Deputy Program Manager

Clearance Level
Program Management
Clarksburg, West Virginia

REQ#: RQ102139

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT is seeking candidates to fill a Deputy Program Manager role in support of Department of Defense (DOD) Biometric Enabling Capability (BEC) Increment 1 program, which is a follow-on program and its associated system, DOD Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS).  DOD ABIS is the authoritative biometrics enterprise system that provides matching, sharing and storing of biometrics data. DoD ABIS biometrics matched results enable the warfighter, commanders, biometric submitters, the intelligence community (IC), and other government agencies with the capability to conduct identity intelligence, make informed decisions and act against threat actors and neutral/unknown/non-aligned adversaries.

PdM BEC is the manager of DoD ABIS. PdM BEC manages the business, technical, and support strategies to sustain a biometric ingestion, process, store, match, and share capability for the DoD, non-DoD agencies, and coalition partners. DoD ABIS must facilitate the following operational capabilities 24x7x365 in support of the warfighter worldwide: Biometric data management, Biometric data examination services, Biometric customer support, Biometric Enabled Watchlist (BEWL) operations, Biometrics Examination Services, User profile management, Biometrics metrics reporting and Watch List management via Cross Domain Solution.

In this role, responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Main responsibility will be to oversee operations in Clarksburg, WV, including alignment and prioritization to customer mission and to ensure meeting of contract and program staffing and performance requirements.
  • End-to-end understanding and support of the biometric service delivery effort, including DFSC BOD and analyst support optimization.
  • Task planning, preparation, execution, and establishing baseline/metrics. Strategic planning.
  • Assist the PM in managing/reporting schedule, cost, and quality. 
  • Interface with government staff, continual interface and coordination with PM shop in Ft. Belvoir.
  • Provide oversight and approval of employee time reporting, charging, and ensure compliance with ManTech time reporting policies.


  • Active Secret level security clearance
  • PMP certification is preferred but not required
  • Familiarity with Enterprise Biometric Systems is highly preferred.
  • Experience overseeing engineering, sustainment, and cloud support programs


  • Minimum education is BA/BS
  • Minimum years of experience is 5+ of operations management on biometrics programs (preferred)


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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.