Tista Science and Technology Corporation

Security and Compliance Administrator

Job ID 2021-2499
Job Locations US-Remote


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. 


Are you a Security and Compliance Administrator that would like to be part of delivering initiatives for digitization, automation, modernization, and interoperability of systems and processes to provide Veterans and their families the most efficient and timely service and benefits? Our team will provide application modernization, implementing a standard platform, common data sharing models, and establish a standardized approach to software delivery resulting in a positive impact for millions of people. If so, we may have an opportunity for you! 


  • Review configuration change requests for information systems security relevance and FISMA compliance. 
  • Support System Owner in planning and execution contingency planning, training, and annual exercises, execute, and document annual Contingency Plan training/test/exercise for the customer 
  • Manage compliance reporting within the VA compliance framework 
  • Work with a security architect to provide a compliance narrative for solutions that use novel architectures not accounted for within the compliance framework to provide functionally-equivalent controls 
  • Demonstrated security-literacy and experience working from novel abstractions and adapting them to ecosystem modeling methodologies  
  • Represent the company in meetings with key stakeholders and customers and align project deliverables with stakeholder organizational goals 
  • Perform reviews and evaluates programs and operations to determine adherence to policies and procedures  
  • Keeps management fully informed concerning security issues 
  • Participate in security audits, risk analysis, vulnerability testing and security reviews Identify security issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans Leads the development and interpretation of security policies and procedures Contributes to the development of enterprise-wide security strategy 
  • Work with development teams to identify functional requirements that drive security 
  • Document all work appropriately in coordination with customer requirements and contractual deliverables Draft weekly status reports 
  • Support system owner and ISSO within VA as necessary to maintain FISMA compliance 
  • Serve as the point of contact for all security incidents with in their area of responsibility and reports as appropriate to the VA Incident Response Team. 
  • Handles and investigates incidents in cooperation with and under direction of the system ISSO and ISPG 


  • 3+ years of relevant (cyber/FISMA compliance) experience 
  • 1-3 years’ experience with VA Applications Security Compliance work 
  • Knowledge and understanding of AWS and Azure infrastructure in relation to Security 



  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • Must possess a CISSP certification 



  • Ability to obtain a Moderate Background Investigation (MBI) clearance  



  • Remote 


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