UIC Alaska

Software Tester

Information Technology
Location : Location
Minimum Clearance Required
Public Trust (NAC)
Travel Requirement




Bowhead seeks a Software Tester to support the Engineering Research and Development Center (ERDC) contract located in Vicksburg, MS. The Software Tester will perform automated and manual testing, and evaluation of automated information systems (AIS), including but not limited to, eSMS.  The number of releases per AIS will vary but anticipate a minimum of six (6) total releases to be tested during the year. 


  • Demonstrate experience with automated testing tools, such as Selenium, TestRail, and/or TeleRik Test Studio. 
  • Demonstrate experience applying the Agile methodology for software development. 
  • Apply knowledge of DevSecOps and be familiar with implementing continuous integration/continuous delivery processes. 
  • Review and analyze system and business specifications, requirement documents and critical design documents for the AIS being evaluated. 
  • Create, maintain, and execute detailed and complete test cases based on their review of the requirement and design documentation. 
  • Perform initial and regression testing of the AIS across all environments using the test cases and identify any defects. 
  • Review, analyze, and document test case results. 
  • Create detailed test reports that identify defects/bugs and communicate these results effectively with the developers. 
  • Perform regression testing as needed upon correction of defects. 
  • Perform testing that includes, but not limited to, performance testing, code reviews, database assessments, and security testing.  
  • Log all tasks into a project planning software to meet audit requirements. 


  • BA/S in Computer Science or related field and an additional two to five (2-5) years of professional experience is highly preferred.
  • A CompTIA Security+ certificate may be required prior to starting this position
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team


Physical Demands:
• Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
• Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
• Must be able to twist, bend, and squat periodically


SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Public Trust level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Public Trust clearance at this location. 




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