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Junior Software Developer

TISTA Science and Technology Corporation,
a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology (IT) 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.

Job Description: 
The Software Developer will maintain and update two applications (front-end and back-end, including database management) to support the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). While requirements and design for the first releases have been completed, the Developer will support change requests issued by the customer and design/develop changes where needed. This person will also support and/or install software applications/operating systems into the VA host environment. He/she will also participate in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software.


  • Maintenance and development of the System of Records Notice (SORN) Application and the Computer Matching Agreement (CMA) applications developed by TISTA for VA
  • Support of change requests issued by the customer, including requirements, design and development
  • Installation of applications into the host environment
  • Support of the testing process and delivery of test case results
  • Working with the Project Manager and project team to collaborate on problem-solving to respond to client needs

Preferred Experience:

  • Must have 2-4 years of Software Engineering experience
  • At minimum (all critical): JavaEE 7, Spring 4, Spring Boot, HTML5, JavaScript, Angular 1.2, SQL, JUnit, TestNG, JavaScript testing frameworks
  • Drafting, review and revision of software documentation
  • Understanding of project and configuration management practices
  • Experience working with client executives, project managers, business analysts and other stakeholders to define and execute technical requirements from business requirements
  • Recognition and observance of industry-standard architectural and coding standards, an understanding of best-practices in software development, and familiarity with different SDLC processes and methodologies
  • High attention to detail and software quality
  • Working Knowledge in AWS is a plus


  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Resourceful and self-motivated
  • Ability to apply detailed knowledge of organizational procedures to make independent decisions
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities
  • and serve as a credible resource for a senior management team
  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors
  • Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or other IT related degree


  • TISTA HQ (flexible)

Equal Opportunity Statement
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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