Job ID 2020-4739
Job Locations
IT: Administrator / Analyst / Architect / Engineer
Regular Full-Time


NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. NCI's AI solution, Shai(tm), scales humans with artificial intelligence by empowering the workforce to meet their mission by using best in class AI solutions coupled with our exceptional service offerings. Working with strategic partners, NCI is committed to bringing commercial innovation to missions of national importance. NCI is a mid-tier systems integrator headquartered in Reston, VA, and operates at locations across the globe.


NCI has been designated a 2020 Military Friendly Employer by  




NCI: As a Software Tester, you are responsible for developing, implementing, and ensuring testing practices and automation. You utilize in-depth knowledge of technological alternatives and business system requirements to recommend innovations that enhance and provides a competitive advantage to the organization. You apply Agile best practices to collaborate and participate in creating user stories for test cases to ensure the delivery of solutions. In assuming this position, you are a vital contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments as well as to expand our AI solutions.



  • Build a test strategy for developed products: UI, functional, technical, interface, and database.
  • Identify risks and outlines mitigation plan.
  • Write and execute load test scripts
  • Provide Test-Driven Development practices for all User Stories.
  • Ensure all work conforms to the Government standards, such as security, architecture, and design guidelines in accordance with each agreed upon Definition of Done.
  • Implement lessons learned/best practices and look to improve the quality of the releases.
  • Maintain the Development Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) as well as document development and testing against the RTM.
  • Work with UI/UX team and Material management SME to ensure that workflow and user story activities
  • Coordinate with teams to validate methods and ensure accurate measures.
  • Meet both technical and consumer needs.
  • Assist in determining the direction of current and future developments in the testing strategy.
  • Work across development and operational environments.
  • Stay abreast of software testing technologies and best practices.
  • Skillful to multitask and flexible to changing strategies and re-prioritized tasks.




  • US citizenship
  • National security clearance at the SECRET level
  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2+ years of experience in software testing
  • 1+ year of experience in software quality assurance
  • Knowledge of or working experience with CI/CD pipelines
  • Innovative thinking – ability to learn new tools and techniques and apply them to the program

 Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Experience transforming large, government programs to the cloud
  • Written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to communicate solutions effectively to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience working in an Agile environment

Physical Requirements: 

This position requires the ability to perform the below essential functions:

  • Sitting for long periods
  • Ambulate throughout an office
  • Ambulate between several buildings


It is the policy of NCI to provide equal opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class or category as may be defined by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. In addition, we affirm that all compensation, benefits, company-sponsored training, educational assistance, social, and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. It is our firm intent to support equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in keeping with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulationsNCI is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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