Operations Lead (Must have TS/SCI; CI Poly Preferred)

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Field Engineering
La Plata, Maryland

REQ#: RQ132942

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
  • Oversees the execution of mission and directs operational contractor efforts, to include managing Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) teams in current operations support and COMSEC activities on the operations floor and troubleshooting operational support issues.

  • Monitors and reports overall operations integrity and success

  • Coordinates schedule with mission partners. 

  • Coordinate and direct software and/or equipment test activities 

  • Reports to Site Lead or Site Operations lead any security, staffing, or resource problems l Coordinates issues with outside mission nodes l Makes formal proposals for systems and site improvements to Site Lead and Site Operations Lead l Addresses operational issues with mission partners.

  • May draft executive correspondence, provide senior level briefings and be proactive in developing solution.

Additional Duties:

  • Facilities manager outside of normal duty hours Gate entry / Badging control outside of normal duty hours / Shipment control outside of normal duty hours


  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 5+ years of experience | Candidates should have an intelligence background with good communicative qualities. Most of the work involves all forms of communication - email, chat, and telephone.
  • Must be able to work well with others - we are looking for team players.
  • We are a 24/7 facility, so you must be willing to work 12-hour shifts
  • Must be able to coordinate a variety of activities during the course of a work shift.
  • Must have TS/SCI and be eligible to obtain a CI Poly, if needed.

About Our 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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.