Tista Science and Technology Corporation

Analyst - Test Automation

Job ID 2020-2052
Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda

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 recognized in 2019 by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the US. TISTA is also a recipient of 2019 Top Veteran-Owned Companies by the Washington Business Journal. TISTA also received a 2018 Moxie Award in the GovCon category.  TISTA is seeking an enthusiastic Analyst- Test Automation to join our growing team.

 

As the Analyst-Test Automation, you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team of software developers, engineers, and other IT professionals to support, maintain, and enhance the NIH mission. You will join a highly collaborative team focused on delivering high value to its customers. You will work in close cooperation with other developers, engineers, managers and product owners on project teams, as well as work independently on smaller efforts with limited direct supervision.

 

This person must be resourceful, detail-oriented, and 100% client-focused, with a continuing passion for your profession.

Responsibilities

  • Work as part of cross functional, passionate agile project teams to ensure quality is driven into the heart of the development process from requirements definition through to delivery
  • Designing, developing and supporting frameworks for our test infrastructure and providing automation expertise to our development teams
  • Contributing toward predictable delivery of quality releases Research, recommend and implement tools as needed with the goal of increasing automation
  • Mentor team members on automation
  • Pro-actively bringing issues and problems to the attention of the team; generating, proposing and implementing innovative solutions to solve them
  • Be meticulous about documentation and maintaining a robust log of all test cases and test results
  • Ensure that all tests are executed and give regular feedback to the team lead on the status of quality
  • 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, as required
  • Be a creative thinker who can quickly identify and test for functional ‘edge cases’ outside of expected functionality work-flow
  • Have the drive to become a expert in:
    • Unit testing
    • UX Testing
    • UI Testing
    • Integration testing of APIs
    • Performance and scalability testing
    • Security Penetration Testing

Qualifications

  • At least 6-8 years' experience in testing software applications
  • Ability to work independently and systematically
  • Ability to perform thorough analysis of Software Requirement documentation to ensure completeness and testability of requirements
  • 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
  • Proficient with bug tracking and test management tool-sets to support development processes
  • Experience writing test scripts
  • Building test infrastructures using containerization technologies such as Docker and working within continuous delivery / continuous release pipeline processes
  • Experience working in a virtual computing environment
  • Experience in Testing Webservices using SOAP UI
  • Experience in Automation test (ALM)
  • Strong Experience in working with SQLs (Oracle)
  • Experience in agile scrum development environment, testing weekly builds and full regression testing for production releases

Education:

  • Bachelors of Computer Science or Bachelor of Arts or equivalent experience

Clearance:

  • Public Trust

Location:

  • Bethesda, MD

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