NSWC Dahlgren Program Manager

Clearance Level
Program Management
Dahlgren, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure

Program Management

Strategic Planning

REQ#: RQ174404
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Job Description

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important. 

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Program Manager supporting the Naval Surface Warfare Center. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Program Manager you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Program Manager joining our team to manage a large IT infrastructure support program in Dahlgren, VA.


  • Provide oversight, guidance, direction, and leadership to all contracted team members
  • Provide briefings to leadership, create reports and documentation on demand, ensure deliverable compliance, and interface between customer organization and team members
  • Provide overall responsibility for the success of the program team(s) effort. This includes oversight of managing staff tasks, processes and project initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring and controlling all collaborative efforts reeled to projects
  • Work with the portfolio managers, project managers, to provide effective and efficient management
  • Create and deliver presentations, and represent the team in briefings and in presentations
  • Experience with leading and managing Agile teams and processes
  • Effective time management skills and the ability to work under pressure to meet schedules and deadlines, to multi-task, to plan, organize and prioritize work assignments and pay close attention to detail
  • Fully engaged in the modernization of IT infrastructure and mature its IT Service Management (ITSM) practices for supporting IT
  • Direct and mentors program staff in developing work plan/schedule, technical project plans, program and task order level reporting.
  • Attends customer meetings and serves as a client liaison.
  • Coordinates development of project deliverables, generates monthly reports including technical status, management performance, and financial projection.
  • Work in an Agile and/or Waterfall environment
  • Assist and mentor junior members on the team



  • Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/ Information System/IT/Computer Engineering
  • Required Experience:  A minimum of five (5) years of experience in program management including:
  • DoD 8140 IAM Level III certification (CISM or higher)
  • Possesses an active Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Possesses an ITIL 4 Foundation certification or ability to obtain one within 3 months of start
  • Proven experience with managing Agile and Waterfall concepts
  • Proven experience with ITSM
  • Proven experience developing a strategic vision for a complex organization, balancing modernization needs aligned with critical ongoing operations and maintenance requirements
  • Exceptional technical aptitude and effective written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Shall have demonstrated experience in conducting requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, schedule and financial data monitoring, and reporting for large complex programs
  • Shall have demonstrated experience in the management and control of funds and resources
  • Preferred Skills:
  • Agile Certifications (CSM etc.,)
  • Demonstrated experience handling technical and financial matters associated with large programs and contracts.
  • Security Clearance Level:  Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI
  • Location:  Dahlgren, VA
  • US Citizenship is required


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
  • 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

5 + 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 $106,371 - $177,632. 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.
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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.