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Jr. Software Test Engineer


Software Engineer


San Diego, California, United States


This position requires someone who is proactive and passionate about ensuring the quality of software deliverables and can participate in both the manual and automated testing of user interface and backend software implementations effectively. In addition, the Jr. Software Test Engineer will work with System Engineers, Developers and other Testers to accurately author the test based documentation required for the project.

Primary Responsibilities

Position responsibilities will include:

  • Author and execute manual and automated test cases to ensure product requirements are met.
  • Author and maintain tools, techniques, and practices for assuring the testing of the product.
  • Participate in agile planning events, analysis and design events, and reviews
  • Ensure that quality checks and acceptance criteria are satisfied before code merges can occur.
  • Ensure complete and timely reporting on bugs and test results.

· Identify, analyze, and document problems with program function, output, online screen, or content.

  • Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.
  • Write testing documentation and help finalize all system and software documentation CDRLs for the program.
  • Familiarity working on programs using the Agile Scrum methodology

What you will like about this position…

  • Being part of an amazing team of professionals all passionate about the vision of the product and the positive impact it provides to our many customers.
  • Implementing a wide variety of technologies and the use of powerful industry-standard development tools and practices.


  • Position requires US citizenship and an active Secret DoD security clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 2-3 years of software development testing experience.
  • At least 2 years of experience in software testing and/or software development.
  • Experience with a scripting language: Python, JavaScript, and related others.
  • Experience with implementing regression testing for software.
  • Experience performing “illity” testing, especially performance testing.
  • Familiarity and/or experience using automated test tools on software projects.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with both Product Owners and software developers.
  • Knowledge of Agile Development methodologies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred (some subset of the following):

  • Ability to quickly become proficient in new tools/technologies.
  • Ability to identify efficiencies and process improvements between the development and testing disciplines.
  • Experience in Agile development methodologies.
  • Experience with a version control system (e.g., Git, SVN).
  • Experience with an issue/problem tracking system (e.g., VersionOne, Jira).
  • Experience with continuous integration environments (e.g., Jenkins).
  • Proficiency with MS Office Products (i.e., Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint).
  • DoD 8570 approved security certification (i.e., Security +, CISSP, etc.) (Will be required 90 days after hire)

Desired Skills:

  • Experience using Squish for Qt.

Agile certification

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $117,500.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.