Program Manager – SIPR Modernization

Clearance Level
Program Management
Fort Belvoir, Virginia

REQ#: RQ132187

Travel Required: 25-50%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

A career as a Program manager at GDIT means owning your opportunity to help support and advance our client’s mission.  At GDIT program management is leading every aspect of what we provide to the customer and we’re constantly evolving our approach to meeting our clients’ biggest challenges.


At GDIT a Program Manager provides operational leadership and oversight of program execution to bring together technologies and solutions.  The Army’s Secure Internet Protocol Modernization program effort is in direct support of the Department of the Army, Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems, PM Global Enterprise Network Modernization Americas implements the Army’s Global Secret Internet Protocol Router (SIPR) Network Program (A-GSN).  GDIT will modernize those networks to bring together commercial and government solutions to modernize and secure the backbone of the Army’s classified network.

The SIPRNet is a classified network, used for Command and Control (C2), that is part of the larger Department of Defense Information Network (DoDIN) and extends into the Army’s portion of the DoDIN (referred to as the DoDIN-A). The Global SIPR Network will be a network of, at a minimum, 6 globally dispersed nodes that enable SIPR connectivity in all theaters.  This program has an objective requirement to scale to 150,000 SIPR virtual desktop infrastructure users, enable the mission partner environment through Multiple Independent Levels of Security, and provide connectivity to multiple types of users through multi-site or End User Device connectivity. The program globally will provide improved SIPR Multi-site, mobility access, wireless, and data- at-rest capabilities using Nation Security Agency (NSA) approved Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) Network.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide management, direction, administration, quality assurance, and leadership in the execution of the program.
  • Manage and be responsible for the successful completion of all tasks in assigned program area including technical work, financial and business development activities.
  • Supervise assigned technical and administrative staff, including subordinate supervisors, and perform personnel actions including hiring and performance evaluation.
  • Direct program activities to meet client and organization work objectives and serve as a liaison with clients to coordinate activities, negotiate tasks, and solve problems.
  • Be responsible for profitability and revenue growth of assigned program(s).
  • Assure quality of program products, services, and deliverables, including participating in reviews, audits, and site visits.
  • Perform business development activities at all stages, including the preparation and review of technical and cost proposals.
  • Perform program financial management services, including financial analysis, budget and cost quote preparation, cost management, reconciliation, and profit enhancement.
  • Coordinate and monitor sub-contractor activities and administer subcontractor deliverables and finances.
  • Develop, review, and approve plans, schedules, consulting agreements and other program documents.
  • Prepare and provide various reports and technical reviews to senior management as requested.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant corporate and government policies and standards.
  • Participate in special projects as required.

    SCOPE: Manage a large team of multiple disciplines including Telecommunications Enterprise IT (ITSM) and Cybersecurity Services.  Schedule execution of implementation activities with high complexity.  Be responsible for program(s) with annual revenues of $250-500 million.


  • Education:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institute in an area applicable to this position (e.g. information systems, computer science, math, or engineering).  An advanced technical degree is highly desired.
  • Required Experience: 10+ years of progressively responsible, operationally-oriented program management in disciplines such as systems engineering, systems administration, infrastructure engineering, and IT networks implementation
  • Required Technical Skills: Demonstrated experience in facilitating and achieving stakeholder consensus across multiple technical, business, and functional domains, including Government Leaders, Information Security and Technology Subject Matter Experts, and Mission Owners

Security Clearance Level:  DoD SECRET Clearance Required, TS preferable

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills applied to the development and presentation of technical materials appropriate to a broad spectrum of audiences.
  • Adept at interfacing with Government at senior leader levels and representing the interests of GDIT and GENM-A.
  • Understanding of Army policies, organization, and processes.  Integration and alignment of Army policies, organizational constructs, and processes

Preferred Skills:

  • 5+ years management and/or solutions work in a implementation or schedule delivery-based project with firm, fixed price (FFP) CLIN structure
  • Understanding of Army Networks construction, Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) commercial products
  • DOD IAT level III qualified
  • Location:  Hybrid, frequent travel within the Northern Virginia area and at implementation site required


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

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.