Sr. Software Engineer

Job ID 2018-1224
Job Locations US-MD-Rockville


TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is an Inc. 500 company, a recipient of the 2010 Top 100 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses from Diversity Business, recognized in Washington Technology's FAST 50 list of the fastest growing small businesses in government contracting in 2012 & 2013, recognized as the Top 25 Fastest Growing Small Technology companies by the Washington Business Journal in 2014 & 2015, and selected as the Veteran Owned Company of the Year in 2014 by the Montgomery County MD Dept. of Economic Development.



The Senior Software Engineer will collaborate with a team of engineers to help identify user needs, find solutions, and taking our products from concept to launch.

  • Work closely with a team of data engineers, designers, data scientists and analysts to develop and scale the project’s data infrastructure.
  • Build data pipelines using Apache Spark, Scala, Python, YARN, Apache Airflow etc.
  • Work closely with User Experience and Engineering teams and coordinate planning for new products.
  • Break down problems and generate shared understanding across technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Write unit tests and get close to 100% code coverage.
  • Work on AWS – S3 for storage, EC2 and EMR for processing/analysis
  • Follow Agile methodology for the software development.


  • 6+ year of engineering experience; focus on back-end development and/or data engineering
  • Expertise with at least one of the following languages: Java, Python, Scala, or Spark
  • Strong experience with AWS; including EC2, EBS, RedShift, EMR, ELB, SNS, RDS, CloudFormation, and more
  • Experience with tools like Maven, Jenkins, Git
  • Able to perform as effective, contributing member of a geographically dispersed team across multiple time-zones
  • Strong and effective written and verbal communication skills required


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field of study; experience is accepted in lieu of degree


  • Must be eligible to obtain a Public Trust


  • Rockville, MD


Here at TISTA Science and Technology we value our Veterans and encourage all to apply!


TISTA is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



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