related experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in managing system testing activities

  • Ability to attain active Secret clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the Agile development process

  • Experience in developing test automation frameworks using tools such as HP Quality Center

  • Knowledge of ERP HCM applications (e.g., Oracle EBS, PeopleSoft) is strongly desired.

  • Knowledge of enterprise-level applications, including ERP, EDI, CRM, data warehouses, etc.

  • Experience in testing in an agile development environment is strongly desired.

  • Knowledge and experience with Oracle EBS HCM, and SQL for testing desired.

  • Experience with Test Management and Automated Test Execution tools such as HP Quality Center and the HP Application Life-Cycle Management Suite (Quality Center, Unified Functional Testing, Performance Center/Load Runner)

  • Experience with defect tracking tools

  • Experience with automated regression test scripts

  • Experience in testing software for federal government

  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. Join CACI, where you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. A Fortune magazine World's Most Admired Company in the IT Services industry, CACI is a member of the Fortune 1000 Largest Companies, the Russell 2000 Index, and the S&P SmallCap600 Index. CACI provides dynamic careers for over 20,000 employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.