• Program Manager - Enterprise Cybersecurity

    Job ID 2018-1268
    Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda
  • Overview

    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 an enthusiastic Program Manager with 5+ years of experience managing large scale Cybersecurity Operations. This Program Manager will lead with a large team of cyber and PMO professionals to deliver project success in support of a large health based federal agency. This candidate will drive thought leadership and collaboration for an organization that leave the security evolution for biomedical research through high quality information technology in support of a group of 44,000 diverse health and science professionals. In this role, the Program Manager will look to manage expectations through data, drive innovative solutions, identify efficiencies, and maintain thought leadership across the enterprise.   



    • Project level oversight, including reviewing the quality of all work products, organizes, directs, and coordinates the planning and production of all tasks and support activities
    • Maintain good working relationship with direct customers and stakeholders
    • Work directly with the COR and other federal staff to set and manage expectations, highlight and resolve issues and ensure an overall excellent experience working with the PMO team
    • Managing the project team, including recruiting, training and mentoring team members
    • Monitor and report 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


    • Extensive experience with demonstrated experience in the Information Security (Cybersecurity or Information Assurance) field.
    • Experience with leading and directing the work of others.
    • Knowledge of information security/risk management standard concepts, practices, and procedures within program management.
    • Knowledge of managing Plans of Action & Milestones (POA&Ms) and data calls
    • Knowledge of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) as defined by National Institute of Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-53 NIST SP 800-53 Rev4, Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations;
    • Knowledge of DevSec and other evolving security frameworks.
    • Strong customer relationship skills.
    • Knowledge of driving data collection, analysis, and data driven decisions.
    • Strong problem solving and analysis skills, self-motivated, and able to work and communicate in a team environment.
    • Possession of excellent documentation skills.
    • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Excellent presentation, customer communication and organizational skills
    • Familiarity with scheduling control standards and guidelines
    • 5 + years’ experience with project management, risk management and process improvement
    • Strong interpersonal and management skills
    • Tenacious follow-up on projects and issues
    • Should have excellent verbal and written communication skill


    Preferred Skills:

    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
    • CISSP certification would be desired
    • Prior experience with federal government highly preferable




    • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific/technical discipline


    • Rockville, MD and Bethesda, MD

    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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