Navy Sector Chief Technology Officer

Clearance Level
Solutions Architect
Falls Church, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success


People Management

Solutions Development

REQ#: RQ165086
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
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

GDIT is seeking a Technologist with deep Department of Navy experience to work in the CTO team with our Navy team to drive the business strategy and technical solutions needed to win our most complex, large scale and strategic proposals while working with the Defense CTO and our numerous GDIT capability teams. This is one of the company's most important customer facing roles, and it will give you the opportunity to provide the strategic direction of our Navy go to market approach and interact with bleeding edge technologies and collaborate with the teams who are designing and building solutions like those expressed within our Digital Accelerators that we are bringing to our customers. To be successful in this role you must be able to translate relevant details about technologies into a language that DOD personnel appreciate and can be understood by management and other stake holders.

You will have the opportunity to get your hands dirty by helping in solution and proof of concept realization and will stay relevant through learning new skills and technologies. We have amazing labs where you will have access to emerging technology and will be able to dabble in the latest and greatest technologies that the industry is bringing to market. The responsibility for determining our customers' needs and priorities, crafting technical solutions responsive to those needs, helping to shape customer acquisitions, and positioning GDIT to win makes this both a challenging and rewarding opportunity!



  • Lead technical solution strategy throughout the Capture and Proposal lifecycle, from early Qualification through Proposal submission.
  • Contribute to GDIT win strategies and lead the development of technical win themes and solution readiness plans.
  • Engage current and prospective customers to understand critical needs, socialize and vet solutions, and advise on strategies to shape acquisitions that achieve desired results.
  • Represent the broader CTO organization with customers to ensure technology solutions are translated into Navy specific needs
  • Identify and select the best technical solutions and approaches to meet anticipated or actual acquisition requirements.
  • Prioritize Navy needs to influence CTO investments
  • Lead solution design and the development of key artifacts including, but not limited to architectural models, process diagrams, concepts of operation, etc.
  • Develop unsolicited technical recommendations, collateral and RFI/RFP responses to engage prospective customers and position GDIT to win.
  • Collaborate with GDIT technical service areas and lines of business to identify and bring the best technical and business strategies and solutions to differentiate GDIT.
  • Contribute to teaming strategies including identifying and vetting potential partners.
  • Develop cost strategies, LOEs/BOEs/BOMs, and associated rationale.

During Pre-Proposal Planning & Proposal Response:

  • Work with GDIT Navy business to meet with DON customers to achieve deep mutual understanding of objectives and how they connect with GDIT technical offerings.
  • Support DOD/DON’s objectives by Tailoring/Enhancing GDIT enterprise offerings for purposes of:
    • Fostering adoption of GDIT solutions across the DOD
    • Developing a point of view that addresses tactical edge requirements
    • Advocating for customer’s key program initiatives within GDIT
  • Craft differentiated, innovative technical approaches to bridge seams within Navy programs.
  • Tailor existing GDIT offerings/ Identify/Create new offerings; and go to market in a manner that would help DOD/DON achieve key mission objectives
  • Ensure readiness of solution and proposal support team to prepare a compelling and compliant response to the government's solicitation.
  • Lead development of the Technical volumes and orals presentations for proposals.
  • Coach and advise more junior solution architecture and proposal support resources.
  • Ensure integration of technical solution with all sections and volumes of the proposal.
  • Review proposals and provide critical feedback needed to strengthen our solution and proposals.
  • Author Technical volume introductions, key sections and orals slides including developing compelling graphics.
  • Help GDIT to stand out in this highly-competitive and opportunity-rich market!

● Education: Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline
● Required Experience: 20+ years designing and delivering solutions in the DON; 20+ years of experience in DON program activities to meet client and organization work objectives and have served clients to coordinate activities, negotiate tasks, and solve problems

● DON experience in cyber, training, IT, networks, or business systems

● Required Technical Skills: DevOps Experience on premise and Cloud, Automation, Containerization, Kubernetes

● Experience in the development, drafting, and writing of Technical and Program Management solutions in context of DON and/or other parts of the DOD

●Experience supervising technical and administrative staff

● Outstanding oral and written communications skills

● Knowledgeable and experienced in application and best practices of ITIL Framework

● Able to leverage out of the box relationships such as academic, small business and other relationships to identify and build solutions and services, including Concept of Operations (ConOps) development and labor estimation

●Ability to acquire & subsequently maintain relevant domain accreditations in at least two of the following Cloud Platforms: AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google.

● Required Skills and Abilities: In-depth knowledge and experience in applying service delivery business models and technologies to deliver successful outcomes that support and enhance customer mission capabilities/Demonstrated understanding of service model conceptualization, design, business case analysis, and implementation/ Demonstrated ability to strategize and co-develop solutions that accelerate DoD customers attainment of mission objectives

● Preferred Skills & Certifications: Currency with Department of Navy technical approaches specifically related to next generation adoption of Cloud, Network and Cybersecurity emerging technologies/ Experience working in a P&L capacity and understanding the balance of delivering solutions that meet business-oriented objectives / ITIL certification/PMP certification
●US Citizenship Required in order to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance

● 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

20 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $187,000 - $253,000. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.