• Sr. Test Engineer

    Job ID 2018-1346
    Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
  • Overview

    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.


    TISTA Science and Technology is seeking several Sr. Test Engineers to join our growing team.


    The Sr. Test Engineer should have a passion for testing high-performance "Big Data" systems. In the role, the candidate would be working with an application stack that tests open-source and commercial software including Apache Kafka, Hadoop, Hive, using Python and SQL and all currently implemented in AWS. Candidates will at least have experience working in AWS and be familiar with the technologies we are using.


    • Hands-on work with Java, Python, SQL, APIs and a variety of data systems developing automated test frameworks and test highly scalable data pipeline that collects and process large data sets.
    • Validate data systems and functionality or each release using automation as a key strategy and establishing performance benchmarks
    • Design creative approaches to solving technical challenges with data validation and integration scenarios
    • Be the champion for quality production releases and point person for investigating any related issues
    • Contribute to and promote good software testing practices across the team



    • Extensive Java experience and solid Linux/Unix skills
    • Experience in Testing - Apache Kafka, Hadoop, Hive, MySQL
    • Excellent skills in Python and SQL
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to mentor other test engineers
    • Strong sense of ownership and track record of quality work
    • Can-do attitude and get things done on time and on budget
    • Exercise good judgment about which tools to use and when to use them
    • Good written and oral communication skills
    • Contribute to and promote good software engineering practices across the team.


    • Bachelors of Science or Bachelor of Arts or equivalent experience


    • Ability 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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