Tista Science and Technology Corporation

  • Sr. Functional Tester

    Job ID 2018-1502
    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 Corporation is seeking a Sr. Functional Tester to join our growing team.


    The ideal candidate will work collaboratively with a high-performing team of technical and business experts on a Federal project to support functional testing efforts throughout the entire solution testing life-cycle.



    • Develop functional testing scenarios as well as detailed functional test cases
    • Manage project deadlines, as well as your time and schedule in a fast-paced federal environment
    • Review and generate complex test plans, generate test case data, build procedures and testing scripts based upon functional specifications
    • Execute test cases, coordinate and execute tests, log and validate defects, debug and document
    • Must be able to work well within a team environment and have exceptional collaboration skills with all levels of business and technical staff
    • Interact with Federal and contractor functional leads to clarify requirements and scenarios
    • Assist test lead/manager to define and refine functional testing approaches, tools, automation and documentation
    • Serve as a functional testing subject matter expert to assist other test engineers as needed
    • Participate in regular project status meetings, track and communicate testing progress, issues and risks
    • Assist the Federal and contractor resources to conduct User Acceptance Testing
    • Utilize software testing tools and develop software test automation
    • Respond to developers' questions regarding test results, bugs and defects
    • Communicate frequently with customers and team members, facilitating discussions and exercising professional judgment as required


    • 5-8 years’ experience in testing software applications
    • Experience working in Agile and SDLC work environments
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio) 
    • Experience in test automation including the development and execution of automated test scripts
    • Experience with defect tracking/requirements management tool, desired technologies include: IBM Rational Suite, (ClearQuest, Requirements Pro, Functional Test)
    • Experience in all phases of software testing including test planning, functional testing, and regression testing
    • Experience testing all layers of the application, including web-based user interface, service layer, data migration, integration layer, data layer, and performance testing


    •  Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or similar technical subjects


    • MBI Clearance, which entails a detailed income tax and credit review


    • 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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