You’ve stumbled upon the rare B Corp government contractor!

At TCG, we aim to prove that businesses can be good to their employees and responsible to their community while being profitable. We’re an award-winning IT solutions provider to the Federal government seeking a Quality Assurance Test Engineer to join our team.

The Test Engineer ensures that every phase and feature of the software solution is tested and that all issues are identified before the product goes live. Analyzes and tests software (cloud and/or in-house) to ensure that products meet design specifications and standards. Designs manual and/or automated test plans, scenarios, scripts, and procedures based on business requirements. Tests any new software to ensure functional requirements, system compliance, and technical specifications are met. Ensures there is a regression plan in place for continued testing with each release.

Either US Citizenship or Permanent Residency is required for this role. In addition, the selected applicant must submit to a government background investigation and be favorably adjudicated before their first day.

TCG is pleased to offer remote employment in the following states: AL, AZ, CO, CT, DE, GA, HI, IL, IN, KS, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NJ, NC, OH, OR, PA (excluding the City of Philadelphia), SC, TN, UT, VA, WV, and WI.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create test plans, test cases, and test scripts
  • Execute and document results of test scripts
  • Perform functional, integration, and regression testing of the system
  • Document defects and suggested enhancements in the tracking system
  • Work with Business Analyst or Scrum Master to ensure business requirements are clear and complete before development begins
  • Work with developers to ensure the system fulfills business requirements and all issues are resolved successfully
  • Create and execute automation scripts where appropriate
  • Apply quality assurance principles throughout the Agile product lifecycle
  • Mentors and supports more junior team members
  • Support growth initiatives through knowledge sharing and acquiring relevant certifications
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • A minimum of 5 years of related work experience
  • 2–3 years experience developing test plans, test cases, and test scripts
  • 1–2 years experience with test automation tools (Selenium, Ruby, Record, Replay, etc.)
  • Experience with writing SQL and JSON
  • Initiative and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to quickly shift focus to other tasks
  • Outside the box thinker
  • Continuously look for ways to improve the quality of our work
  • Apply software testing best practices
  • Being able to navigate work with minimum or no requirements
  • Ability to analyze issues and solve problems
  • Basic knowledge of coding/ scripting
  • Understanding of the principles of system analysis and quality assurance
  • Experience collaborating with developers and analysts to define system needs
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of QA methodology and tools
  • The ability to prioritize and organize efforts in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates excellent grammar and spelling in written communication
  • Demonstrated ability to write clear technical documentation

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Experience using and working with open source tools
  • CTFL — ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level
  • Hands-on experience with Jira
  • Strong sense of ownership and responsibility

EDUCATION:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field is desired; four years of relevant experience is acceptable in lieu of degree

TCG does not discriminate based on race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, caste, or veteran status.

Our B Corp mission is reflected in our benefits, including offerings like health care, 401K, parental leave, adoption assistance, financial planning services, student loan repayment assistance, and training budget, among others. There’s more, see for yourself.

TCG is recognized for treating employees well, in fact, in 2024 The Washington Post named TCG as a “Top Workplace” for the tenth straight year based on how our employees feel about the company, the benefits TCG offers, and the work/life balance that our staff achieves. And, our CEO was ranked best, by TCG employees’ votes, among all midsize companies in the Washington Post Top Workplace survey.

Try us … we’ll make you happy

Internal title/grade: Quality Assurance Engineer, Grade 5
Salary Range: $73,500 — $95,000