REMOTE - Software Development Project Manager

Clearance Level
Project/Task Management
Remote, Based in Texas

REQ#: RQ122087

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Pipeline

We are GDIT. As one of the largest IT and mission services providers to the government, we own our opportunities to better enable healthcare organizations to identify theirs.

You can make GDIT your place. You make it your own by turning obstacles into action. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll play an important role in providing the technologies and services that millions of healthcare professionals depend on, every day. Our work depends on a Software Development Project Manager joining our team to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at its headquarters in Atlanta, GA.

At GDIT, we put our people first. As our Software Development Project Manager, you will be trusted to work with a team of developers

As our Software Development Project Manager, you will apply project management and technical knowledge to solve a variety of complex development challenges. You will utilize agile project management methodologies to ensure that our software development project stays on-track, on-time, and in budget. The successful candidate will have a proven record supporting Agile software development including minimal viable product development.  The ideal candidate will have Scrum Master experience and be able to support full agile lifecycle including sprint planning, execution, and retrospectives.

In this role you will bring the skills necessary to execute a project to ensure it meets all scope, schedule, resources and quality expectations through the entire project life cycle. Good oral and written communication skills are essential as are interpersonal skills essential to developing and maintaining successful stakeholder relationships.  This includes promoting a culture of openness and transparency between the GDIT technical team and CDC stakeholders to enables efficient and effective capture and translation of business requirements into technical solutions while ensuring priorities and resources are aligned to meet project timelines.   

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Support project efforts in defining scope, planning, executing, and reporting on strategic initiatives
  • Manage and communicate detailed project plans, manages communication cadence and drives the team to meet tight deadlines.
  • Lead project milestones and enable hands-on technical development, integration, and implementation
  • Serve as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.
  • Present project progress, issues and mitigations to all stakeholders
  • Collaborate with stakeholders inside your software development team to strategize on roadmaps for expansion of capabilities, technologies and governance
  • Support the design and review of the technical architecture and supporting information technologies to compliance with IT Standards, including such areas as security, performance, capacity planning, backup / recovery, failover, and disaster recovery.
  • Engage with stakeholders and supporting teams, ensuring customer expectations, satisfaction, risks and cost is managed appropriately as it relates to your team's activities
  • Participate in architectural and design discussions as they pertain to Future State, Concepts, and planned or active Development & Engineering projects
  • Brief stakeholders on planned and active projects and activities
  • Your success will be measured through project-based deliverables associated with project milestones.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Management, or a related discipline
  • 3 years' experience managing agile software development projects
  • Experience with staff, financial, contract management
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies required
  • Relationship management experience
  • Good oral and written communications skills required
  • Experience with task management and collaboration tools (e.g., Jira, Confluence)
  • Ability to secure a Public Trust clearance

Preferred qualifications: 

  • Project Management Professional certification desired
  • Scrum master certification desired
  • Prior software development project management experience with CDC

Work visa sponsorship will not be provided for this position.


  • 401K with company match
  • Customizable health benefits packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
  • Full-flex work week


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About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, 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.

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.