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Project Manager

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 Project Manager shall oversee and be responsible for all aspects of a large scale, enterprise implementation of a Continuous Diagnostic and Monitoring (CDM) solution, including leading the team, managing project schedules, milestones, deliverables and budget in accordance with Federal, IRS standards and guidelines. The Project Manager shall also hold responsible of ensuring quality customer service and maintain a good working relationship with all customer staff, in support of the CDM program. The Project Manager will conduct meetings, presentations and briefings related to all phases of the project, while ensuring financial goals of the company is met. Manage complex project-related issues and the implementation of solutions that involve the schedule, technology, methodology, tools, components and financial management. Provide applications systems analysis and long and short-range plans for product selection, systems development, systems maintenance and operations for necessary support resources. The Project Manager shall also act as liaison to IRS Business Units, System Owners and stakeholders for routine business purposes.


  • 8 Years of experience in the management of large scale enterprise wide IT system integration projects
  • 10 Years of experience managing federal contracts, similar in size, scope, and complexity
  • Strong technical and business understanding of the IRS’ Enterprise Lifecycle (ELC)
  • Strong business understanding of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) business mission, value, and stakeholders
  • Good understanding of Security related policies, procedures, regulations, and manual led by NIST.
  • Secure relevant information, integrates data from different sources, and identifies possible causes of problems
  • Sense of urgency necessary to meet goals, objectives and deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and human relations skills
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Able to communicate technical concepts to non-technical personnel
  • Able to work with people of varied technical backgrounds and management levels
  • Proven technical integration skills
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Ability to Read, analyze and interpret business requirements, system documentation, and technical procedures
  • Awareness of IRS approved ELC methodologies, IT Infrastructure frameworks, Technical Reference Models, operating environments, infrastructure toolsets, and Government compliance regulations (ex: FISMA, 508, and other IT mandates)


Required Education/ Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in an IT and/or management related field
  • PMP Certification is preferred

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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