Tista Science and Technology Corporation

  • State Technical Assistant

    Job ID 2018-1494
    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 to hire a State Technical Assistant in support of all states Medicaid and CHIP program, to maintain technical and data compliance with CMS.  This person will provide services to state Medicaid agencies pertaining relevant CMS initiatives, and compliance. 


    • Provides advisory services to state Medicaid agencies pertaining to T-MSIS requirements, relevant CMS initiatives, and compliance
    • Analyzes state policies, plans, and procedures against the backdrop of T-MSIS requirements
    • Analyzes complex business and information systems environments in support of state T-MSIS Medicaid data sets and data types
    • Acts as a liaison between CMS stakeholders, State Medicaid Agency T-MSIS project teams, and other MACBIS vendors
    • Provide assistance with interfaces of state Medicaid Eligibility and Enrollment (E&E) Systems, Medicaid Management Information Systems (MMIS), and Medicaid Information Technology Architecture (MITA) with T-MSIS
    • Performs other assistance functions that support collaboration between the MACBIS program and cognizant state agencies
    • Works closely with state TAs and state users to ensure States receive sufficient back-end support
    • Supports states and territories to help them understand business rules validation logic
    • Supports states and territories by analyzing submitted data and provide guidance/recommendation
    • Possesses strong organizational, interpersonal and information gathering skills
    • Ability to work in a team environment, effectively interacting with others


    • 6 years’ experience in state Medicaid program operations and systems processing
    • Strong Medicaid program operations and systems are required for the position
    • Excellent data analytics skills (SQL experience preferred)
    • Experience with T-MSIS requirements
    • Extensive knowledge of claims adjudication systems, edits, audits, pricing, and federal financial reporting
    • Strong project management experience, essential leadership skills for ownership of ongoing state operations and data quality initiatives
    • Experience dealing with government clients
    • Experience with requirements traceability, test planning, execution, and defect management; design, development and implementation projects
    • Experience with Agile environment, and process improvement efforts
    • MS Office proficiency (Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio)
    • Familiarity with collaboration tools (Jira, Confluence)


    • Bachelors or Master's Degree


    • Ability to obtain a Public Trust


    • 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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