Requisition Number: 13727B
State: MD


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Description/Job Summary

We have a Remote Work Program where team members have the opportunity work from home the balance of the work week.  More details will be provided during the interview process.

GCE - Global Connections to Employment is excited to offer career opportunities within our fast growing organization. Our mission – "Helping people throughout life’s journey" and the vision to be the trusted partner for improving the quality of life in the communities we serve. We are a "Top 25" non-profit provider under the AbilityOne® Program. GCE serves to help people with disabilities find meaningful employment in multiple business service lines in 14 states, including internationally. GCEs IT teams maintains government and commercial contracts and we have been honored with numerous awards for service excellence and supporting employee morale. Our IT team is a primary federal contractor for DMDC for DoD, where our focus is on identity management and software development credentialing, and personnel security and benefits. We offer competitive compensation and benefits package.

At Global Connections to Employment, we value differences. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, physical or mental ability, age, religion, identity, and experience. This commitment motivates us everyday. We’re passionate about creating opportunities for all people on their unique journey through life.

Position Summary

The Quality Assurance Test Engineer performs quality assurance activities with little supervision for one or more software development projects. Assists with the development of project Software Quality Assurance Plan and the implementation of procedures that conform to the contract requirements. Provides input into assessing how the project’s software development process is being implemented relative to the defined process and collaborates with the team to recommend methods to optimize the organization’s process.

Role Requirements Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field (may substitute equivalent combination of education and experience)

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in software development
  • Experience with the following software languages:
    • PL/SQL
    • C++
    • Java, JavaScript
    • Java Framework (i.e., Strut 2 and Spring)
    • Apache Tomcat
    • Linux (Red Hat)
    • GenEdit
  • Experience using version control systems (i.e., CVS, VSS, or TFS)
  • Experience using issue tracking software (i.e., JIRA, BugZilla, or TestTrack Pro) x Additional Requirements:
  • Understanding of different software development life cycles (i.e., waterfall, iterative, agile, etc.)
  • Understanding of both manual and automated testing methodologies, processes, and testing metrics
  • Basic understanding of how to create, edit, update SQL statements
  • Fundamental knowledge in scripting languages to automate testing tasks
  • Ability to develop and document test plans and create/update test cases based on functional/technical specifications
  • Ability to develop application testing knowledge on the Windows platform, especially Client/Server .Net and Java applications, data synchronization, Global Platform and Biometrics, and/or XML/SOAP applications
  • Ability to learn to independently test .Net and Java client/server software suites with multiple independent components
  • Ability to learn to use automated testing tools
  • Basic analytical and quantitative skills
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for a public trust clearance or higher.
  • U.S. Citizenship (required per government contract)

To Apply

Interested applicants please visit our Career Center @  and complete our on-line applications. Our toll free number is (866) 236-3981.

GCE is putting our employee health and safety first by following guidance from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  recommendations on preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Global Connections to Employment, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING REQUIRED

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