Senior VistA Expert (Remote) #3816


  • US-Remote Employee Location
  • Information Technology
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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?




Providing strategic, program advice and subject matter expertise of VistA features, functions, integrations and schema. Supporting EHRM, OIT and, VistA Transition programs with the VistA to Cerner cutover activities.

  • Provide advice of VistA process schematic architecture to ensure data is migrated to Cerner in a secure and concise method remaining intact without impact to patient care.  
  • on how to mature Health Informatics processes by deploying the innovative technology and improving automation
  • Support OIT/legacy transition, planning for cutover Go-Live and facilitate the activities with stakeholder’s pre and post deployment
  • Provide the technical guidance to Ken Rikard regarding the VistA to Cerner cutover impacts, risks, and challenges




Bachelors with 8+ years (or commensurate experience)


Required Skills and Experience

  • Expert knowledge in specialized functions such as enterprise architecture, cloud infrastructure, Health Share and Health Connect, VistA legacy systems, Cerner or other EHR, VDIF-EP, Agile, troubleshooting, and Health Information Management Standards
  • VA EHRM Program
  • VistA, minimum 5 years of experience.
  • Ability to work unsupervised with assignments that are often self-initiated
  • Ability to work with the client to gain agreement on finished product without formal review from a supervisor
  • Ability to collaborates with developers, subject matter experts, and stakeholders at all levels to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors in Business Administration, Business Management, Computer Science, Health Information Systems and 10 years’ experience.
  • HL7
  • FHIR
  • SFTP
  • InterSystems knowledge such as HealthConnect and Health Share
  • Enterprise level Program Management
  • Automation (e.g., Testing, Release, Processes)

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. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

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


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