Software Test Engineer (Engineer Software Quality 3) - 16044

Date: Feb 18, 2024

Location: Fairfax, VA, Virginia, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 16044 

Required Travel: 0 - 10% 

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain  

Level of Experience: Senior 

Job Description

HII Mission Technologies is seeking a Software Test Engineer to work out of their Fairfax, VA office in support of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

This is contingent upon contract award.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Performs formal software testing activities for complex software applications
  • Reviews user requirements documentation; assists in development of test plans; develops test data to be used in performing tests; and transforms test plans into test scripts
  • Ensures proper execution of test scripts and documentation of test results in tracking systems
  • Analyses test results, documents conclusions, and makes recommendations that are fully supported by test results
  • Configurations are working as intended and issues are remediated
  • Development of new functionalities are tested
  • Testing must abide by the USPS Technology Solutions Life Cycle (TSLC) Processes/Policies
  • Provide and deliver annual testing against any applicable 508 compliance requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 3 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 0 years experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 9 years relevant experience.
  • Client requirements: A minimum of 7 years of professional service as a software engineer or similar role
  • Ability to create and execute test plans against customer requirements, to thoroughly test application
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum processes and management tools such as VersionOne.
  • Experience in full software development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Experience with HP ALM Testing Framework utilizing BPT and UFT
  • Ability to provide leadership, create and share ideas, implement best practices, and assist the Postal Service organization by creating, advancing, and sharing cost-effective ideas to help revolutionize its business
  • Ability to interact and coordinate with others in a fast-paced environment
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information
  • Must be able to obtain and keep a USPS Sensitive Clearance
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or have a Green Card and have been living in the U.S. for at least the last five years
  • Must not have traveled outside of the United States for more than 180 days in the last five years
  • The selected candidate for hire will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII and/or client requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • A degree from an accredited College/University in the applicable field of services is preferred

This opportunity resides with Live, Virtual, Constructive Solutions, a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. As a trusted partner to our military customers, we design, develop and operate systems that bring together service members from across the globe to help you train like you fight, because we understand that preparation requires full coordination—not readiness in piece parts.


HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit:


HII is committed to cultivating an inclusive company culture to promote collaboration and enhance creativity by hiring a diverse work force. HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.