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Guidehouse Program Manager, Senior Functional Area Analyst, Public Health IT in Helena, Montana


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit


Guidehouse seeks a Program Manager, Senior Functional Area Analyst Senior. for our VA Team supporting the Office of Information Technology (OIT) team! OIT operates a Product Line Management (PLM) model to complement their Development Security Operations (DevSecOps) approach to product management, software delivery, and overall IT support. This Office currently supports 450 products within eight (8) Product Lines and two (2) Product Offices.

As a Program Manager, Senior Functional Area Analyst, you will support OIT as it continues to mature into a PLM model. You will assist with the development/maturation/retirement of Product Lines within OIT’s Health Portfolio. These Product Lines are used to consolidate systems and products that share business strategy, objectives, and customers (within a common structure) to gain efficiencies in infrastructure, automation, and deployment. You will use your knowledge of DevSecOps to improve the experience of OIT customers, enable OIT to deploy new systems and update existing systems more quickly and frequently, and lower costs by leveraging industry best practices and innovation. As OIT continues its organizational transformation, the number of initiatives and products to be supported is expected to further expand and mature.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day portfolio management, engineering, technical support, human-centered design, and innovation support to OIT’s Product Lines and Product Offices. This support may include (but is not limited to):

  • Performing review of organizational structures, operations, policies, processes, systems, strategy and make recommendations for improvement.

  • Managing communications to internal and external stakeholders designed to advertise new capabilities, systems, and strategy updates as well as other OIT successes. Ensure coordinated replies to VA stakeholders in response to data calls or other requests for information.

  • Creating and implementing roadmaps for Health Service Product Lines, to include product modernization, resilience, monitoring, automation, and security elements.

  • Designing training plan for events including modernization of legacy systems, transition to Electronic Health Records. Training plans will include identification of training needs, goals, resources, risks, and learning objectives.

  • Work with client leadership to identify, plan, implement, and execute support for the Health Portfolio’s strategic priorities, including design strategy review of all design efforts to ensure consistency and unity across portfolio.

  • Lead continuous process improvement and innovation initiatives to ensure successful execution of OIT’s strategic goals.

  • Provide senior leadership support through the creating of briefings and reports, facilitating reoccurring meetings, and providing ad hoc research support.

  • A Program Manager must have experience with diverse IT projects both large and small. Must be able to manage a portfolio of projects. Must be well versed in full systems development life cycle, enterprise-wide network engineering, strategic information planning, business process reengineering, structure and management practices. Must be able to identify and mitigate risks to the program. Must be able to manage to cost, schedule and performance.



The Program Manager, Senior Functional Area Analyst must have:

  • Minimum Education: Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific /technical discipline,

  • Years of Experience: 15 years - 10 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education

  • Ability to obtain Public Trust security clearance

  • Experience managing projects with complex data requirements, using Agile and DevSecOps methodologies.

  • Detailed knowledge of the software development lifecycle and network engineering at the enterprise level.

  • Strong analytical and investigative skills for crafting solutions to challenging problems/issues, supporting business process reengineering efforts, and designing improvements to current policies.


  • Federal consulting experience.

  • Experience with the Department of Veterans Affairs or Military Health preferred.

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

This role is available virtually for candidates in the Pacific, Central and Eastern time zones. A strong preference will be given to candidates local to Washington, DC.

No sponsorship currently available for this position.

Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated at time of hire


About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program