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Program Analyst

Program Analyst

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.


Summary: 
Seeking a Program Analyst to provide, project planning, project documentation, administrative and meeting support, schedule management, contract administration, budget and cost analysis, release and assessment and authorization support to VA development project. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Track and report Agile development project schedule and progress against plan (burn down charts, sprint progress, etc.)
  • Gather, track and analyze project budget, funding status and cost data
  • Assist in developing and review of financial plans and budget submissions
  • Assist with managing EPMD and VIP Dashboard data requirements
  • Prepare for and manage VIP artifacts required Critical Decision review meetings
  • Provide meeting facilitation support, to include sprint reviews, and manage meeting (agenda, minutes, and action items)  and review outputs
  • Oversee sprint approval process, ensuring all necessary documentation provided by development team is available
  • Extract data from source tools, compiling graphic representations, charts, statistical and financial tables, and narrative into reports suitable for distribution to senior client leaders

Preferred Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience required
  • Strong understanding of and experience with VA’s VIP IT project management process and the use of Rational Tool Suite
  • Experience managing large project schedules in MS Project and Oracle’s Primavera
  • Strong analytical skills with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to obtain Moderate Background Investigation (MBI) clearance

Education:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in a business discipline
  • Additional 8 years’ relevant experience may be substituted for Bachelor’s degree
  • Certified Scrum Master (preferred)

Location: 

  • Nationwide, with preference for Rockville, MD or Chicago, IL

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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