Project Manager SME: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Project/Task Management
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ87480

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

This position is responsible for delivery of customer-focused projects. The individual will work closely with other project managers and various software engineering, infrastructure, and technical operations teams to assess requirements, coordinate resources, and deliver projects for the customer. S/he will apply expertise in project management processes to support the program’s development, integration, and operation of the customer’s IT infrastructure (i.e., full systems lifecycle of the IT infrastructure). An essential skill for success is the ability to tailor the project management lifecycle and essential IT operations processes to function effectively in a non-enterprise environment. 

The ideal candidate will have experience performing industry-standard Project Management Life Cycle tasks, as well as experience in tailoring standard process lifecycles to function effectively in a small, fast-paced environment. S/he must have strong written and verbal individual and organizational communication skills and the ability to articulate technical project requirements to both customers and internal teams.


  • Defines and implements standards-based project management lifecycles, tailored to function effectively in this environment, to ensure successful delivery of new technologies and services
  • Assists with planning activities, including roadmap development and systems integration, and provides recommendations to customer on task workload
  • Coordinates development of deliverables and products
  • Provides technical, administrative, and operational management of assigned project tasks
  • Collaborates regularly with a variety of customers and contractors, which may include meeting coordination and preparation/support of project plans, reports, and status (e.g., PMR) briefings
  • Attends customer meetings and may serve as primary liaison
  • Interacts with vendors, other agencies, and other customer staff on customer’s behalf


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related business or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience


  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience in project management fundamentals using approved tools and techniques in the execution of IT activities, to include scheduling, execution, and monitoring/controlling
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience effectively communicating across programs and with customers, stakeholders, and other contractors
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience sharing knowledge and learning from others to ensure the team’s success
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience managing priorities across multiple projects (time management)
  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised or with a small team


  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Agile Certification (e.g., Certified ScumMaster)
  • Experience with Jira Sofware for planning and tracking projects
  • Experience working within a technical environment handling either multiple software development projects or exceptionally large volumes of data
  • Experience in creating and successfully implementing strategy for customer organizations

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.