Federal Civilian Technical Operations Director

Clearance Level
Business Operations
Washington, District of Columbia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success



Business Strategies

Operations Management

Technical Work

REQ#: RQ167349
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Federal Civilian Technical Operations - Director

Serves as Operations, Growth and Technical Operations Director within a dynamic and growing portfolio of programs within GDIT’s Federal Civilian division. Works in a fast-paced environment with a world class team that is applying emerging technologies for critical customer challenges. Provides support for the successful execution, growth and technical guidance within the portfolio. Demonstrated experience leading multiple teams and a track record for revenue and margin growth.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 20+ years related experience.

Responsibilities and skills include:

  • Strong technical skills in cloud, application development and emerging technologies
  • Supports multiple teams and provides technical and administrative guidance for the successful execution of contractual requirements
  • Supervises assigned technical and administrative staff, including subordinate managers, and performs personnel actions including hiring and performance evaluations
  • Directs program activities to meet client and organization work objectives and serves as a liaison with clients to coordinate activities, negotiate tasks, and solve problems
  • Works directly with the portfolio senior director and business development teams increase profitability and revenue growth of assigned programs and opportunities
  • Assures quality of program products, services, and deliverables, including participating in reviews, audits, and site visits
  • Coordinates and monitors sub-contractor activities and administers subcontractor deliverables
  • Develops, reviews, and approves plans, schedules, consulting agreements and other program documents
  • Prepares and provides various reports and technical reviews to senior management as requested
  • Facilitates Innovation sessions for programs, customers and senior leaders
  • Ensures compliance with relevant corporate and government policies and standards
  • Acts as a mentor and coach in order to build high performing teams
  • Establishes strategic goals by gathering pertinent business and operational information; identifying and evaluating trends and options; choosing a course of action; defining objectives; evaluating outcomes
  • Prior experience within or supporting agencies such as DOC (including USPTO and US Census), DOL, DOI and/or FCC

Required qualifications include:

  • A proactive approach to spotting problems, areas for improvement, and performance bottlenecks along with an ability to offer and implement solutions to address them
  • Technical acumen in cloud, application development and emerging technologies
  • Demonstrated experience bringing innovative IT solutions and ideas to customer missions, resulting in effective program execution and growth
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a strong attention to detail and a head for problem solving.
  • Strong leadership, Business acumen and proactive Customer service skills
  • Bachelor's degree and 20 years’ experience strongly preferred, in leadership roles or related experience leading a team of 60+ FTE.
  • Available to travel to customer site as needed for occasional meetings.
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

15 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required


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.