Tista Science and Technology Corporation

  • Test Automation Engineer

    Job ID 2019-1685
    Job Locations US-TX-Austin
  • 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.


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


    TISTA Science and Technology is seeking a Test Automation Engineer to support their work in Austin, TX!


    • 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
    • Assist test lead/manager to define and refine functional testing approaches, tools, automation and documentation
    • Interact with Federal and contractor functional leads to clarify requirements and scenarios
    • Assist the Federal and contractor resources to conduct User Acceptance Testing
    • Respond to developers' questions regarding test results, bugs and defects
    • Communicate frequently with customers and team members, facilitating discussions and exercising professional judgment as require


    • 6 years of IT Industry experience (Required)
    • At least 2 years of experience in Test Automation using Selenium including Framework development, Framework maintenance, Framework Optimization, Automation Strategizing, Automation Planning (Required)
    • Strong experience in Automation Feasibility Analysis, ability to improvise on the automation strategy, review existing automation frameworks and provide optimal solutions 
    • Should have experience in Agile and DevOps methodology 
    • Ability to read and understand Functional, Technical architecture design documents and analyze test requirements 
    • Should have strong co-ordination, communication & reporting, analytical skills
    • Experience in testing Java,.Net, Web, SOA, ETL based applications
    • Experience in developing test cases using automation tools like Selenium (Must have) and/or  IBM Rational Functional tester/ Quality Center 
    • Having some level Java development experience
    • Automation Test Execution 
    • Prepare test data for various test cases/scenarios
    • Exposure to multiple SDLC models like Waterfall, Iterative, and Agile models
    • Strong skills in SQL, Oracle, MS-Access
    • Intermediate understanding and experience with Unix and Windows
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills


    •  Bachelor's Degree in related field of study



    •  Austin, TX


    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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