Agile IT Governance – SME (100% Remote)


Citizant is a leading provider of professional IT services to the U.S. government. We seek to address some of our country’s most pressing challenges in the areas of Agile application development, Enterprise Data Management, Enterprise Architecture, and Program Management support services – focusing on the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Treasury. We strive to hire only ethical, talented, passionate, and committed “A Players” who already align with the company’s core values: Drive, Excellence, Reputation, Responsibility, and a Better Future. No matter how large we grow, Citizant will retain its collaborative, supportive, small-company culture, where successful team effort to address external and internal customer challenges is valued above all individual contributions.

Job Description:

Information Technology Governance Program is a senior role within our customer’s organization, responsible for providing profound expertise in the establishment and sustainment of an Information Technology Governance Program. The successful candidate will be pivotal in shaping our IT governance framework and ensuring alignment with organization.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and implementation of a comprehensive IT governance program that aligns with the organization’s strategic goal of transitioning to a more Agile, product-based governance model.
  • Develop and refine IT policies, procedures, and standards so they align with an Agile, product-based approach to governance.
  • Ensure that IT governance practices align with the organization’s strategic objectives, including a move to an Agile, product-based approach.
  • Provide strategic guidance to executives and stakeholders on transforming the governance model.
  • Stay abreast of industry regulations, standards, and best practices, and ensure the organization’s IT practices remain compliant.
  • Identify, assess, and mitigate potential IT risks, implementing strategies to safeguard the organization’s assets and reputation.
  • Analyze existing IT governance processes and systems, identifying areas for optimization and driving continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Oversee the development of metrics and key performance indicators to measure the effectiveness of the IT governance program.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation on Agile IT governance processes and provide regular reports to senior management, highlighting key insights and recommendations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and business units to understand their IT needs, goals, and challenges, working towards aligning IT governance with these requirements.
  • Develop and deliver training programs and awareness campaigns to enhance staff understanding of Agile IT governance principles and practices.


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in IT governance, Agile Transformation, or a related field.
  • In-depth knowledge of IT governance frameworks (e.g., COBIT, ITIL).
  • Expertise in Agile concepts, especially in the areas of Agile Governance and product management.
  • Experience leading Agile transformation initiatives.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and reporting tools.
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong leadership and project management experience.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to quality.


  • A master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., IT Management, Information Security, Business Administration).
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and ITIL are highly desirable.

Clearance Requirement:

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must have a public trust clearance or have the ability to obtain one.

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