Solution Architect

Company: TISTA Science and Technology Corporation
Location: Rockville , Maryland, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 01.JAN.2021
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TISTA Science and Technology is looking for an experienced Solution Architect to join our team! This is a good opportunity for an experienc...


TISTA Science and Technology is looking for an experienced Solution Architect to join our team!

This is a good opportunity for an experienced and successful solution architect who can be the technical lead on an agile team, including refining requirements, researching options, designing the solution, and verifying the technical implementation against the design. This position requires self-motivation and expertise, as well as the ability to learn a new business process, create a new product to implement the process, think outside of the box, and abide by security and confidentiality requirements. This product involves AWS, React, Node, data science, data mining, blockchain, business processes, and agile software development.

The pay and benefits are excellent, but the opportunity to work on an innovative product is even better.


  • Perform as the solution architect on one or more agile teams
  • Define the technical options and solutions for responsive applications, data analytics, and blockchain requirements
  • Contribute to backlog refinement and roadmaps
  • Assist with hiring and supporting high-performing agile team
  • Mentor developers and support their growth
  • Work with product owner, business analysts, and team to discover and synthesize market research, user needs, business requirements, and technical approaches
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to develop and ship projects
  • Verify the correctness and effectiveness of implementations
  • Proactively socialize, iterate on, and build buy-in for product initiatives with the team, government partners, and other contractors
  • Represent TISTA's outcome-centric and user-centric approach in discovery meetings with agencies and contractors
  • Understand and communicate the needs of end users and population segments we serve and government partners we work with
  • Make tactical decisions to improve the design, define requirements, and generate stakeholder buy-in for our desired path forward
  • Maintain the security and confidentiality of the products under development
  • Maintain awareness of and present relevant new technology developments of interest to the product owner, team, and organization
  • Work with a team that is fully or partially remote given the current pandemic and/or progressive workplace models
  • Demonstrate designs and completed implementations to stakeholders


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or other related discipline
  • 10 years of professional software development and architecture experience
  • 4+ years of experience as a solution architect of a cross-functional team
  • Experience developing and shipping modern application and data products
  • Ability to create and document compelling technical solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong bias towards action; ability to step up into team gaps and ambiguous situations to help structure the team's action plan
  • Ability to execute with incomplete information; great product instincts and an ability to create order from divergent needs
  • Ability to identify market trends and shifts that will affect product direction, and updating plans based on future expectations
  • An adaptive, empathetic, collaborative, and positive mindset
  • Ability to pass a background investigation
  • Ability to obtain government-issued security clearance strongly preferred
  • 4+ years of cleared work preferred
  • Ability to work out of our Rockville office when open, and remotely when the office is closed due to extraordinary conditions or as approved by the supervisor

TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is recognized in 2019 by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US. TISTA is also a recipient of 2019 Top Veteran-Owned Companies by the Washington Business Journal. TISTA also received a 2018 Moxie Award in the GovCon category.

Here at TISTA Science and Technology we value our Veterans and encourage all to apply!

#thinktista #tistacares #tistavaluesvets

Employment Transparency:
TISTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of TISTA to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. TISTA will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the poster supplement is available here.

The Pay Transparency Policy is available here.

Tista is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or calland let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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