Software Test Engineer

Location: Fort Belvoir, VA
Job Code: 1548
# of Openings: 1


Who Are We?

QinetiQ Inc. is an innovative C5ISR Systems and Technology leader. Our company is built on a foundation of advanced technology, systems engineering, rapid prototyping, and improved operational sensing. We work with the latest technological developments in government, industry, and academia, leveraging that knowledge to rapidly advance the state of the art, combining cutting edge sensor technology with innovative research in fields such as sensor science, signal processing, data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR). 

We are a world-class team of professionals that build Ground Systems, Solider Systems, Airborne Sensing and Processing Technologies and Integrated C2 solutions.  Our customers are always our number one priority and our mission is to empower and protect American Warfighters and Security Forces!


Your Contribution to Our Mission:

  • Support testing and evaluation systems, involving the design and development of test processes and plans, execution of testing, and documentation of test results.
  • Recommend policies and procedures for testing and evaluation (T&E)
  • Develop T&E artifacts for the program’s systems acquisitions
  • Furnish test plans and procedures, as well as data analysis and management plans
  • Create contract data requirements lists and data item descriptions
  • Develop test readiness review criteria
  • Conduct developmental T&E, integration testing, and assessment testing to verify technical performance
  • Test in the field, including execution of dry runs and runs for record, as well as test support for pilot projects and demonstrations
  • Conduct test site support, such as acquiring test support material
  • Analyze hardware and software failures and recommendations to vendors of corrective action
  • Develop test evaluation master plans (TEMP)


To Land This Job, You Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, information systems, information technology, computer science, or similar field
  • 3-5 years of relevant software test experience
  • Thorough understanding of middleware patterns (e.g., publish/subscribe and request/response)
  • Experience with various software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum, Waterfall)
  • Experience with full application lifecycle management and collaboration tools (e.g., Jira, Confluence, GitLab, GitFlow, and BitBucket)
  • Experience working in a Cross-platform environment (Linux, Windows)
  • Experience working with IP-based networking


Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

DOD Secret


Why QinetiQ Inc.?

  • Your work will contribute to the protection of American Warfighters and Security Forces.
  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technology.
  • Extensive opportunities for continuous learning, professional growth and advancement. 
  • We only hire the best!  No matter if you are entry or senior level, you will have the opportunity learn from some of the best in the industry.
  • We have fun!  We regularly have company events, from luncheons and costume contests to golf tournaments.
  • We care about YOU and YOUR FAMILY.  We offer competitive benefits and health insurance options.


No One Has Time for Long Job Applications!

We completely understand.  That is why we have made the application process easy.  We promise.  This will be simple.



If because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (540) 658-2720 Opt 4 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

QinetiQ Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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