Program Director

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Program Management
Washington, District of Columbia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


IT Networking

Program Management

REQ#: RQ171310
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Transform technology into opportunity as a Program Director with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Program Director you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Program Director joining our team to oversee an upcoming opportunity supporting a cabinet level Government Agency with a vital national Mission centered on the concerns of the Nation's energy and environmental resources.


  • Overall manager and single POC for Contractor activities.
  • Manages programmatic risks and dependencies.
  • Manages contractor-to-contractor work integration.
  • Ensures proper integration amongst all contracted IT services, delivery teams, and subcontractor partners.
  • Ensures consistent, constant, and proactive communications with the government throughout the contract’s period of performance.
  • Manage all contractual, technical, and operational aspects of the program from inception to completion.
  • Responsible for the cost, schedule, and resource management of the program.
  • Responsible for profitability and revenue growth of program.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with the customer, develop a deep understanding of customer's existing and future needs, and serve as a trusted advisor.
  • Provide leadership, supervision, and guidance to all GDIT and subcontractor personnel.
  • Coordinates and monitors sub-contractor activities and administers subcontractor deliverables and finances.
  • Cultivate and retain a high-performance workforce and promote enterprise cybersecurity awareness through workforce development and training.
  • Support seamless integration across different functional areas.
  • Improve customer's mission effectiveness while continuously increasing efficiency through processes and technology improvement.
  • Implement measures and metrics to track and analyze risk and the effectiveness of risk reduction measures.
  • Monitor program performance, identify, and recognize program performance issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Ensures compliance to all contractual deliverables and relevant GDIT corporate and Government policies and standards.



  • Bachelor’s or equivalent in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Business Administration, Management or another scientific of technical discipline
  • PMP Certification

Required Experience:

  • 12+ years of relevant professional experience

Required Technical Skills:  

  • Understanding of the complexities associated with the delivery of on-premises and cloud-based IT services, to include but not limited to the following:
    • Cybersecurity
    • Networking
    • Telecommunications
    • End-user support services and device management

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated experience with hiring staff against GSA schedule labor category descriptions and qualifications
  • Experience with task order-based ordering
  • Additional Requirements:
    • US Citizenship
    • Need to identify 3 relevant projects in which you participated in the past 5 years that were supported/completed by candidate:
      • Provide information for potential reference checks (telephone number, title, value and scope of work, completion date, POC information); please describe your role in the project.
    • Need to provide 3 business references for potential government vetting (can be same as project experience references).

Security Clearance Level: 

  • Possess Q or TS level clearance (or their equivalency), ability to obtain a Q level clearance within six (6) months after contract award
    • Applicant must be eligible to attain and maintain such clearance as a condition of employment

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Cabinet-level Government Agency IT delivery experience highly desirable
  • Certifications:
    • PgMP
    • ITIL 4 (any level)
    • Lean Six Sigma
    • SAFe (any level)


  • Onsite in Washington, D.C.


  • 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

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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Project Management Professional (PMP) - Project Management Institute

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.