Sotera Defense Solutions

Test Engineer- Full Performance

US-VA-Northern Virginia
3 months ago
TS/SCI with Polygraph


Sotera is looking for top talent to join our team supporting the critical Application Operational and Sustainment (O&S) support program for an Intelligence Community Customer that is on the front line of National Defense.


Candidates must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph


The Test Engineer- Full Performance would be responsible for:

  • Participate in all phases of software development to keep abreast of system requirements and specifications and development of corresponding test plans, procedures and scripts and test tools selection
  • Estimates for software-testing costs and schedule
  • Conduct software compatibility tests with programs, hardware, operating systems, or network environments
  • Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates
  • Update automated test scripts to ensure currency
  • Performs highly complex testing and analyzes network systems development including integration, systems testing, interoperability testing, field test plans and customer acceptance plans to maintain the credibility/viability of the system
  • Investigates and resolves highly complex operational matters of significance in conjunction with other engineering and technical support to ensure cost effective and efficient resolution of problems
  • Provides technical expertise and guidance in the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of test processes and diagnostic programs for system testing
  • Consults with clients on highly complex systems; determines systems requirements; recommends processes and/or programs, coordinates project team and follows through on implementation
  • Provides complex technical expertise to engineering management in the development, maintenance and refinement of internal quality control and reliability programs


Required Qualifications

  • 3 plus years of hands on manual testing experience Experience with Jenkins, Selenium, Findbugs, Junit
  • Experience working with computer systems and their uses
  • Experience working with scripting languages such as TCL, PERL, HP
  • Experience working with data transmission protocols such as TCP/IP
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong time management, priority allocation and task management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members
  • Strong presentation skills to present test results to individuals and groups
  • Good leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel 


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or related field or equivalent

Candidates must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph



About The Organization

Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. (Sotera) is an agile, mid-size national security technology company that delivers innovative systems, solutions and services in support of the critical missions of the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and federal law enforcement agencies charged with ensuring the safety and security of our nation. Our 1,200 employees are focused on delivering essential counterterrorism, cyber operations, intelligence, data analytics, C4ISR and force mobility solutions to our customers throughout the national security community.


Sotera Defense Solutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with Sotera through its online applicant system, please contact Sotera’s recruiting team at  


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