Job Description

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Software Quality Assurance Lead

The Opportunity:

When a user tries a new system, they expect it to be intuitive and run smoothly. Functionality, reliability, and user experience are key to successful information systems – and that means rigorous testing. That’s why we need you, an experienced quality assurance specialist who knows how to thoroughly test software and ensure that our team releases the best system possible.

As a quality assurance leader, you’ll oversee a team of testers, evaluating developed systems for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). You’ll guide your team to develop and implement a test plan based on requirements and functional specifications.

Using software quality assurance, you’ll lead your team to generate problem resolutions and track quality assurance standards to see how the system performs, then document the results and communicate defects to the development team so they can start improving the tool. You’ll share your expertise in various types of testing, including manual, automation, performance, accessibility, usability, user acceptance testing, and testing process improvement. This is an opportunity to expand your skills in documenting and solving system deficiencies as well as leading and mentoring others. Are you ready to drive systems solutions to modernize how Veterans access healthcare? 

You Have:  

  • Experience with creating test management plans across the project and implementing the processes with the vision of quality from the beginning

  • Experience with the Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Experience providing guidance to junior and mid-level software quality assurance engineers

  • Experience working with end-users

  • Knowledge of test management software, including Jira or Forum

  • Knowledge of Agile framework

  • Ability to create SQA documentation aligned with software quality management within an Agile framework

  • Ability to evaluate overall quality process across SDLC and make recommendations for quality strategy improvements based on best practices and industry trends

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:  

  • Knowledge of VA VistA testing

  • Knowledge of regression and 508 compliance testing

  • Ability to work effectively independently and on diverse teams

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced and changing environment

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Possession of excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills


Applicants selected will be subject to a government investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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