Tista Science and Technology Corporation

Sr. Program Analyst

Job ID 2021-2535
Job Locations US-Remote-United States


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.


TISTA Science and Technology is seeking a Senior Program Analyst who will work as a liaison between customers, product owners and subject matter experts 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.


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


  • Contribute to and manage scrum teams supporting multiple development efforts. Leverage customer expertise and team member contributions to juggle multiple priorities on parallel projects within product line
  • Manage daily scrum of scrum calls
  • Work closely with senior level executives to understand their priorities and develop key communication briefs/documents to convey status of program/project risks and mitigation strategies to ensure consistent messaging, talking points, responses to congressional inquiries and other deliverables in leaders' voices.
  • Facilitate meetings and discussion as needed for diverse and senior groups of government stakeholders and multiple contractor subject matter experts
  • Manage, document, analyze, and monitor program and product team risks on behalf of the program management teams within the federal IT environment. 
  • 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
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration, innovation of using MS Teams and Jira to enhance productivity, delivering results independent of supervision.
  • Support 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
    • Experience with SAFe (certification preferred)
    • 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



  • Bachelors of Science or Bachelor of Arts
  • PMP/Scrum Master certification preferred


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


 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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