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Software Development Engineer in Test

Software Development Engineer in Test

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.

Position Overview:

TISTA is seeking to establish a dynamic highly technical verification and validation team for a large federal agency contract. The candidate must be a self-motivated SDET professional with prior experience of researching and implementing an AGILE test methodology from inception to an integrated solution. The primary focus of this project will be dynamic and static analysis of a web based citizen facing security framework to ensure deployment of high quality software while utilizing an agile development process. In return for your expertise, we offer a challenging opportunity of working and defining processes on the bleeding edge of technology with an excellent compensation and benefits package and an opportunity to become part of an established and successful team that is renowned for its customer focus.

Position Requirements:

  • Research and implement best practice solutions for various automated verification and validation processes
  • Assist in coding an automated framework in a TDD/BDD style approach
  • Perform Unit test analysis and verification as well as run Code coverage reports
  • Research and implement strategies for minimizing development rework and validation times
  • Integrate various Continuous Integration/Deployment solutions
  • Integrate custom reporting and deliverable solutions where necessary
  • Maintain and upkeep the implemented automated solution on a release basis
  • Inspect and analyze all aspects of the applications technical stack and component interaction
  • Verify source code updates during each release for "Testability" and "Readability"
  • Conduct detailed triage to identity potential defects and provide clear and concise “Steps to reproduce”
  • Custom develop various testing utilities and libraries to maximize throughput and effectiveness
  • Identify code specific edge cases and various breaking points as early detection during static verification of the code
  • Develop mocks/stubs and harnesses to verify unit/integration testing done by the development team

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development or other equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience with application testing with an emphasis on white box testing
  • 3+ years of Java, JSP and other programming languages
  • Experience with Object Oriented Design and Programming in a multithreaded agile environment
  • Experience with scripting in one or more languages
  • Experience with Selenium based frameworks built in a TDD/BDD style approach e.g. TestNG, Serenity BDD, Cucumber, Gherkin etc.
  • Experience with using IDEs such as Eclipse or IntelliJ IDEA with various plugins like maven, ant etc.
  • Experience with CLI tools such as Jenkins, TeamCity, Bamboo, Hudson etc.
  • Experience with SCM solutions such as Git, SVN, Bitbucket etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated individual with an ability to work independently while delivering exceptional results
  • Strong "can-do" attitude, willing to do what it takes to support the project
  • An excellent team player with an ability to be effective in defining program changing processes in a continuous improvement manner

Required Education/ Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or equivalent software development experience
  • Technical certifications such as Sun certified J2EE developer highly preferred  

Locations:

  • Lanham, MD

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