Agile Program Manager



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.



TISTA is helping to lead government services and modernizing the way they provide digital services to veterans. We are looking for individuals that are up to the challenge of partnering with the federal government and leading change to improve the lives of millions of Americans. This will provide you with the opportunity to think holistically and serve the people of this country through the delivery of high critical, visible, and complicated services.


You will have the opportunity to work directly with the government COR, government CO, subcontractor management, and all project related staff to set and manage expectations, highlight and resolve issues and ensure an overall excellent experience working with the PMO team. You will manage a team of highly skilled, knowledgeable, and well versed technology, such as GitHub and Slack. You will have the flexibility to manage your own recruiting, training and mentoring of team members. This role will also include monitoring and reporting on program risk, collaborating with stakeholders to ensure the appropriate communication occurs and that plans are adjusted to reflect necessary fluctuations in goals and requirements as business needs change.


Working hand-in-hand with the customer, and TISTA’s team of engineers, developers, devops resources, SMEs, and managers, we will continue to thrive in ensuring we are able to meet our vision of modernizing the digital services for all consumers.



  • Work directly with the customer to manage the sprint process, estimation of efforts, and resolve issues
  • Drive comradery within the several agile teams
  • Build professional relationships with the client, stakeholders, and amongst the teams.
  • Coordinate multiple contractors while managing the full project management lifecycle within a fast pace environment consisting of IT teams of 5 up to 30 people.
  • Continue to drive a passion of learning, collaboration, compassion, and passion for the mission
  • Meets with senior and all levels of client personnel as the primary point of contact for TISTA
  • Leads staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Responsible for monitoring cost, deliverables, schedule, quality control. Accomplishes financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective action.
  • Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintaining a safe and secure work environment, developing personal growth opportunities.
  • Maintains organization's effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies.
  • Directs technological research by studying organization goals, strategies, practices, and user projects.
  • Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the- art practices; participating in professional societies.



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Scrum Master preferred
  • PMP preferred
  • Any additional Agile/Scrum related certification

Clearance: MBI – Level 2


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



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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