Tista Science and Technology Corporation

Senior Functional Analyst

Job ID 2020-2068
Job Locations US-Remote


TISTA Science and Technology is seeking a Senior Functional Analyst who will work as a liaison between customers and subject matter expert in order to elicit, analyze, communicate, and validate requirements and business processes. Prepares and/or maintains detailed documentation pertaining to programming, systems operations, and requirements. Translates business specifications into the programmer, data scientist, and end-user documentation. Achieves and maintains subject matter expertise relevant to functional areas.



  • Contribute to and manage small scrum teams supporting multiple development efforts. Leverage customer expertise and team member contributions to juggle multiple priorities on parallel projects within product line
  • Facilitate meetings and discussion as needed for diverse and senior groups of government stakeholders and multiple contractor subject matter experts
  • Participate in architecture design sessions and provide insight and feedback on proposed solutions
  • Ensure ongoing customer engagement in identification and development of role-based user centric design
  • Responsible for creating/updating documents required as part of an agile system development life-cycle including user stories, detailed functional specifications, technical design input, process documents (such as SOP's, guidelines, and validation master plans), etc
  • Analyze, design, implement and support IT business applications and systems in close collaboration with customers, users and other stakeholders
  • Develop functional and non-functional testable business requirements/user stories
  • Support business as a Subject Matter Expert for applications and standards
  • Coordinate with the technical development team to ensure complete understanding of functional specifications
  • Assist with development of education & outreach materials including user guides and other external communications



    • 10+ years of experience with IT business systems analysis and eliciting and documenting software requirements
    • Experience in a customer–facing role, including comprehending business needs, solving complex problems, and capturing business requirements to convert them into technical requirements
    • Experience working with Scrum teams, Business Owner and development teams to translate business needs into user stories
    • Experience working on Federal programs that are of high priority, visibility, and public-facing
    • Experience with Agile delivery programs
    • Must be able to work quickly with a high degree of accuracy with cross-functional teams
    • Able to work under minimal supervision, act independently and exercise an expert level of decision-making capability
    • Excellent writing skills and ability to produce polished written products
    • Demonstrated ability and experience using Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, and Access
    • Subject matter expertise in Identity Access Management preferred.



  • Bachelors of Science or Bachelor of Arts


  • The ability to pass a Moderate Background Investigation (MBI)


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 recognized in 2019 by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US. TISTA is also a recipient of 2019 Top Veteran-Owned Companies by the Washington Business Journal. TISTA also received a 2018 Moxie Award in the GovCon category.

Here at TISTA Science and Technology we value our Veterans and encourage all to apply!

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Employment Transparency:

TISTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of TISTA to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. TISTA will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.


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Tista is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to recruiting@tistatech.com or call (301) 968-3420 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. 


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