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Cybersecurity Program Manager

Cybersecurity Program Manager

TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology (IT) and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is an Inc. 500 company, a recipient of the 2010 Top 100 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses from Diversity Business, recognized in Washington Technology’s FAST 50 list of the fastest growing small businesses in government contracting in 2012 & 2013, recognized as the Top 25 Fastest Growing Small Technology companies by the Washington Business Journal in 2014 & 2015, and selected as the Veteran Owned Company of the Year in 2014 by the Montgomery County MD Dept. of Economic Development. 

Job Description:

The Cybersecurity Program Manager will manage a team of Information Systems Security Officers (ISSO) who provide support extending to all aspects of IT services including: applications; desktop and laptop computers; Wide Area Network (WAN)/Local Area Network (LAN) connectivity (secure and non-secure); audio-visual and video-teleconferencing; telecommunications (secure and non-secure); software and hardware acquisition and installation.


  • Minimum of seven years of proven Program Management along with significant Cybersecurity qualifications as follows:
  • Demonstrates a proficiency with developing, maintaining and managing Security Authorizations and assessments packages.
  • Experience with developing and managing Plans of Action & Milestones (POA&Ms)
  •  Displays technical experience with conducting research and providing review recommendations on software and technologies for vulnerabilities.
  • Technical experience with reviewing vulnerability scans and providing mitigation techniques.
  • Possess expertise in conducting annual assessments.
  •  Experienced writing security related policies and procedures
  • Possess experience conducting Contingency Plan test
  • Experience with conducting audit log reviews.
  • Experience with NIST Special Publications and guidance.
  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills, self-motivated, and able to work and communicate in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills


Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security, or similar fields.


A minimum of at least one (1) certification must be active relating to information security such as:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • GIAC security certification (e.g. GCIH, GWAPT, GPEN, GSLC, etc.)
  • CompTIA Security +


Top Secret Clearance


Equal Opportunity Statement
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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