Agile Project Manager (Remote) #3547


  • US-Remote
  • Project/Program Management
  • Suitability/Public Trust
  • Fully remote
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GovCIO is currently hiring for a Agile Project Manager (Remote). This position is fully remote.


  • Organizing and facilitating daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum/Kanban-related meetings
  • Manage JIRA board and backlog for sprint execution
  • Facilitate the inter-connection and dialogue between multiple intersecting development contracts to help promote a cohesive final product for the customer
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and information sharing
  • Managing parallel application development and Project/Product implementation processes
  • Assisting team with making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition; identifying and removing impediments
  • Preventing distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver on release goals; facilitating discussion and conflict resolution
  • Empowering the team to self-organize; improve the productivity of the teams; ensure that the team strives to make each increment of functionality potentially releasable code
  • Tracking and communicating team velocity and sprint/release progress, maintaining process documentation
  • Updating physical and electronic agile tracking systems to provide transparency on product backlogs and in-progress work; supporting Development Managers and Project/Product Managers as necessary- Ensuring that development teams are practicing/following core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility
  • Work with Product Owners and Scrum Teams in requirements decomposition, backlog refinement, and breakdown of user stories and tasks
  • Interaction with stakeholders in support of the Product Owner


Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree - Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific / technical discipline with 8+ years of work experience (or commensurate experience)
  • Experience working in agile environments, leading scrum teams or task teams
  • Must have experience with diverse IT projects
  • Must be well versed in full systems development life cycle, enterprise-wide network engineering, strategic information planning, business process re-engineering, structure, and management practices
  • Demonstrated and current experience delivering systems/tools/solutions in production, while transitioning to better technology solutions
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to facilitate and document meetings effectively
  • Analytical and investigation skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and supervision
  • Facilitate daily scrums, stand-ups, and meetings to monitor project progress and resolve any issues the team may be experiencing
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must possess the ability to explain intricate and complicated concepts and ideas
  • Ability to deliver on-time, meaningful outcomes, while coordinating multiple assignments, maintaining a positive attitude, and providing exemplary customer service
  • Proficient with Jira and GitHub
  • Must be U.S Citizen

 Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Current Scrum Master certification
  • Experience with Jira, GitHub, or other applicable agile testing tools
  • Experience working in a consulting environment and understanding of client/customer relations
  • Experience with negotiating prioritization between Product Owners and Technical Leadership

Clearance Required: obtain and maintain a DHS clearance

Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.


Posted Pay Range


The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pay range: $115,000 - $135,000 Annually

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