AECOM Software Programmer/Quality Assurance Specialist in Norfolk, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 145832BR

Position Title Software Programmer/Quality Assurance Specialist

Job Category Information Technology

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City Norfolk

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a Software Programmer/Quality Assurance Specialist to provide technical service to a government customer at our Norfolk, VA AECOM office.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop and update unit tests to validate source code modules.

  • Manage and interface work items with Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS).

  • Create, modify, and run test plans/cases to certify system functionality and/or changes.

  • Review requirements, specifications and documentation to gain a thorough understanding of the programs and processes to be certified.

  • Distribute test results to development staff to satisfy adequate unit testing.

  • Ensures that quality software is provided for release to production by independently executing test scripts.

  • Maintain test databases and ensure their integrity and currency.

  • Provide or validate estimates for assigned tasks.

  • Assist with configuration management tasks (Unit test, test plans/cases, source code control, and coordination of requirement changes) on projects as required.

  • May write trace-ability matrices and test reports

  • Perform all other position related duties as requested or assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, math, engineering or equivalent

  • Seven years’ experience, to include: software Design, Development, and Test and Evaluation.

  • Four years’ experience should be in programming with C#, C++, Java or other object oriented programming languages.

  • Three years’ experience, should include: Web page design and using .NET tools and .net Integrated Development Environment tools,, Microsoft Test Manager or equivalent, and HTML editor tools.

  • Will be required to complete the following certification or other designated approved certification within one and a half years after assuming duties: Microsoft Certified Software Development (MCSD).

  • Good written and oral communication skills and demonstrated supervisory skills.

  • Position may require travel.

  • Position requires an Active DoD Secret Security Clearance, which requires USA citizenship.

Preferred Qualifications .

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.