Client First Technologies IT Program Manager/Technical SME Washington, DC · Full time

Client First Technologies currently is seeking an experienced Program Manager with a technical background who will lead and work as a part of a team to apply extensive technical knowledge to manage a program of multiple logistics / supply chain related projects.


This is a full-time, on-site position supporting our federal customer in Washington, DC. CFT offers a full benefits package, a collaborative work environment and strong company culture. Veterans and military spouses are encouraged to apply.





  • Compile and analyze technical data
  • Oversee the development of IT proposals, IT project management plans, and other technical system documentation related to the program and projects
  • Assist the client’s project sponsors and IT executives in documenting the IT business case and justification for budget approval
  • Deliver technical project management services throughout the project life cycle
  • Act as a direct client liaison and ensure that financial, time, scope, and quality of IT project deliverables and milestone expectations are met
  • Support crafting program responses, reviews, technical editing, and coordination of multiple tasks and initiatives
  • Prepare program documentation, templates, and briefings
  • Provide regular updates to stakeholders to support decision making
  • Support the development and ongoing sustainment of an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) using Microsoft Project
  • Train Program Office personnel on the IMS
  • Develop a Requirements Management Plan and schedule
  • Review and Analyze Business Process Mappings (BPR) and make recommendations for process improvement
  • Develop and maintain a requirements tracker


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent, Masters Degree in a technical field preferred
  • Relevant certification (e.g., Project Management Professional (PMP), SAFe Certification) preferred
  • 10 years program management experience
  • Experience with and knowledge of IT development and system infrastructure for large-scale projects encompassing lifecycle budgeting, defining system scope and objectives as required by technical requirements
  • Experience with Agile methods, including SAFe
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Project, SharePoint, and Atlassian Jira


Physical Demands

  • Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time.


Required Clearances and Screenings

The ability to successfully satisfy a Veterans Affairs Tier 2/Moderate Risk Background Investigation. A current VA background investigation (or equivalent – e.g., DoD Tier 3/Secret) is preferred.


COVID-19 Protocols: As a federal contractor, CFT is required to comply with COVID-19 protocols applicable to the agency, facility, and location. All COVID-19 requirements are in line with government policies and CDC guidance applicable at the time.


CFT is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. Discrimination nor harassment are tolerated.