Technical Integration and Engineering Project Manager (Remote) #5075


  • US-Remote Employee Location
  • 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 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

GovernmentCIO is looking for a Technical SME/Project Manager to join our Health PMO team. 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. Candidate will be working as a technical project manager in a Software Engineering department in a Healthcare IT environment within the VA OIT organization.


  • Manage Agile delivery model, whether Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Lean Kanban, DevSecOps, or other iterative development approaches
  • Strong program management, governance, oversight, and reporting capabilities
  • Strong analytical and time management skills to support competing priorities, data calls, and ongoing progress reports
  • Understanding of the VA Healthcare systems/products/processes
  • Understanding of the VA OIT IT processes and standard operating procedures
  • Ability to understand, document, and recommend technical management approaches on technical debt reduction, modernization, environment upgrades, containerization and repository initiatives, and other software engineering related projects as assigned
  • Expertise in managing parallel projects under a complex program while also providing program level support cross-functionally
  • Experience with creating a strategic roadmap, with alignment to goals and operations plans
  • Meet and exceed performance metrics, AQLs, and report progress with justification, recommendations, and an innovative approach
  • Serve as an escalation point for customer concerns if/when they arise and identify appropriate resolutions to achieve client satisfaction in a timely manner
  • Provide root cause analysis of environment or technical issues that may occur along with a proposed mitigation of how to both resolve and prevent further instances from occurring
  • Provide leadership and guidance to clients, other contract staff, key stakeholders, and executive leadership
  • Improve product line performance through automation, continuous integration pipelines, and other means
  • Understand existing processes and identify how to improve and streamline them to improve product line and engineering team efficiency and effectiveness
  • Provide support for product teams as it relates to automation, CI/CD, and DevOps and/or DevSecOps
  • Manage and coordinate process requirements across various projects
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks concurrently while being flexible and able to pivot as the priorities or requirements shift
  • Responsible for collecting, analyzing, managing, and reporting key Product Line execution status and metrics across all aspects of the Agile product development lifecycle and across the engineering cross functional team
  • Responsible to support communications, program baseline support, strategic planning and analysis, data collection, quality reviews, risk management, scheduling, 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
  • Provide in-depth reporting support and take ownership of the status reporting and preparation of detailed updates that go to Senior Leadership
  • Support fast turnaround requests for data calls and be able to understand the ask and request data from the appropriate program resource


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Business, Engineering, or Technical discipline plus 15 years of experience; 10 additional years of experience can be substituted for the degree requirement Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment

Required Skills and Experience

  • Experience in all areas of the software development life cycle
  • Strong facilitation and excellent verbal communication, oral presentation, analytical and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience working in the VA Healthcare IT space
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience in DevOps environment
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects, as well as provide program level support cross-functionally
  • Highly motivated and analytical; proven problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to take initiative and demonstrate enthusiasm when working in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness and ability to quickly learn new skills, new client environments, and grow domain expertise
  • Ability to conduct independent research to lead or support the resolution of complex issues
  • Excellent planning and project oversight skills
  • Excellent prioritization and time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines and stay organized
  • Excellent conflict management and servant leadership skills

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • VA-specific project management experience
  • Strong understanding of AWS Cloud Hosting
    • AWS certifications, at minimum, SysOps Administrator or Solutions Architect.
    • Red Hat Certified System Administrator. Multiple years of Linux experience will substitute for certification.
    • Cloudformation, System Manager and Python scripting deployments
  • Strong understanding of System Monitoring Tools and techniques
    • Cloudwatch and querying
    • Cloudwatch alerting
    • Splunk
    • Dynatrace
  • Additional technologies such as Venafi, Centrify, Science Logic
  • Proficient with MS Office, MS Visio, MS SharePoint, MS Teams 
  • Project Management Professional – PMP Certified
  • Certified SAFe
  • Understanding of Lean Six Sigma and LEAN principles and processes
  • HealthShare/Health Connect understanding/knowledge
  • VA VistA, VPR, REST API understanding
  • Familiarity with InterSystems products such as (Cache, IRIS, FHIR ODS, HS, HC, etc.)
  • Release Management and Configuration Management understanding
  • Incident and Change Management with ServiceNow products
  • Familiarity with the Electronic Health Record (EHR)
  • Excellent leadership, management, and delegation skills

GovCIO is a team of transformers — people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. 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 missoin. Are you ready to be transformer?

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)

$130,000 to $140,000

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