Tista Science and Technology Corporation

  • Program Analyst

    Job ID 2018-1453
    Job Locations US-TX-Austin
  • 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.


    Veterans Preference!


    TISTA Science and Technology Corporation is seeking to hire a Program Analyst to support the Department of Veterans Affairs! The Program Analyst will provide project planning, project documentation, administrative and meeting support, schedule management, contract administration, budget and cost analysis, release and assessment and authorization support to VA development project. 


    • Track and report Agile development project schedule and progress against the plan (burndown charts, sprint progress, etc.)
    • Assist with managing EPMD and VIP Dashboard data requirements
    • Prepare for and manage VIP artifacts required Critical Decision review meetings
    • Provide meeting facilitation support, to include sprint reviews, and manage meeting (agenda, minutes, and action items) and review outputs
    • Oversee sprint approval process, ensuring all necessary documentation provided by the development team is available
    • Provide requirements management and release planning support and ad hoc data requests and reporting
    • Provide configuration and risk management support
    • Extract data from source tools, compiling graphic representations, charts, statistical and financial tables, and narrative into reports suitable for distribution to senior client leaders
    • Provide input to measure project performance based on given criteria
    • Perform qualitative and quantitative assessments and clearly articulate outcome and opportunities for improvement and recommendation for immediate, mid-term or long term implementation
    • Assist in developing and managing project time-lines following Agile
    • Provide input and weekly updates to the project schedule and integrated master schedule
    • Manage project activities and artifacts required in support of the Release Readiness Review and Production Readiness
    • Facilitate and prepare meetings including agendas, minutes and action item tracking



    • Minimum 5 years’ experience required
    • Strong understanding of and experience with VA’s VIP IT project management and governance process and the use of Rational Tool Suite
    • Experience managing medium to large project schedules in MS Project and Oracle’s Primavera
    • Ability to perform research, analysis, and risk management in a team environment
    • Strong analytical skills with keen attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Honorably discharged US Military Veteran (preference)


    • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in a business discipline
    • Additional 8 years’ relevant experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree


    • Ability to obtain Moderate Background Investigation (MBI) clearance
    • Current VA Clearance (preference)


    •  Austin, TX


    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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