Enterprise IT Systems Test Lead

The Challenge: 

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, automated test engineers, data analysts and data engineers evaluating developed systems for the Navy. You’ll guide your team to develop and implement a test plan based on functional and technical requirements, along with system, technical, and interface analysis.

You will evaluate proposed software releases, drawing on requirements, technical, and interface analysis and an understanding of the Navy enterprise, including legacy and transformed systems, to determine appropriate testing activities to validate the proposed release. Once you have conducted high level analysis, you will brief Navy leadership and others on the QA needs of the release and a high-level plan to conduct testing. You will work with program leadership and your team to design and develop test events, including functional, automated, performance, regression, usability, user acceptance, and others. You will need to understand and account for potential Independent Verification and Validation, and certification requirements when developing test plans. You will also be responsible for leading development of test cases and scenarios, identifying and fulfilling data needs for testing, and identifying appropriate test environments. You will be responsible for identifying performance criteria for performance testing and designing appropriate test activities to ensure criteria are met.

You will also be expected to guide adoption of automated testing tools and determine appropriate usage of automated test activities. You will determine situations where "White Box" testing is appropriate and plan that testing. You will have responsibility for test execution, reporting and resolution for test activities conducted by the Navy, and you will be expected to coordinate with your counterparts in other organizations to ensure complete testing coverage across the enterprise. This is an opportunity to expand your skills in planning designing and executing enterprise-wide testing activities, scheduling release activities, briefing Navy leadership, and guiding and mentoring your team. Are you a visionary test lead? Are you ready to implement your vision to drive systems solutions to transform and optimize how the Navy manages its people? 

Join us. The world can’t wait.  

You Have:  

  • 6+ years of experience with software or systems testing
  • 3+ years of experience developing test plans, test scenarios, test cases, schedules, or test data requirements
  • Experience working with DoD systems
  • Experience with automated testing
  • Ability to test systems or interfaces, including Web Services, data exchanges, or APIs
  • Ability to brief senior level clients
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:  

  • Experience with Microsoft Project
  • Experience with Selenium 
  • Experience testing PeopleSoft, SalesForce, or Moodle  
  • Experience developing briefs for executive and senior level clients  
  • Knowledge of a wide range of software platforms, such as mainframe, .Net or Java, dashboards, or portals  
  • Ability to lead and provide guidance to large teams


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

Build Your Career: 

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success. 


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 $73,100.00 to $166,000.00 (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.

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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