Program Director

Clearance Level
Program Management
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ63276

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT is looking for a Program Director to lead a large program supporting IT enterprise architecture strategy and standards, infrastructure and systems engineering, network engineering, enterprise service desk, and systems operations and maintenance services for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Information Technology (OIT).  The OIT delivers available, adaptable, secure, and cost-effective technology services to the VA and acts as a steward for all VAs Information Technology (IT) assets and resources. Under OIT, the Network Security Operations Center (VA NSOC) within the VA Office of Information Security is responsible for defending, managing, and monitoring the network operating status and cybersecurity posture of the VA.

The Program Director will cultivate a strong and collaborative internal program leadership team, mentoring and empowering them in their area of technical and personnel oversight as well as promoting their achievements to the customer and within GDIT. S/He will activate strategic corporate reach-back to meet mission needs. S/He must be proficient with various contract types and contract funding strategies. The Program Director will rapidly produce ROM costs and forecasts at request from the Government; s/he will also master GDIT processes and be savvy in working with corporate pricing and contracts for compliance.  The Program Director will recognize business opportunities and capitalize on them.

Above all the Program Director must be professional, patient, courteous, and helpful during politically sensitive situations. S/He will be responsible to ensure that the program’s internal leadership team, and all staff on the program, are mentored in professional conduct as well.

Required qualifications and knowledge areas include:

  • Active DoD clearance, minimum level Interim Secret.
  • Undergraduate degree in a technical or business field.
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in a leadership role working and interfacing daily with senior Government leaders
  • Minimum 10 years leading large IT services delivery programs for the Federal Government.
  • Personnel leadership of >150 FTEs with performance and hiring experience.
  • Experience with corporate backend functions and process, Contracts (sub and prime), Finance and Pricing, HR and ER, Recruiting, Legal, BD, Capture, and CTOs.
  • Expert presentation and facilitation skills.

Certifications Desired or able to achieve within six months:

  • PMP
  • CSM
  • CCIE

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.