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Huntington Ingalls Industries Tester/Technical Writer - 18677 in Merrifield, Virginia

Tester/Technical Writer - 18677

Position Location Merrifield, VA

Requisition # 18677

# of Openings 1

HII – Mission Driven Innovative Solutions Inc. (HII-MDIS) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

HII - MDIS is currently seeking a Tester/Technical Writer to work out of their client's Merrifield, VA office.

Duties and Responsibilities (to include but not be limited to the following):

  • Analyzes functional and system requirements.

  • Develops and documents system test strategies, test plans and test cases.

  • Manages updates and revisions of the test plans.

  • Conducts system testing based on developed test plans and test cases.

  • Documents and analyzes test results.

  • Assists the development team in debugging and reproducing reported issues.

  • Generates and maintains SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) artifacts.

  • Documents and maintain updates on requirements traceability.

  • Ensures content is of high quality and conforms to standards.

  • Conducts research and gathering of technical information for use in written documents

  • Applies interpersonal and interviewing skills to gather needed information from stakeholders to support writing activities.

  • Records, tracks and reports on defects and their resolution.

Qualifications and Experience:

Required –

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in area of specialty

  • 3+ years of experience in the field or in a related area

  • Familiar with section 508 compliant UI design is a plus

  • Familiar with issue/bug tracking system

  • Strong writing and communication skills

  • To be able to analyzes data sets to identify quality issues

  • To be able to demonstrate current work is a plus


  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

  • Must be able to obtain and keep a USPS Sensitive Clearance

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder and have been living in the U.S. for at least the last five years

  • Must not have traveled outside of the United States for more than 180 days in the last five years

  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.