Technical Tester (Senior) in Herndon, VA at Unisys Federal Systems

Date Posted: 11/24/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Technical Tester to join our team to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.

In this role you will need experience in software testing, creation and implementation of Test Strategies, Test Plans, Manual Test Cases and Automated Test Scripts.
Experience in backend testing is a prerequisite. Prior experience as a developer is a plus.

Specific day to day test engineering duties include, but not limited to:

  • Developing test scripts
  • Generating test data
  • Data Validation
  • Web service testing
  • Data interface message testing preferably with XML message set
  • Developing SQL or Unix scripts for test data generation or test harness automation
  • Execute regression, functional, and system testing
  • Verifying results and producing test summaries and defect reports
  • Identifying defects and requirement discrepancies
  • Generating defect change requests and reporting discrepancies 

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree and minimum 8 years  experience or equivalent work experience.
  • At least 3 years of software development (either Java or .Net or SQL programming) experience plus the ability to utilize that experience to develop a strong test approach.
  • Strong SQL development skills (preferably PL-SQL) and solid understanding of relational databases especially testing in a large database.
  • Ability to understand data models and write test scripts based on the data model
  • 3-5 years of experience with any one of the following Test Management Software (HP Mercury suite of tools –QuickTestPro, Test Director, LoadRunner, Quality Center, preferrably Selenium) to conduct functional, regression and performance testing,
  • Evaluate test results, report and manage defects.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in all stages of application testing, including backend testing, functional, usability, regression, load/stress and performance testing 
  • Experience with integration level testing, requiring ability to work with both big picture & in-depth domain knowledge.
  • Proven ability to develop, execute and maintain automated test suites across multiple environments: Back end applications, Web, and Web Services, desktop, and Web Service testing using Soap UI with basic XML knowledge

Nice to have Skills:

  • Ability to define and generate meaningful test metrics
  • Prior experience in a software development arena is a plus.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills. Must have the ability to present solutions to technical and non-technical project members.
  • Experience with XML and NIEM a plus
  • Experience working in an agile development process is a plus.
  • Experience with Selenium is a MUST

Customer Requirements

  • Clearance – Must pass CBP BI background check
  • Citizenship – Must be a US Citizen
  • Location: Herndon, VA
About Unisys

Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?

Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Unisys team supporting the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers.  As a member of our diverse team, you’ll gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.

Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

Unisys is a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges at the intersection of modern and mission critical. We work with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to secure and keep their mission-critical operations running at peak performance; streamline and transform their data centers; enhance support to their end users and constituents; and modernize their enterprise applications. We do this while protecting and building on their legacy IT investments. Our offerings include outsourcing and managed services, systems integration and consulting services, high-end server technology, cybersecurity and cloud management software, and maintenance and support services. Unisys has more than 23,000 employees serving clients around the world.

Unisys offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, a 401k with an immediately vested company match, vacation and educational benefits. To learn more about Unisys visit us at

Unisys is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/ Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


Req ID = 2019-7268