Tista Science and Technology Corporation

Senior Software Developer

Job ID 2021-2498
Job Locations US-Remote


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. 


Are you a Senior Software Developer that would like to be part of delivering initiatives for digitization, automation, modernization, and interoperability of systems and processes to provide Veterans and their families the most efficient and timely service and benefits? Our team will provide application modernization, implementing a standard platform, common data sharing models, and establish a standardized approach to software delivery resulting in a positive impact for millions of people. If so, we may have an opportunity for you! 


  • Provide application development support for the Microsoft suite of development tools and technologies including C# or VB.NET, SQL Server, and web development skills. 
  • Lead detailed analysis of the current system, program revisions, maintenance, enhancements and post implementation support of the application/system/database utilizing an Agile Approach. 
  • Institutionalize design considering user-centric HCD principles, Scaled Agile Methodologies as input to deliver scalable business services enabling inter/intra-agency data sharing 
  • Participate in and/or lead daily scrum meetings, resource estimation of incoming updates and additions to the application, and work with their team to provide estimated deliverables to the project team. 
  • Participate in Increment Planning (PI) preparation activities as well as in PI planning events to ensure consideration of development road-map and software delivery value stream requirements. 
  • Must have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and be able to perform independent analysis and complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision. 
  • Work in a team environment with strong interpersonal skills and an ability to interact with team members and senior managers 
  • Act as a mentor to junior/mid-level developers helping them to grow their knowledge base through peer review and process design and to provide input on potential modernization and advancement opportunities to the project. 


  • Strong coding skills in a high-level language (Python, C++, Java, ) 
  • Minimum of 2 years demonstrated experience in developing API’s including inter-agency data sharing 
  • AWS certification(s), preferably at the associates level or higher 
  • SAFe certification preferred 
  • Familiarity with Atlassian’s Jira and Confluence, Docker and Kubernetes 
  • Experience with back-end web frameworks (e.g. Django, Flask) 
  • Experience configuring web servers (e.g. Apache) 
  • Experience working in a SaaS and PaaS environment 
  • Experience in DevSecOps and CI/CD workflows including use of GitOps 
  • Experience with agile software development (hybrid or multi-cloud) 
  • Understanding of Sit Reliability Engineering (SRE) approach 
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Department of Veterans Affairs (preferred) 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or equivalent 
  • 5 + years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education 



  • Ability to obtain a Moderate Background Investigation (MBI) clearance  



  • Remote 


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