Technical Program Manager

Job ID 2018-1189
Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore


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 seeking a dynamic, senior IT project manager to lead a team developing architecture and infrastructure for a major health care initiative.


The Technical Program Manager provides program and project management leadership and personnel management for a geographically disperse senior level IT team operating at the highest levels of technology and government. The right candidate must be comfortable interfacing with federal government executives at Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, and the United States Digital Service. Work requires understanding of infrastructure systems, high levels of security, IaaS and PaaS concepts, AWS, DevOps, agile development, and system engineering. 


  • Serve as primary point contact for federal government stakeholders
  • Lead agile and DevOps methods
  • Plan for, monitor, and manage all contract deliverables
  • Manage project finance and budget
  • Develop and execute technical communications in a highly active, multiple stakeholder environment.
  • Be prepared to set development guidelines for programs nationwide
  • Define performance metrics for our project team as well as other development teams
  • Recruit, hire, assign highly skilled geographically disperse team. Provide skill development and ongoing coaching for all team members
  • Interface with subcontractors and other development teams. 
  • Organize, facilitate and manage technical discussions around security, infrastructure, architecture, databases, and application development
  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions
  • Provide excellent customer service, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Assist the development team in managing custom software release and deployment
  • Evaluate COTS and Open-Source software to fulfill business needs
  • Provide weekly and monthly reports to internal and external stakeholders
  • Use JIRA for project management and task management
  • Write and maintain technical documentation using the MS Office Suite, SharePoint, and Wiki tools





  • 5-10 years with technical project/program management; experience leading highly technical teams
  • Experience managing Agile and DevOps projects
  • Strong experience with AWS required 
  • Strong technical knowledge of DevOps methodologies; experience with tools such as Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible, Packer and Docker preferred
  • Experience working with US Digital Services (USDS) or 18F highly desired


  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • PMP and CSM certifications preferred



  • Baltimore, MD (option for partial remote)


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



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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