Initiatives SME

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Functional Experts
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ139463

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT has a NEW and exciting Opportunity! Join GDIT and lead the way for today and in the future. GDIT is looking for an Initiatives SME to do the following:

  • As the Initatives SME you will: 

  • Provide support, recommendations, and collaborate with JSP Solutions/Engineering on technical planning for future initiatives.
  • Develop recommendations for new/emerging engineering solutions ensuring they conform to JSP IT environments.
  • Manage, perform, and complete Government approved JSP initiatives, which are internal Platform Services back-office projects. Typically, there are 15-20 ongoing initiatives per month but no more than 30.
  • Prepare Sponsor Forms for Government approval prior to beginning work on the initiative. 
  • Complete all initiatives IAW the initiative plan (schedule, and performance). 
  • Update initiatives weekly or as agreed upon by the Government to reflect the initiative status.
  • Provide for each initiative the lead, requirement, scope, resources required, and schedule, as agreed upon by the Government. Additional documentation may be required based on the nature of the initiative. 
  • Develop O&M packages or update transition packages with JSP Government approved templates, schedules, and sponsor forms.
  • Report status of initiatives in the Weekly Activity Report and at the monthly IPR.
  • Document each initiative in the enterprise ITSM ticket systems. Sub-tasks of the project will be created in Remedy to document and monitor the level of effort, time, and resources involved. Reporting will be provided through SharePoint.

  • Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance
  • Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering, computer information systems, telecommunications, or management information systems, and 2 - 7 recent years of documented experience relevant to this key position. 
  • Possess PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or DAU Level III PM.
  • Information Assurance (IA) Certification: DoDI 8570 IAT II certification. (Security+ CE, CCNA – Security, CND, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP)
  • Computing Environment (CE) Certification: Recent and relevant technical certification.
  • Experience in implementing solution designs and operating environments that are compliant with all Federal and DoD guidance and policies. 
  • Experience in execution of project plans while mitigating identified risks. 
  • Experience in implementing software, hardware, and communications solutions. 
  • Experience working as a Senior IT analyst that covers requirements analysis, system design, project management, and enterprise strategy. 
  • Experience in Windows environment on Server 2008, Server 2012, and Windows 7 and/or Windows 10 operating systems environments similar in size and scope of this order. 
  • ITILv4 certification preferred

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting for long periods
  • Standing for long periods
  • Ambulate throughout an office
  • Ambulate between several buildings
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as required
  • Travel by land or air transportation 25% or less

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 5+ years of work experience

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.