Sr Mgr, Technical Operations #2036


  • Fairfax, VA
  • 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 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 seeking experienced growth leaders to serve as Solution Architects/Proposal Strategists within our Growth Enablement Team. GovCIO solution architects are key leaders in our business capture activities.

The role is part subject matter expert, part artist, part technologist, and part business analyst. In this role, the individual will: 

Effective Solution Architects with substantive experience serving in leadership roles on Federal IT proposals, with prior experience serving as a technical solution architect, capture manager, or proposal manager.

Solution Architects at GovCIO need to possess the following qualities: 

Responsible for supporting capture solution development, customer shaping, technical design and architecture, solution pricing, proposal writing and delivery. 

Leads the identification and development of tools, technology, methods, services and solutions that position the company as a recognized leader for Federal Clients. 

Engages with teaming partners and vendors to integrate their products and services into our proposed solutions. Provides designs to support large scale and complex IT infrastructure, systems integration, cloud service, information security. Ensures that all design artifacts and proposal deliverables are developed to the highest quality standards. 

Responsible for ensuring that the strategy for Cloud, IT infrastructure, mobility, end point device and security, identity and access management, cybersecurity services is efficiently and effectively defined and implemented within the portfolio practice. 

Provides leadership and creativity in new business capture and proposal development. Identifies and develops the company’s discriminators that can lead to improved win probability in federal contract pursuits. 

Provides thought leadership internally and externally in the security services, IT Infrastructure services, Cloud services, and IT Service Management domains. Communicates company’s capabilities with market and clients. Assumes a proactive and direct role for developing and cultivating business opportunities and establishing engagements to ensure profitable revenue growth. 

Provides leadership and effectively communicates with all levels of management in areas related to solution architecture and future technical strategy. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships with company’s third-party vendors and other business units. Leverages these relationships to the best advantage while supporting client requirements. 


  • Bachelor’s degree and 12 years’ experience or equivalent
  • Must have at least 3 years of recent experience in large size business captures and proposals with a great winning record.
  • Must demonstrate strong skills in proposal writing and solution design.
  • In-depth experience and knowledge, leading the design and integration of enterprise-level technical and service management solutions. Experienced in developing to-be-architecture, concept of operations, and transformation roadmaps
  • Extensive experience in capturing technical requirements and defining technical solutions in the form of conceptual, logical, and physical designs with ability to articulate those concepts both in writing and verbally.
  • Experience synthesizing solution design information, architectural principles, available technologies, third-party products, and industry standards to formulate system architectures that meets client requirements, industry best practices, and agreed upon timeframe for deliverables. 
  • Experienced in developing cost models, technical delivery plans, technical solutions, Basis of Estimates(BOEs), and Bill of Materials (BOM) development.
  • Vast knowledge and understanding on a wide variety of technology areas, including clouds, IT service management, data center modernization, storage, mobility, cybersecurity, networking, unified communication, API and application services, IoT, end user computing.
  • Strong intellectual curiosity in exploring and learning new technologies, technology trends, forthcoming industry standards, new products, and the latest solution development techniques; ability to leverage this knowledge to formulate technical solution strategy.
  • Experienced in delivering presentations, leading meeting discussions with customers and team members at all levels, authoring presentations and whitepaper for conferences or opportunity shaping.
  • Experience architecting solutions around cloud architecture. Experience or knowledge with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform(GCP) and/or Microsoft Azure.
  • Experience with VMware or Microsoft virtualization solutions
  • Experience with DevOp solutions and associated toolchains, including Docker, Terraform, Puppet, Ansible, Chef, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Advanced knowledge of networking infrastructure, including ICAM, VDI, LAN, WAN, Wireless, SDN, SDWAN, etc.
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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