IT Program Manager - CDC

Clearance Level
Program Management
Atlanta, Georgia
Remote, Based in Georgia

REQ#: RQ103118

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is seeking motivated, customer-oriented IT Program Managers and Sr. IT Program Managers to add to our growing Account Team at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

This individual will apply program management techniques to ensure the on-time, high-quality delivery of products and ensure their compliance with all contract requirements. You will also act as a liaison between the CDC and GDIT to identify and manage reach-back support for new technical requirements and subject matter expertise, as needed. You will have hands-on program and project responsibilities and balance project execution with business development.

Atlanta area is preferred, but open to remote for the right candidate!


  • Manages and is responsible for the successful completion of all tasks in assigned program area including technical work, financial and business development activities.

  • Identify and win executable business for CDC clients through applying expertise in the business development life cycle; from opportunity identification through shaping, capture and proposal, and contract startup and execution.

  • Leverage senior-level leadership and extensive CDC relationships.

  • Lead complex negotiations with industry partners to build teams supporting procurements.

  • Lead captures for technical bids, including identifying and comprehending clients requirements and buying patterns, developing complex technical solution options, and building a cost-competitive industry team that can deliver client impact through a winning bid.

  • Drive market-based competitive intelligence, market assessments, client assessments, and strategic planning efforts to support expanding specific client-based opportunity portfolios and pipeline.

  • Work with the GDIT CDC Account team to establish and navigate key stakeholder relationships and keep the business leadership team informed and engaged in advancing strategic partnerships with clients and industry partners.

  • Act as hands-on program or project manager managing teams in the areas of DevOps, Cloud implementations, data analytics, or other technology projects.

  • Responsible for profitability and revenue growth of assigned program(s).

  • Assures quality of program products, services, and deliverables, including participating in reviews, audits, and site visits.

  • Coordinates and monitors sub-contractor activities and administers subcontractor deliverables and finances.

  • Develops, reviews, and approves plans, schedules, consulting agreements and other program documents.

  • Prepares and provides various reports and technical reviews to senior management as requested.

  • Ensures compliance with relevant corporate and government policies and standards.

  • Supervises a team of employees and contractors.


Required Skills and Experience:

  • BA/BS degree (or equivalent experience) and 5+ years of experience

  • Experience with managing multiple projects, including adjusting to shifting priorities and solving problems quickly

  • Strong technical background including experience in a similar mission critical technical environment

  • Experience supervising direct staff

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Masters degree in Information Systems or MBA is preferred

  • 2+ years of experience supporting CDC strongly preferred

  • IT experience/background preferred

  • PMP and/or CSM certification is strongly desired

  • Experience supporting federal government agencies in either project management

  • Proposal development experience

  • Experience or expertise in technologies such as Cloud, DevOps, Cyber Security, Analytics, or data lake/data management

  • Experience managing programs or portfolio of programs in excess of $10M/year in revenue is preferred

  • Prior experience managing subcontractors cost and performance

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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.