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General Dynamics Information Technology Senior Program Manager in Falls Church, Virginia

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: Other

Job Family: Program Management

Opportunity for an experienced Senior Program Manager to join a Systems Development and IT Operations Project for a federal government system. The candidate will provide oversight to System/Applications Development and Operations in an Agile DevSecOps environment. Candidate will be responsible for the successful cost, schedule, and performance of the contract. Serves as the main point of contact for the Contracting Officer (CO), the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), the Government Program Manager, and the Contractor’s senior management. Directly contributes to program efforts in several areas, including cost management/avoidance, schedule estimation and tracking, contract performance management, risk management, requirements analysis, and quality assurance activities. Ensures proper performance of tasks necessary to ensure the most efficient and effective execution of the contract. The PM shall utilize expert communication skills needed to direct the skilled technical resources and report on the technical progress, issues, and problem areas, as well as write and review technical documents.

Roles and Responsibilities

· Plan, initiate, and manage information technology (IT) development and operations projects.

· Lead and guide the work of technical staff. Serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects. Plan project stages and assess business implications for each stage.

· Monitor progress to assure deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met.

· Be responsible for ensuring Development and Operations team is fully engaged in the implementation of a DevSecOps systems framework.

· Be the primary interface with the Government Contracting Officer (CO), Contracting Officer’s representative (COR) and Government Program Manager.

· Experience with technical, contractual and resource issue resolution.

Required Education and Experience

· A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in project and program management including:

. Must have current PMI Project Management Professional (PMP).

. A minimum if PMI-ACP or IC Agile certifications.

. A minimum of five (5) years of experience managing IT projects and programs

. A minimum of 2-3 years of proven experience managing IT DevSecOps using Agile methodologies.

. A minimum of three (3) years of experience managing scrum team(s).

· A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, IT Management or Engineering.

· Exceptional technical aptitude and effective written and verbal communications skills.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

· Shall have demonstrated experience in conducting requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, schedule and financial data monitoring, and reporting.

· Shall have at least one (1) year of demonstrated experience in the management and control of funds and resources using complex reporting mechanisms such as Earned Value Management as needed.

Desired Education and Experience

· Demonstrated experience in the management of programs and contracts the involve Systems Development and IT operations preferred.

· Knowledge various languages, systems development, architecture, databases, IT networking and various technology stacks.

· Demonstrated experience handling technical and financial matters associated with large programs and contracts.


· Candidate must be an US citizen able to obtain DHS Public Trust clearance and USCIS EOD to start work.


We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.