Software Assurance Analyst in Merrifield at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 9/23/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Requisition Number: 8026 

Required Travel: 11 - 25%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: USPS Sensitive 

Level of Experience: Entry Level 

Job Description

HII - Mission Technologies is currently seeking a Software Assurance Analyst to work out of their client's Merrifield, VA office in support of the USPS Engineering Systems Software Development Life Cycle Process Management Project.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the timeliness and quality of all contract and SDLC deliverables associated with assigned releases and or IV&V tasks.
  • Manage risks, perform mitigations, and track issues to resolution. Responsible for reviewing, verifying, and validating SDLC documentation such as Software Requirement Specifications, Software Master Test Plans, and Software Modification Orders.
  • Examines supplier-provided documents prepared during the software development process to ensure technical accuracy, readability, and completeness.
  • Provide recommended changes to satisfy documentation requirements, project objectives, and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Responsible for ensuring software requirements completely identify the functionality for the system and that all requirements have thoroughly been tested.
  • Responsible for observing testing, understanding how testing is conducted, and reporting results.
  • Responsible for writing technically accurate, detailed, readable, and complete documents, including but not limited to Software Test Reports and Technical Analysis Reports (TAR).
  • Track releases for process compliance and for achieving deliverables on schedule.
  • Stay informed of and drive the appropriate application of IEEE standards and templates.
  • Responsible for planning, monitoring, tracking, and reporting progress in written and verbal forms to stakeholders at multiple levels.
  • Responsible for effectively collaborating across many stakeholders in an integrated environment.
  • Attend technical meetings.
  • Provide peer reviews to others as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree completed or in progress in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field.
  • Experience with quality assurance in a software development environment.
  • Experience with reviewing, verifying, and validating SDLC documentation.
  • Ability to ensure requirements traceability throughout all SDLC documentation including test cases and test results.
  • Ability in writing technical reports that are technically accurate, complete, and correct.

HII’s Mission Technologies division develops integrated solutions that enable today’s connected, all-domain force. Capabilities include C5ISR systems and operations; the application of AI and machine learning to battlefield decisions; defensive and offensive cyberspace strategies and EW; unmanned, autonomous systems; LVC solutions; platform modernization; and critical nuclear operations. Together, HII's domain expertise and advanced technologies support mission partners anywhere around the globe. For more information, visit

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong.

HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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