Sr. Enterprise Solutions Architect (Remote) #3667


  • US-Remote
  • Information Technology
  • Suitability/Public Trust
  • Fully remote
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GovCIO is currently hiring for a Solutions Architect to support the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Technology (OIT) Health Services Portfolio (HSP) Intake Team You will work closely with senior OIT partners, other architects, business customers, and functional consultants to develop strategies to optimize current and future IT investments and solutions. This includes continuing a comprehensive review of the current state architecture of the customer’s IT systems, assessment of the current vision and plans, and maintaining a future state enterprise IT architecture as conditions change. You will work with a small team of Solution architects and other technical staff. The environment is dynamic and client needs are evolving; flexibility and forward-thinking views are important for success.


This position will be a fully remote position with core hours of operation from 8 AM to 5PM ET.


  • Quickly develop a holistic view of the organization’s current IT architecture, business operations, in-flight technology modernization initiatives and future plans 
  • Build a trusted advisory relationship with Product Line Technical Directors 
  • Build/augment technology roadmaps and runways that align with higher organizational strategies and vision 
  • Support and defend the Intake process for new work and change requests 
  • Monitor/interpret technology memos/policies/directives from higher leadership and recommend approaches 
  • Express and defend personal/team dissenting opinions with clarity and diplomacy 
  • Proactively and insightfully report/document delivery of value 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Resource Management, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, or related fields.   
  • 15 or more years of experience managing and providing technical development for complex IT organizations, large and small. Additional years of experience can be substituted for a degree 
  • Mature written, oral, and visual communication with sensitivity to the perspectives, limitations, and needs of different audiences 
  • Demonstrated technical management experience 
  • Ability to distill/optimize/simplify complex concepts, diagrams, and reports for consumption by different audiences 
  • Over 10 years’ experience as a technical lead or systems or solutions architect 
  • Critical thinking 
  • Systems thinking 
  • Excellent time management 
  • Well versed in DevSecOps culture, processes, measures, and tooling 
  • Experience in Visio and PowerPoint 
  • Experience in the design of enterprise technology 
  • Experience in developing future state architecture 
  • Experience in researching as-is architectures 
  • Experience in developing and / or supporting feature-benefit analyses 
  • Demonstrates ability to tailor recommendations into actionable implementation plans  
  • Solid experience with Microsoft and other collaborative tools including Teams, SharePoint, Jira, etc. 


Preferred Skills and Experience:  

  • Experience supporting or leading within the Veterans Affair Office of Information Technology, Veterans Benefits Administration, and/or Veterans Health Administration is a plus  
  • SAFe certified or significant experience in SAFe or a SAFe transformation 
  • Jira experience 
  • Visual remote collaboration tools 


Additional Requirements: 

  • Must be a US citizen 
  • Must be able to pass background investigation 

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: $120,000 - $155,000 Annually

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