Tista Science and Technology Corporation

  • Tester

    Job ID 2019-1531
    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 Tester to join our growing team in Rockville, MD.


    • Work as part of cross-functional Agile and SDLC project teams
    • Manage project deadlines, as well as your time and schedule in a fast-paced federal environment
    • Designing, developing and supporting frameworks for the test infrastructure and providing automation expertise to development teams
    • Conduct backend testing using SQL queries to Insert, Select, Update and Delete records from an Oracle database
    • Experienced in test scenario development in Cucumber with the ability to implement new libraries for API, back end, and UI testing
    • Research, recommend and implement tools as needed with the goal of increasing the number of automated test cases
    • Mentor team members on automation tools and techniques
    • Proactively bringing issues and problems to the attention of the team while generating, proposing and implementing innovative solutions
    • Generated detailed documentation and maintain a log of all test cases and test results
    • Use appropriate measures and KPIs to validate and report on software quality
    • Work closely with the software engineering team, product management, and technical operations as well as business users and senior management
    • Show creativity by quickly identifying and testing for functional ‘edge cases’ outside of expected functionality work-flow
    • Have the drive to become an expert in:
      • Unit testing
      • UX Testing
      • UI Testing
      • Integration testing of APIs
      • Performance and scalability testing
    • Perform thorough analysis of Software Requirement documentation to ensure completeness and testability of requirements


    • 5+ years' experience in testing software applications
    • Experience working in Agile and SDLC work environments
    • Experience with defect tracking/requirements management tool, desired technologies include: IBM Rational Suite, (ClearQuest, Requirements Pro, Functional Test)
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio) 
    • Experience in writing, executing and monitoring automated test suites using a variety of technologies including, but not limited to, Cucumber, Concordion, Selenium, Fit/FitNesse, SoapUI, HP ALM, HP QTP
    • Building test infrastructures using containerization technologies such as Docker and working within continuous delivery / continuous release pipeline processes (desired)
    • Experience in Testing Web Services using SOAP UI
    • Experience writing with SQL scripts to retrieve data from an Oracle database
    • Experience testing weekly builds and full regression testing for production releases
    • SpringBoot development experience (desired)



    •  Bachelor’s degree or higher in Information Technology or equivalent experience may be substituted


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


    •  Rockville, MD (remote work also available)


    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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