Command & Control Software Engineering & Support (C2SES) 4 Agile Program Manager

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Program Management
Offutt AFB, Nebraska
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Deliverables Management

Project Management

Stakeholder Communications

REQ#: RQ141866
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Discover a career that is challenging, impactful, and mission critical. Join our team as the Command & Control Software Engineering & Support (C2SES) 4 Agile Program Manager and make an impact for Air Force Life Cycle Management Centers Combatant Command C2 Division’s (AFLCMC/HBC) acquisition program portfolio on the C2SES 4 contract supporting United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM). While you help us advance the mission, we’ll help advance your career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can't turn into opportunity. As a C2SES 4 Program Manager, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter by enabling Commander USSTRATCOM with C2SES capabilities.  C2SES provides Commander USSTRATCOM, supported Combatant Commands, Component Commands, and other authorized users with modernized mission critical communications and computer systems utilizing common integrated information and decision toolsets, applications, and capabilities in a fully synchronized, net-centric information environment, necessary to maintain deterrence and, if required, dominate in conflict. Simply put, you are supporting our Nation’s number one mission of Nuclear Deterrence. Our work depends on C2SES 4 Program Manager, who is TS/SCI level cleared, joining our team to serves as a technical liaison between the Contractor and Government. You must possess the ability to work independently with little supervision, embrace autonomy, seize opportunity, and be trusted to deliver your best every day. 


As an Agile Program Manager (PM) you are responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating agile teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering software that provide exceptional value to customers. We are looking for curious, intelligent and motivated people who also have strong servant leadership skills and are interested in becoming part of an Agile team.  You will be a program and team-level change agent who embodies Agile practices in a diverse and technically complex software development project within our Air Force Business Area portfolio. Duties include ensuring that the program meets the required delivery goals and metrics within the scope, schedule, and budget constraints. This position requires consistent interfacing with the customer and stakeholders as well as business and functional leadership, staff, and subcontractors. Additionally, the PM establishes and implements tactical and operational plans for the C2SES4 program with significant impact on the achievement of corporate functional results. The PM will develop short-to mid-term strategies to ensure that functional results are achieved. The PM will be responsible for managing resources in support of three applications in a system of systems framework. A practical understanding of Agile principles, frameworks, tools and concepts will be key in successfully performing in this role.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Establish, maintain, and expand strong customer relationships via face-to-face meetings, informal tag-ups, and open communication
  • Collaborate with product owners to segment desired outcomes into the appropriate story and release stages
  • Support the Product Owner in managing customer expectations for program deliverables, managing stakeholder communications, and helping to implement an effective system of program governance
  • Lead and manage software development and delivery on large, complex software applications (potentially consisting of multiple Agile Teams). Software deliveries will often require integration with other applications developed and maintained by other Contractors.
  • Ensure successful management of program
  • Focus on the timely delivery of working software
  • Organize and lead status/working meetings, as required
  • Prepare and distribute progress reports
  • Manage risks, issues, cost, performance, and schedule
  • Create appropriate metrics and track accordingly
  • Develop corrective action plans
  • When necessary, blend traditional program management principles and practices with an Agile development approach, while leading a transition to full Agile development.
  • Evaluate complex risks/issues and provide recommendations for project improvement



  • BS degree in a technical discipline

Required Experience:

  • 7+ years of experience as a Program Manager leading successful efforts of a similar nature, complexity, and size (large, complex programs in a high-tech development environment with cross-functional, high-performing Agile teams teams).
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience as a Program Manager successfully managing and implementing software programs using Agile methodologies.
  • Experience overseeing multi-functional Teams with at least 5-9 Team members each
  • Experience leading projects in one or more of the following domains: Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe); Large Scale Scrum (LeSS); Agile/DevOps methods and tools; Dev/Ops Team Interactions; Software development with continuous integration and automated test frameworks.

Security Clearance Level:

  • Must possess a Top-Secret clearance based on a Special Background Investigation and be eligible for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI), Nuclear Command and Control (NC2) and Special Access Program (SAP) access.

Preferred Skills:

  • MA or MS
  • 10+ years of experience as a Program Manager leading successful efforts of a similar nature, complexity, and size (large, complex programs in a high-tech development environment with multifunction teams)
  • PMP
  • PMIACP, CSM, Lean Six Sigma or equivalent preferred


On Customer Site


  • 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
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required

Less than 10%

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.