Tista Science and Technology Corporation

Test Specialist -Mid-Level

Job ID 2020-2071
Job Locations US-MD-Rockville | US-MD-Columbia

Overview

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 Science and Technology Corporation is seeking a mid-level Test Specialist to join our growing CMS team in Rockville/Columbia, Maryland.

 

Responsibilities

 

· Develop test cases and expected results in ALM

· Execute manual test case procedures utilizing ALM

· Develop test plans, test cases, scenarios, and other related lifecycle documentation

· Track defects from discovery to successful correction, verification and validation with minimal guidance

· Perform defect root-cause-analysis

· Coordinate work activities with other project team members

· Participate in requirement and test case peer reviews

· Display necessary flexibility and ability to plan, prioritize, and execute multiple tasks

· Display the ability to be self-motivated, well-organized, and detail oriented

· Display the ability to work independently

· Accurately estimate work effort associated with test case creation and test case execution

· Author clear and concise test cases for test case deliverables to CMS in a timely manner

· Determine and develop improvement processes and procedures to efficiently and effectively test all aspects of the product. (ex: removing some redundancies, adding extra checks to validation etc.)

· Develop test plans for customer delivery

· Learn at least one new minor/major functionality every month/quarter.

· Demonstrate willingness to learn new feature and show flexibility to move across different modules and get exposure across different areas.

· Conduct one or more functional sessions per month/quarter to share knowledge with other team members who work in other functional areas.

· Work closely with Senior Test Engineer

Qualifications

· Ability to prioritize and perform work on multiple tasks simultaneously.

· Ability to operate within and meet given timelines

· Ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders

· Ability to identify and present process improvement ideas/inputs to supervisor.

· Ability to assist in pro-active planning to handle possible issues/having backup resources trained/mentored - some examples: unexpected outages, absence of key players etc.

· Ability to present ideas to improve the functional coverage of tests based on past experiences to detect more business-oriented bugs/defects.

· Ability to train junior testers as assigned in manual testing and quality assurance principles

· Very good verbal and written communication skills.

 

Qualifications:

· 3-5 years of manual testing

· Ability to pass public trust background investigation

Education:

· Bachelor of Science or similar field; degree can be substituted by 8 years of relevant work experience.

 

Location:
• Rockville, MD/Columbia MD

 

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.

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

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Employment Transparency: 
TISTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of TISTA to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. TISTA will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the poster supplement is available here. 
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here.

Tista is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to recruiting@tistatech.com or call (301) 968-3420 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.  

 

 

 

 

 

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