Tista Science and Technology Corporation

Project Manager

Job ID 2020-2033
Job Locations US-TX-Austin


TISTA Science and Technology is seeking to hire a Project Manager to join our growing team in Austin! The Project Manager will provide management, direction, administration, quality assurance, and leadership of project staff execution for each of the assigned Service Programs. Role provides on-site, day-to-day support of financial services programs and projects including quality monitoring and SME-level inputs to improve the overall performance of the assigned programs/projects. Successful candidate will have strong experience in cloud migration, enterprise architecture and software development methodologies including at least 5 years of experience leading a program using Large Scale Scrum (LeSS) and SAFe. This role is the primary interface with the customer and requires exceptional professionalism and oral and written communication skills. 



  • Oversee and manage resources engaged in cloud engineering, enterprise architecture, DevOps and cloud automation, and cloud security
  • Responsible for risk management, configuration management, release support, and assessment and authorization support to VA IT development/ migration and sustainment project(s).
  • Direct and manage staff engaged in systems and cloud engineering activities
  • Proactively monitor the performance of Programs and Program-related Projects and provide support with standards, policy, procedure and process development; technology refresh and configuration reviews, systems/network administration, network and telecommunications infrastructure, and operations and maintenance tasks.
  • Provide expert SME input to PMO and client leadership that will improve the overall maturity of the PMO and programs related to DevOps, cloud and system engineering.
  • Identify, communicate, mitigate and manage project risks
  • Manage resources and project to cost, schedule and performance, aligned with timelines established in the Project schedule, monitor progress and establish reporting as required
  • Prepare and deliver on time input to contractual deliverables
  • Provide quality assurance over program/project deliverables and ensure timely submission of all contractual deliverables
  • Apply scaled lean agile methodology and framework (SAFe)
  • Demonstrate deep understanding of full systems development life cycle, enterprise wide network engineering, automation, DevOps, strategic information planning and migration to the cloud.
  • Assist our clients adopt the cloud to transform Information Technology, scale and streamline operations and create new cloud-based solutions.
  • Focus on the enterprise architecture, including the design and implementation of network architecture and information storage to optimize innovation and program delivery



  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific /technical discipline
  • Additional 8 years’ relevant experience may be substituted for Bachelor’s degree
  • Leading SAFe certification (required)
  • 5 years’ experience leading a Program using either LeSS or SAFe required.
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)


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