Serco Inc.

QA Systems Testing Lead

Recruiting Location
RL_VAHQ - Serco-NA Corporate HQ
Work Location
Information Technology
Position Type
Security Clearance

Position Description

The QA Testing Lead will work within Application Development team in creating and maintaining a robust quality assurance process for testing applications including our internal Financial, HR and WorkForce Management Systems. The ideal candidate will create and maintain manual and automated tests and will act as a quality advocate within the Enterprise Applications Team to ensure QA standards and processes as necessary throughout the Software Development Life Cycle.


The role will include:


  • Work with business partners, product management, and application development to ensure that developed applications and infrastructure changes meet the business needs and deliver business value.
  • Create and adjust test design strategies, test plans, and test data as needed to meet changing user requirements,
  • Verify software functionality based on the test strategy and test plans created and utilize various software testing methodologies to identify the decision points in the software.
  • Demonstrate competencies, which align with our corporate values.



The ideal candidate should possess:


  • Bachelor’s degree or some equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficient in software testing/quality assurance, typically acquired through 5-7 years of experience in a formal testing role.
  • At least 4 years of experience in testing web-based applications.
  • API/web services testing.
  • Testing integrated 3rd party applications.
  • Performing in a technical lead QA role on multiple projects.
  • Experience in planning the implementation of automated test plans and automated testing using either open source or commercial test automation tools.
  • Knowledge of Database design and usage.
  • At least 2 years of hands on experience in developing and executing testcases with Selenium, JMeter, SoapUI or similar tools/framework.
  • Experience in Python programming, JavaScript and SQL will be highly valuable for this position.


Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. Military, numerous U.S. Federal Civilian Agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Government of Canada, State and Local Governments, and Commercial Clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco''s people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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