View Our Website View All Jobs

Sr Program Manager - GIS

Critigen - Empowering Business Decisions Through Spatial Insights

Critigen is a global leader in technology consulting and geospatial systems development. We leverage location data, business intelligence, and integrated systems to drive enterprise collaboration and business performance for our public and private clients. With our top-tier partnerships and full-lifecycle approach, Critigen delivers all components of a geospatial program; data collection, spatial processing, analytics and intelligence, application development, and mobile solution development.

Position Summary

Critigen is currently accepting applications for a Senior GIS Program Manager to lead a large enterprise GIS implementation with multiple workstreams.  The ideal candidate can work with both clients and staff to deliver customized products, implement enterprise GIS solutions, manage multiple project workstreams, and build client relationships. The ideal candidate will possess excellent problem-solving capabilities and have prior Project Manager experience in the implementation of GIS solutions.  This position has a critical communication role focused on building a collaborative and cohesive team, and is responsible for ensuring quality control, successful project delivery and client satisfaction.  Proficiency with Esri ArcGIS Enterprise Platform, and experience in gas and electric utilities industry, are both highly desirable.  

Immediate project opportunity in the Boston area working onsite at the client location, with the possibility of teleworking and 50% travel. 

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Acts as a Core Team leader. Works closely with workstream leaders and is responsible for overall project day-to-day execution and is a driving force of the project. 
  • Translates business requirements to proposed technical solution that aligns with the business strategy. 
  • Formulates and defines scope and objectives of program in collaboration with the workstream owners and ensures agreement and communication of project goals, schedule baselines, and strategic direction to all stakeholders. 
  • Manages project plan including scope, resource requirements, schedule, and budget. 
  • Works with the team to create and optimize efficient solutions. 
  • Manages project execution to ensure project release on the required date, within the approved budget and with the required scope and quality.  
  • In partnership with various project teams, actively manages assumptions, dependencies, risks, issues, and potential impacts, and facilitates the development of appropriate mitigation actions.  
  • Provides accurate, timely and fit for purpose programs an
  • d/or project status reports using established norms and reporting tools of the Portfolio Management Office (PMO) 
  • Ensures the development process and Agile practices are followed during the project execution. 
  • Builds positive ongoing relationships with client staff and serves as a trusted adviser. 
  • Educates clients on the benefits of geospatial technology and advocates for integrating geospatial technology into their business processes. 
  • Acts as an opinion leader/evangelist for best practices in project delivery 

Background and Experience

  • 10+ years of experience as a successful IT and/or GIS Project Leader using structured project management processes with demonstrated experience in managing large scale, complex projects.  
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Geo Science, Geography, or related area of study
  • Documented success leading enterprise GIS implementations, including both application development and data conversion.  Knowledge of the Esri ArcGIS Enterprise Platform a plus
  • Deep understanding of various System Development Life Cycles (Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Iterative, Spiral, Safe, etc.)
  • Demonstrated competency planning and tracking project schedules with clearly-defined critical paths.
  • The ability to see interrelationships and dependencies across the entire project, including partner organizations and their teams
  • Ability to manage the complexity of scope, time, cost, quality, risk, and team dynamics. 
  • Experience supporting high performing, dynamic teams in virtual, cross-functional and matrixed project environment.

Critigen is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Female/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. 

Read More

Apply for this position

Apply with Indeed
Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, .docx, .odt, .txt, or .rtf (limit 5MB) or Paste resume

Paste your resume here or Attach resume file

To comply with government Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action reporting regulations, we are requesting (but NOT requiring) that you enter this personal data. This information will not be used in connection with any employment decisions, and will be used solely as permitted by state and federal law. Your voluntary cooperation would be appreciated. Learn more.

Invitation for Job Applicants to Self-Identify as a U.S. Veteran
  • A “disabled veteran” is one of the following:
    • a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or
    • a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.
  • A “recently separated veteran” means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.
  • An “active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran” means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.
  • An “Armed forces service medal veteran” means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.
Veteran status

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability
Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form CC-305
OMB Control Number 1250-0005
Expires 1/31/2020
Why are you being asked to complete this form?

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities.i To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary, but we hope that you will choose to fill it out. If you are applying for a job, any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way.

If you already work for us, your answer will not be used against you in any way. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we are required to ask all of our employees to update their information every five years. You may voluntarily self-identify as having a disability on this form without fear of any punishment because you did not identify as having a disability earlier.

How do I know if I have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Blindness
  • Deafness
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Autism
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Schizophrenia
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Major depression
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Impairments requiring the use of a wheelchair
  • Intellectual disability (previously called mental retardation)
Please check one of the boxes below:

You must enter your name and date
Your Name Today's Date
Reasonable Accommodation Notice

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

iSection 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.