Tista Science and Technology Corporation

  • Growth Executive

    Job ID 2018-1305
    Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
  • 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 Science and Technology Corporation is seeking a Growth Executive to join our growing team.


    The Growth Executive for the Veterans Affairs (VA) works to expand TISTA’s market position and growth within the VA, with a specific focus on VA OIT, VA OM and VA VHA. This position identifies near and long-term opportunities, develops strategic partnerships, builds key customer relationships, identifies funded programs, qualifies opportunities, leads and supports capture and proposals efforts, and maintains extensive knowledge of current market conditions.  This role will work with potential and existing customers and partners, the internal team, marketing staff, and other managers to identify opportunities to increase the qualified pipeline.


    • Formulate and implement strategies and action plans to develop a focused and realistic pipeline and path to meet sales performance targets.

    • Collaborate with proposal and business development professionals on strategic opportunities; analyze customer requirements, competitors, and internal capabilities.
    • Exhibit business writing skills and an understanding of price-to-win strategies.
    • Apply knowledge of proven best practices in business development processes.
    • Develop opportunity qualification, win strategies, and discriminators.
    • Help develop and negotiate winning teaming arrangements with potential partners, including work share allocation and marketing arrangements.
    • Leverage existing and build new client relationships within the VA, both key decision makers and supporting staff.
    • Serve as a customer advocate to ensure alignment of customer needs and expectations with delivered services, technology, and innovation.
    • Market and sell TISTA services and help develop new service offerings to meet customer needs.
    • Build teams based on data-driven gap analysis and synergy of capabilities.
    • Develop and maintain detailed account plans.
    • Participate in color team proposal reviews.
    • Provide accurate and timely data for weekly opportunity reviews, business development reviews, and capture plan updates.
    • Forecast opportunity targets, track, and record activity on accounts to close deals.



    • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience working in the federal government or in federal government consulting.
    • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience working in or with the VA.
    • Proven experience successfully leading the capture of at least two large federal government contracts within the VA ($10 million in value or larger).
    • Proven ability to develop, maintain, and mature a qualified multi-year pipeline of new business opportunities, and notable actions to continually improve PWIN.
    • Strong relationships with existing VA customers and industry partners. Proven ability to develop, sustain, and leverage relationships.
    • Proven experience using price-to-win strategies to effectively bid new work.
    • Aptitude for results-focused, milestone-based capture management process including opportunity identification, qualification, strategy and bid.
    • Diplomatic, persuasive and articulate communication style to establish and maintain rapport with internal and external customers/partners.
    • Self-motivation and flexibility to work on multiple competing priorities.
    • Positive and proactive can-do attitude and approach.
    • Passion and drive to seek out or create new business opportunities.
    • Must be a team player that proactively engages in a positive manner in all phases of the business development lifecycle.
    • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of an organization.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and ability of business development strategies around IDIQ contracting vehicles.
    • Documented track record of winning new business both as a prime and subcontractor.
    • Sales CRM experience a plus


    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Advanced degree preferred


    Location: Rockville, 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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