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Agile IT Project Manager (CMS)

Agile IT Project 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 Agile IT Project Manager is responsible of supporting a team of IT and medical professionals developing innovative applications, tools, and business procedures of our nation’s healthcare systems. The Agile IT Project Manager for supporting the business case as well as operations and maintenance and other team-focused activities. The Agile IT Project Manager is also expected to be an engaged member of our project team providing advice and guidance and helps manage the issues


  • Manages the full project management lifecycle for quickly moving IT teams of 5 up to 50 people.
  • Leads transformation of IT development to agile-based projects
  • Meets with senior and all levels of client personnel as the primary point of contact for TISTA
  • Leads 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.
  • Responsible for monitoring cost, deliverables, schedule, quality control. Accomplishes financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective action.
  • 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.
  • Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
  • 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.

Education/Training/Certifications Required:

·       Agile certifications preferred.

·       TISTA is seeking Project Managers with experience in healthcare, health IT, Medicare, Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and National Institutes of Health (NIH).  We want to partner with Project Managers that have effectively used agile development methods to deliver high quality results.

Location: Rockville, MD

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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