Business Architect #2879


  • Washington, D.C., DC
  • Information Technology
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers—people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation governmental operations that improve the citizen experience every day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer? 


GovCIO is looking for a highly experienced business architect / strategist to lead a multi-year business transformation and IT Modernization effort. The business architect will work closely with executives and senior managers of our customer (a federal government agency) to develop strategies to improve business processes and, optimize current and future IT investments. The successful candidate will apply his/her diverse experience to analyze key mission essential operational capabilities, current business processes, IT systems that support those capabilities and future Modernization plans.  The agency’s future plans include a migration of the IT systems to the cloud. The customer’s objective is to remove silos that currently exist in the business process, streamline workflows, eliminate duplication of efforts, and maintain a single source of truth. The agency’s goal is to provide excellent user experience and timely service to its external customers through people, process and technology improvements.

The successful candidate will demonstrate executive level presence in all aspects of this role including the ability to work independently, collaborate across teams both with government staff and GovCIO personnel, and provide formal and informal briefings as needed. An ability to quickly develop a wholistic view of the agency’s business operations, in-flight initiatives and future plans will be key to successfully partner with the customer and to develop strategies to accomplish the objectives. Effective written and verbal communication skills and a customer service mindset are essential.



  • Review current business architecture
  • Develop / review As-IS state of the business processes
  • Review recently completed alternatives analyses, future state analyses and modernization roadmaps
  • Develop a mapping of business functions to underlying IT systems/capabilities
  • Review customer satisfaction surveys to assess satisfaction levels and root cause
  • Assess user experience in the current IT systems and maturity level against the modern user centered design principles
  • Review IT Modernization and investment plans
  • Develop strategies and recommendations to refine the roadmaps, to optimize investments
  • Develop strategies to reduce total cost of ownership without sacrificing user experience and customer satisfaction
  • Develop / refine future state of the business architecture, business processes and IT systems



  • Bachelor’s with 15+ years (or commensurate experience)
  • Over 15 years’ experience as a business architect / enterprise architect / functional consultant or management consultant
  • Ability and experience in interacting with C-Suite members and Business Executives
  • Experience in business process reengineering (BPR) and business process modeling (BPM)
  • Experience in advising customers on latest innovations in business process automation technologies, including seamless integration of systems
  • Highly knowledgeable in user centered design principles (UI/UX)
  • Experience in latest cloud technologies, preferably Microsoft Azure
  • Experience in developing key performance indicators (KPIs) that include quantitative and qualitative performance measures
  • Experience in organizational and IT change management
  • Experience in developing feature-benefit and cost-benefit analyses using state of the art total cost of ownership (TCO) models
  • Demonstrates ability to tailor recommendations into actionable implementation plans
  • Demonstrates high degree of emotional intelligence
  • Possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills






COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status.

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