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IT Project Manager

IT Project Manager

TISTA Science and Technology Corporation (TISTA) is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), and U.S. Small Business Administration’s 8(a) certified company. TISTA is also a recent recipient of the “Top 500 Veteran-Owned Small Business” award from Additionally, TISTA holds certification from the State of Maryland's DOT MBE/DBE, the State of Virginia’s (DMBE) SWaM, and the District of Columbia’s WMATA DBE program. TISTA has TS-cleared facility. TISTA offers extensive expertise in securities and engineering support, including cyber security services, network and critical infrastructure protection, IT operations and maintenance, information assurance, enterprise security, continuity of operations plans (COOP), risk management, IT architecture, certification and accreditations, intelligence operations support, software and database development, help desk, and network support.


Accomplishes information technology staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintaining a safe and secure work environment, developing personal growth opportunities.
Maintains organization's effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies.

  • Directs technological research by studying organization goals, strategies, practices, and user projects.
  • Completes projects by coordinating resources and timetables with user departments and data center.
  • Verifies application results by conducting system audits of technologies implemented.
  • Preserves assets by implementing disaster recovery and back-up procedures and information security and control structures.
  • Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
  • Accomplishes financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective action.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the- art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Other Information:

The PM shall perform project and program management activities for the systems, applications, and modules that are part of CDAC’s Information Technology (IT) portfolio. These management activities shall establish management, monitoring, and notification mechanisms, including:

  • Ensure system documentation is complete and up-to-date
  • Manage and coordinate requirements and requirements execution across all tasks
  • Provide an overall Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (QASP) for COR review and acceptance.
  • Plan, organize, secure, and manage human resources with appropriate knowledge and skills.
  • Maintain quality control through repeatable, managed processes.
  • Collect performance metrics associated with contractor activity.
  • Track and manage costs.
  • PM will prepare materials for and participate in meetings including but not limited to: Project reviews, management briefings, stakeholder presentations, cross-agency information exchanges, CCB, and other similar meetings.

Prior to the completion of transition-in activities the PM will certify that all employees working on this Task Order have:

  • Complete understanding of the documented requirements.
  • Complete understanding of the technical environment.
  • Complete understanding of the current implementations and activities.

Location: Rockville, MD

Clearance: Must be able to obtain a position of Public Trust

Education/Training/Certifications Required:

  • Ph.D. in a technical field with skills in multiple programming languages, database technologies including Oracle and MySQL, and mathematics and analytics software.


TISTA seeks to fill this position with an exceptionally talented and self-motivated individual. Salary is commensurate with experience. TISTA has highly competitive benefits, excellent development opportunities, and a great working environment.  
Equal Opportunity Statement

TISTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. We are proud of our diverse team, are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Protected class. We are proud of our diverse team, are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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