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16 Feb 2023

Full-Time Vice President of Technology – Posted by Anywhere

Job Description

Who we are
Bixal is a mission-driven, woman-owned small business determined to improve people’s lives through human-centered strategies and transformative technologies, with a firm belief that everyone has the right to an effective government.
We deliver on this belief by partnering with leading Federal agencies to design, develop, and deliver powerful customer experiences through holistic digital product solutions and strategic communications initiatives––bringing a high standard and unique creative energy to our clients––and our wonderfully diverse culture is what makes it all possible.
Bixal unites different people with different perspectives from all over the world! We provide our team with an open and empowered environment where collaboration thrives and solutions flourish.
This role can work remotely from anywhere in the USA. You must be legally authorized to work in the US.  Bixal does not provide visa sponsorship.
What will you do?
Bixal is looking for a VP of Technology to grow and expand its technology practice. The VP will build a culture of all things digital, with established and emerging technologies, helping Bixal’s clients achieve their digital transformation goals in a way that digital is embedded in all aspects of the organization.
You are:
A trend spotter. You build networks of people, organizations, and ideas to ensure Bixal is constantly evolving and seizing opportunities to use technology to transform organizational effectiveness and improve human experiences with digital products.
Human-Centered. You are focused on putting people at the center of problem-solving and technology development, building innovative digital solutions that resonate and are tailored to end-user needs.
A big picture thinker who brings ideas to life. You think strategically and creatively and have significant experience that allows you to identify problems, develop solutions, and successfully implement them.
A spokesperson. You show sensitivity and establish respect, credibility and trust in government and non-government settings and have a reputation for being able to open doors.
Experience leading a practice area. You are an expert in building the teams and processes to grow and scale a consulting team, spanning business development, proposal solutioning, staffing, and delivery.


    • Serve as part of Bixal’s Executive Leadership team, setting and executing the strategic direction of the organization.
    • Advise on Bixal’s strategic direction to build and enhance capabilities in emerging technologies aimed at expanding service offerings and exploring new frontiers.
    • Create and embed a prioritization approach to develop a roadmap for innovation with the relevant processes, tools, and metrics to support business objectives and new growth opportunities.
    • Understand business objectives and goals; define the ways in which digital technologies can enable them and translate these ideas into multi-year strategies, consulting offerings, and project roadmaps that reflect global business priorities of Bixal and its clients.
    • Work with senior leadership in support of business development.
    • Enhance and grow Bixal’s business in each of the areas – digital strategy, human-centered design, Agile development, emerging technologies, data analytics, strategic communications, organizational development, and learning.
    • Participate in capture strategy activities, proposal development, design challenges, development of pitch decks, and delivering oral technical presentations to secure new business.
    • Identify and develop processes to improve the organization’s overall operational efficiency and effectiveness, including corporate technology and IT team needs. Use data and information to drive necessary changes and optimize efforts.
    • Mentor and train team members to support their professional development and career path – Have a people absolutely-first mindset, including promoting and supporting Bixal’s corporate DEI goals.
    • Be accountable for developing a pool of solution architects to lead proposal work and delivery, serving as a solutions architect and/or advisor on the most complex proposals and projects, including guidance on the right tech stack, frameworks, and platforms.
    • Serve as an advisor to bridge the gap between business problems and technology solutions.
    • Ensure architectural adherence, quality standards, policies, and technology processes are fully met for all internal and client projects.


    • A minimum of 15 years of related work experience in relevant positions of increasing scope and responsibility, including several years in a leadership role developing and managing teams.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
    • Technical expertise among teams and government clients that are deploying products leveraging modern software development techniques (Agile, cloud-native, serverless, DevSecOps, containerization, microservice-architectures, automation, product management, etc.)
    • Proven commitment of defaulting to open-source technologies and promoting reuse of code, when applicable.
    • Exceptional technical ability, hands-on experience with design, development and implementation of IT systems, and translation of these experiences into consulting solutions.
    • 10+ years of consulting experience directing practice areas and teams in Agile software development environments with demonstrated ability to think strategically and execute successfully on business, product, and technical challenges.
    • 3+ years of experience in emerging technologies in a production environment (e.g. Artificial Intelligence (AI), Automation, Immersive, and/or Distributed Leger Technology, Edge, Advanced and/or Quantum Computing
    • 2+ years of proven experience working in the federal government or for government contractors, including intimacy with and experience applying the USDS Digital Services playbook and other relevant guidance (NIST security frameworks, 21st Century IDEA, USWDS, etc.)

Nice to Haves:

    • Master’s degree in a related field.
Perks & Benefits:
Competitive base salary
Flex hours
Work from home flexibility
401K with matching incentive
Parental Leave
Medical/dental/vision benefits
Flex Spending Account
Company provided short-term disability
Company provided life insurance
Commuter benefits
Generous PTO
11 Paid holidays
Professional development opportunities
New business referral bonus
Bixal is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It ensures equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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