Program Manager (Remote) #3070


  • Project/Program Management
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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 that improves governmental operations each 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?


Job Overview


GovCIO is seeking transformational professionals to join our team providing portfolio, product line, and product management support centered around Veterans and platform capabilities that provide secure, seamless benefits and services to Veterans and their families. We do what’s best for VA, so they can do what’s best for our Veterans.

The candidate should have experience with a civil agency, preferably Veterans Affairs.  The environment is dynamic and client needs are often evolving.   As such, thought leadership, problem-solving, rapid learning, and carrying the innovative mindset needed to lead our clients through conceptualization, strategic planning, and execution is important. Additionally, flexibility and forward-thinking views are important for success.  Apply today to make an invaluable difference.



  • Manage Agile delivery model, whether Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Lean Kanban, DevSecOps, or other iterative development approaches.
  • Serve as an escalation point for customer concerns if/when they arise. Identify appropriate resolutions to achieve client satisfaction in a timely manner.
  • Understand existing processes and identify how to improve and streamline them to improve team efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Partner with product teams to define, implement and operate a product line support model that leverages DevSecOps principles.
  • Manage and coordinate process requirements across various projects.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Responsible for managing multiple products in a product line.
  • Responsible for collecting, analyzing, managing, and reporting key Product Line execution status and metrics across all aspects of the Agile product development lifecycle.
  • Responsible to support through leading communications, program baseline support, strategic planning and analysis, data collection, quality reviews, risk management, and overall management of supporting sub-product line.
  • Monitor, track and provide client reports on project schedule, work plan, risks, and budget to ensure the project meets targeted dates and goals.
  • Ensure capture and monitor action items status, produce, and communicate meeting minutes and drive action to their proper resolution or conclusion.
  • Identify and manage risks and issues impacting the progress and outcome of the sub-product line.
  • Serve as a Scrum Master on a needed base, develop and maintain scheduled project/product sprints and backlog.
  • Provide in-depth reporting support.  Take ownership of the status report and prepare detailed updates that go to Senior Leadership. 
  • Support fast turnaround requests for data. Be able to understand the ask and request data from the appropriate team member.  



Required Skills and Experience


A Program Manager must have experience with diverse IT projects both large and small.   Must be well versed in full systems development life cycle, enterprise-wide network engineering, strategic information planning, business process reengineering, structure, and management practices.  Must be able to identify and mitigate risks to the program.  Must be able to manage cost, schedule, and performance.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business, or related scientific /technical discipline.
  • 15 years of experience.
  • 10+ years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Must have experience managing Information Technology related projects. 
  • Must be well versed in life cycle and project management methodologies.
  • Must have experience in tracking schedule and performance progress.
  • Must be able to identify and mitigate risks.
  • Experience with project management or issue management software (i.e., JIRA, ServiceNow, SharePoint). 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, MS TEAMS, workflows, and workflow management.
  • Certified Scrum Master (highly preferred). 
  • Project Management Professional – PMP Certified (highly preferred).
  • Certified SAFe (highly preferred).
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience in a DevOps environment (highly preferred).
  • Highly motivated and analytical; proven problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to take initiative and enthusiasm for working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to learn new skills, new client environments, and grow domain expertise.
  • Ability to learn quickly.
  • Ability to conduct independent research to lead or support the resolution of complex issues.
  • Excellent verbal communication, oral presentation, analytical, and written communication skills.
  • Excellent planning and project oversight skills.
  • Excellent leadership, management, and delegation skills.
  • Excellent prioritization and time management skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines and stay organized.


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.

Compensation Range (In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act for remote or positions located in CO)


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