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Software Test Lead

Date: Jul 28, 2022

Location: Lorton, Virginia, US

Company: QinetiQ

Who Are We?

We are a world-class team of professionals who deliver next generation technology and products in robotic and autonomous platforms, ground, soldier, and maritime systems in 50+ locations world-wide. Much of our work contributes to innovative research in the fields of sensor science, signal processing, data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR).

QinetiQ Inc.’s dedicated experts in defense, aerospace, security, and related fields all work together to explore new ways of protecting the American Warfighter, Security Forces, and Allies. Being a part of QinetiQ Inc. means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. 

Why Join QinetiQ Inc.?

If you have the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges, then you will experience a unique working environment where innovative teams blend different perspectives, disciplines, and technologies to discover new ways of solving complex problems.  In our diverse and inclusive environment, you can be authentic, feel valued, be respected, and realize your full potential. QinetiQ Inc. will support you with workplace flexibility, a commitment to the health and well-being of you and your family and provide opportunities to work with a purpose. We are committed to supporting your success in both your professional and personal lives.

QinetiQ Inc.seeking an experienced Software Test Engineer to provide validation support by applying testing quality tools, procedures and processes and manage the testing team at our Lorton, VA facility. 


Your Contribution to the Mission:


  • Create high quality test artifacts such as Test Plans, Test Specifications, Defect Tickets, Reports
  • Provide technical leadership in the design and implementation of the test automation strategy for multiple product development teams
  • Be hands-on with developing automated test code
  • Help define the quality culture of a growing and successful team
  • Review product design from a quality assurance standpoint and provide meaningful feedback
  • Work within Agile environments
  • Ensure that a high Test Coverage is achieved
  • Sign-off on all end-of-sprint releases
  • Defines, documents, analyzes, performs, and interprets developmental tests



To Land This Job, You Need:


  • Five to ten years working experience as a Test/SQA engineer and lead for software engineering products
  • Excellent debugging abilities and attention to detail
  • Good working experience with networking and hardware test equipment
  • Demonstrate proficiency in a programming language preferably scripting languages such as Perl or Shell, python
  • Experiance using Windows and Linux
  • Ability to work in agile team (Scrum, Kanban)




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 contact information.

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