• Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #862


We have an opening to support the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) as an Engineer to provide VistA/Cerner expertise to interface efforts. Collaborate with system integrator and provide expertise to ensure the interface design and development meet VA requirements. Support interface design, development, test, and cutover planning from a technical perspective. Review and provide comments on interface artifacts. Serve as project manager between multiple technical teams.


Required Security Clearance: US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust.


Qualifications Requirements:

  • Ability to create strategies and plans for integration of multiple IT systems/subsystems into an operational unit, ensuring full functional and performance capabilities are retained
  • Able to coordinate with development and user teams to assess risks, goals and needs and ensure that all are adequately addressed
  • Experienced in introducing new hardware or software into a new or existing environment while minimizing disruption and mitigating risks
  • Ability to see projects to completion in addition to performing feasibility analysis on potential future projects to management
  • Experience with VA VistA and/or DoD Health systems as well as Cerner/EHR deployment
  • Experience with engineering and technical aspects of system/medical device interfaces
  • Experience with technical change management / configuration management, requirements management, especially as they relate to prioritization
  • Experience with using DoDAF or UML models to support technical analysis
  • Experience with large scale IT implementation
  • Experience with SDLC
  • Experience with Executive reporting
  • Cost conscience addressing goals


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or equivalent discipline is required
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience. An additional 8 years of relevant experience may be substituted for degree requirements


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the VA
  • Experience implementing Electronic Health Records


Employment Type: Full Time / Permanent


Working Conditions:

  • This role will have temporary telework options during the COVID pandemic, there is a rotational schedule to go on-site. The candidate will be expected to be on-site full time (40-hour week) once restrictions are lifted.
  • Maybe required to COVID vaccine or negative testing requirement.


Physical Requirements:

Employee needs to be able to sit at a workstation for extended periods; use hand(s) to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Most positions require ability to work on desktop or laptop computer for extended periods of time reading, reviewing/analyzing information, and providing recommendations, summaries and/or reports in written format. Must be able to effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing. Employee may be required to occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.


Background Screening/Check/Investigation:

Successful Completion of a Background Screening/Check/Investigation will/may be required as a condition of hire.


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