Technical Project/Product Manager (Remote) #4529


  • US-Remote Employee Location
  • Project/Program Management
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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?

GovCIO 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.


  • 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 IT systems/products/processes
  • Ability to understand, document, and recommend technical management approaches on projects
  • 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 leadership and direction to direct reports, clients, 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 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
  • 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 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


Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience is required.
  • 15 years of project management experience.
  • +10 years of additional experience may be substituted for education.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Experience in all areas of the software development life cycle is a plus
  • Strong facilitation and excellent verbal communication, oral presentation, analytical and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience working in the VA Healthcare IT space

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • VA-specific project management experience (Highly Preferred)
  • Proficient with MS Office, MS SharePoint, MS Teams (Highly Preferred)
  • Certified Scrum Master (Preferred)
  • Project Management Professional – PMP Certified (Highly Preferred)
  • Certified SAFe (Preferred)
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience in DevOps environment (Preferred)
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects, as well as provide program level support cross-functionally (Preferred)
  • Understanding of Lean Six Sigma and LEAN principles and processes
  • HealthShare/Health Connect understanding
  • 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
  • Familiarity with the Electronic Health Record (EHR)
  • 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 leadership, management, and delegation 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

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)

$125,000 to $135,000

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