Tista Science and Technology Corporation

Senior Business Data Analyst

Job ID 2020-2066
Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda


A large Federal healthcare agency is implementing a risk-based approach to cybersecurity that creates unity of effort across 20+ cybersecurity projects that are currently separate. One of the key challenges is defining an effective cybersecurity approach that works enterprise-wide, implementing multiple new cybersecurity tools, and driving the adoption of best practices, and data-driven processes across the stakeholder groups. The overall approach must continue to support the organization even as it adopts new technologies – like Cloud, High Performance Computing, and Machine Learning – to support its healthcare research mission. 


The Instructional Designer will use a consultative approach to support all areas of the cybersecurity effort, and will play a key role in the day-to-day functions within the program management office. Specific areas include developing and leading routine data calls, data consolidation, use of dashboards to create reports, data analysis, critical milestone patch tracking, communication and follow up, escalation, data pulls, and meeting facilitation/reporting. This person will play a critical role in improving the communication between the program efforts and the stakeholder community.


  • Develop and maintain regular reports and reporting formats
  • Organize, integrate, and develop schedules, plans of action and milestones, and project reports
  • Work with stakeholders to identify and recommend areas for automation to improve efficiency and effectiveness of data reporting and data aggregation
  • Develop and maintain regular communications between the program office and the program and project stakeholders
  • Support and facilitate meetings, including data collection and follow-up tracking
  • Track progress and report on status and metrics at the task/work package and project level.

Proofread, format, and edit documents, reports, and executive communicaitons


Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. in a Business or Communicaitons
  • 5+ years overall experience
  • 3+ years in an analyst or similar role (e.g., data analyst, project analyst)
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office tools, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience leading efforts in a Federal Healthcare agency (e.g., HHS, VA)
  • ITIL v3 Certification
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Security-related certification (e.g., CISSP, Security+)
  • Experience working with using SAS, Microstrategy and Tableau.


  • Bethesda, MD


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