Test Engineer

Test Engineering Annapolis Junction, MD Laurel, MD


** Active Top Secret (TS/SCI) clearance with polygraph required.**

For over 10 years Visionist has been solving the Intelligence Community's toughest software and analysis challenges. Our staff enjoy the benefits and career growth opportunities of an established organization with the amazing culture of a small company. We are an employee-owned small business, meaning our employees see the benefit of their contributions and have a stake in our overall success.

Are you interested in developing the DoD's future platform for cyber forensic and malware exploitation analysis? Do you want to develop software on modern cloud platforms and incorporate machine learning and AI techniques? Are you interested in learning how to develop cutting-edge software to conduct static, memory, and dynamic analysis in user and kernel mode? Join Visionist to support the next generation of cyber defense platforms.

As a test engineer you will design, integrate, test, deliver, and maintain the analytic tools, capabilities, and software necessary to find, extract, unpack, and analyze files (embedded or otherwise, various file types). Your efforts will result in an enterprise capability for the DoD to improve cyberspace operations and defend U.S. vital national security interests.


  • Work with software, security and integration teams to define and implement test plans and procedures
  • Conduct testing and evaluate and document the results of testing and evaluation.
  • Testing will include hardware and software component testing, subsystem and system level development testing, system compatibility testing, acceptance testing, functional testing, integration testing, qualification testing, and beta testing.
  • Work with the customer to perform all activities to provide technical support, such as design, integration, certification and accreditation, functional testing, end user testing


  • Eight (8) years demonstrated experience in preparing, conducting, and documenting various systems tests and results to verify system operability and compliance with project standards and requirements; developing or testing software written in C/C++, Java, Perl, Python and other scripting languages on Windows and Linux/UNIX platforms, and participating in peer review of development and test deliverables.
  • Eight (8) years of experience with identifying, documenting and tracking software defects through resolution, using industry standard lifecycle tools such as Atlassian Suite (Jira), Rational Suite, Bugzilla or similar tools
  • Four (4) years of experience years testing software following Agile lifecycle processes and practices, using Agile tools such as Atlassian Suite and GitHub
  • Two (2) years of experience testing using CI/CD processes and tools
  • Two (2) years of experience developing software or scripts in Python, Bash or similar languages, and developing test automation frameworks.
  • Two (2) years of experience with estimating resources, level of effort, and timelines for testing tasks using Agile story point construct or similar methods, providing input on dependencies and risks for testing
  • Experience with one or more of the following tools: Selenium, PyTest, Puppeteer, Sphinx.

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience developing or testing software being developed/deployed on AWS cloud
  • AWS certification at Associate level or higher
  • Experience developing automated software documentation using Markdown and reStructuredText
  • Demonstrated knowledge of or experience working with OSI Model, TCP/IP networking, routing, switching, and other basic network concepts.

Who We Are:

Are you ready to create, modernize, and deploy software that changes the world? In support of the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community, Visionist offers the most cutting-edge software engineering, design, and analysis services. Our interdisciplinary team of engineers develops a wide range of products, from high level software, to UX/UI design, low level reverse engineering, and everything in between. Our tools are used throughout our customer organizations and our expertise is sought out by industry leaders. Our focus in cyber (CNO), data science and analytics, and user experience design has made the tools we create unlike any in the world. If you’d like to join a group of individuals supporting mission critical tasking in a cleared environment, then Visionist is the place for you. Our collaborative work environment harbors creativity and innovation which makes us the front runners in our field. The mission is our focus, and our people are our passion.

Benefits Highlights:

  • 15% retirement combined contribution (5% matching + 10% additional) to 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) each year.
  • 4 weeks paid time off that is never “use or lose” AND 12 paid holidays.
  • Flexible hours with the ability to bank extra hours for additional time off or receive straight-time overtime.
  • $10K tuition reimbursement or $1,950 student loan help annually.
  • Carefirst BCBS Medical, Dental, and Vision.
  • Government shutdown protection means employees don't have to use leave for up to 3 days out of the year for inclement weather or budget issues.
  • Career growth through continuing education, training, conferences and lunch & learns.
  • $7,500 employee referral bonus.
  • Parental benefits including extra leave, take-out meals and more.
  • $600 annual Lifestyle Bonus to support your personal fitness, tech upgrades or donate it to charity.
  • Competitive pay including annual raises and bonuses.
  • Fun employee and family gatherings like lunches, picnics, cooking contests D&D club and more!

U.S. Citizenship required (green card holders and permanent residents not eligible). Applicants selected will be required to obtain/maintain a government security clearance.

Visionist Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Protected Veterans / Individual with Disabilities employer.