Software Test Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/29/18
Stafford, VA
5 - 7 years experience
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/29/18
  • Support key system level activities in the deployment of state of the art communication tools
  • Communicate plans, requirements, results and information to customers at a variety of management levels and technical backgrounds
  • Conduct system testing of program requirements with associated documentation
  • Possess knowledge of hardware/software test and IV&V processes
  • Succeed in a fast paced, rapidly changing range/field environment
  • Work independently and interface professionally with other government agencies, contractors
  • Review end-user requirements, and provide feedback to support automation testing efforts
  • Assist troubleshooting efforts related to systems administration

Parsons focuses on providing our customers with unique capabilities and expertise that other company’s lack. We operate as a high-performance team focused on maintaining the top technical talent to perform the customer mission - our number one priority. The ideal candidate is a creative and detail-oriented self-starter eager to sink his or her teeth into something new!

  • Develop Test Plans, procedures, Test Cases, and Test Reports for software projects.
  • Perform software testing during development, test, and deployment phases.
  • Execute quality assurance, and process improvement.
  • Develop test data and define test acceptance criteria
  • Independent testing and evaluation to include verification and validation, system verification testing, functional testing, and regression/ad hoc testing
  • Investigates and resolves operational problems in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel


  • A minimum of 5+ years of practical work experience in writing test procedures, performing testing, and documenting test
    results for software applications.
  • A BS degree in Computer Science or related field can be substituted for 2 years of experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience with testing software running under either Microsoft Windows or LINUX Operating
  • Functional knowledge of mobile device security software

Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a federal background investigation and must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials.


  • May serve as a technical team or task leader.
  • Experience using a scriptinglanguage (i.e. Python)
  • Knowledge of packet sniffing / capturing tools such as Wireshark
  • Self-starter, motivated and able to work in a highly dynamic environment 

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.


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