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 a federal law enforcement organization. The Program Director will be engaged daily with the federal customer C-suite and other senior officials. S/He will be savvy to Federal mandates for Government IT modernization and acquisition reform, and lead a program that provides the workforce to serve the customer’s current state as well as enable digital transformation and innovation for the customer organization.
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 in the midst of 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 managers, including C-suite officials;
Minimum 10 years leading large IT services delivery programs for the Federal Government;
Minimum 3 years of experience leading a program using Lean/Agile/DevOps in a delivery capacity and ability to point to various lessons learned, successes, failures, and artifacts;
Working of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and able to articulate this framework in an infrastructure and shared services environment;
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:
SAFe SA or SGP
Exposure to or understanding of:
Experience with Salesforce and GovWin;
Understand the proposal lifecycle from Identification to Post Proposal and roles and responsibilities of each;
Technology Business Management (TBM).
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.