Program Manager

3 weeks ago
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Information Technology


GovernmentCIO is currently looking for a Program Manager to join our team supporting a newly awarded five year contract in Arlington, VA. The Program Manager shall serve in a dedicated role within the VA OI&T Health Product Support portfolio. He/She shall be responsible for planning, coordinating, assessing, evaluating, and monitoring products transitioning across the System Development Lifecycle into sustainment. 


  • Manages existing products in the software sustainment environment. These transition and sustainment responsibilities include technical and management analysis, the development of acquisition strategies and plans, technical review of contracts and transition documents, and ensuring all transition process steps are complete prior to HPS accepting responsibility for software sustainment. The contractor interfaces with other organizations of VA OI&T consulting with project managers and application developers on products transitioning to HPS and negotiating responsibilities for products in mixed-lifecycle.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to analyze program needs for contractor support, as well as to define and document scopes of work, plans, schedules, site-specific considerations, work requirements, milestones, and operational activities for a variety of support contracts. Advises program managers in developing clear, accurate, and detailed contractual requirements.
  • Project assignments involve extensive investigation and analysis of undefined factors and conditions in order to analyze and understand task and project interrelationships and their potential effect on the assigned program. The program manager helps define the nature and scope of problems, identifies alternatives to overcome problems and makes recommendations on their implementation.


Dedicated program manager will have 15+ years of experience performing IT project, program, or portfolio management work. Experience in IT operations (help desk, change, configuration, release/deployment, etc.) and VA health organizations and products preferred.


Other key experience:

  • Strong oral and written communications
  • Comprehensive interpersonal skills
  • Senior-level problem solving skills
  • Federal/VA contracting policies, planning, and management
  • Familiarity with capital planning, budget, and cost formulation
  • IT engineering/architectural knowledge of software and infrastructure
  • SDLC methodologies
  • Requirements analysis


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