Program Manager, with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Program Management
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ70933

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

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.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Project Integrator joining our team to support Government activities at Herndon, Virginia.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Project Integrator supporting the customer, you will be trusted to coordinate and facilitate solutions. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Collaborate with a diverse, highly-skilled technical team
  • Knowledge of Agency enterprise technical architecture, services-oriented architectures, security requirements, and operating environments
  • A broad knowledge of Agency IT components, missions and strategies
  • Familiarity with Intelligence Community issues, policies, systems, and working relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to examine project successes and failures and make recommendations to improve processes and practices\Strong analytic ability to evaluate programmatic data, resolve inconsistencies and propose solutions to project issues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability and willingness to initiate and manage relationships across the Agency


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Minimum of 15 years related experience.

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to monitor the progress of multiple concurrent and highly visible projects and requirements with the ability to recommend or take required corrective actions; skilled at risk identification and management.
  • Hands-on experience developing and managing resource loaded project schedules using MS project.
  • Ability to articulate complex resource and technical issues to a range of audiences; excellent communication skills.
  • Hands-on experience leading and managing enterprise level, multi-disciplinary cross-organizational project teams using the Agency Project Management Framework (PMF) and Agile project management methodology.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain constructive relationships among customers, stakeholders, technical teams, and contractors across the Agency & IC
  • Extensive ability to communicate (orally and in writing) the most complex technical concepts and project information, tailoring ideas, explanations, and concepts to executive and senior managers.
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple concurrent projects, short deadlines, and competing priorities
  • Demonstrated initiative, sound judgment, and ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Expert ability to identify programmatic challenges, risks, and constraints coupled with strong ability to convey well thought mitigation strategies
  • Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


  • Provide SAFe/Agile Coaching Support
  • Support SAFe Familiarization sessions to the teams across the trains
  • Help implement additional SAFe-recommended standards/best practices amongst the teams/trains.
  • Coach teams throughout Program Increments on Agile/SAFe best practices by participating in their routines regularly
  • Provide recommendations/insights to the SAFe Lead
  • Rally Support for SAFe
  • Monitor Rally and ensure consistent usage of Rally and/or Jira across all trains – Identifying areas of improvement or training needs
  • Assist with documenting and publishing updates as needed to the Rally and/or Jira Tool Guide
  • Help maintain epics/features updates in Rally and/or Jira
  • Support SAFe Implementation and manage Jira
  • Assist the SAFe Implementation Team with group-wide communication Assist with incorporating Inspect & Adapt Feedback into the CyberX SAFe process
  • Help plan/organize all CyberX Group level SAFe events (End of sprint IAW meetings, RPE events)
  • Support the SAFe Implementation Lead, as needed


  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively execute its mission.
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust.

Performs a variety of complex administrative and analytical tasks in support of one or more high profile contract programs.

Develops plans, including budgets and schedules, and monitors tasks to meet contractual/project requirements for assigned program(s).

Establishes and defines program plan requirements and directs or performs in-depth studies to determine optimum program plans.

Monitors and reports performance against plans to ensure that contractual, cost, and schedule objectives are met.

Interacts regularly with high-level customers and other industry representatives to ensure conformance to customer requirements.

Performs business development activities.

Participates in special projects as required.

May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced analysts, and may have supervisory responsibilities. May serve as a mentor to experienced analysts.

May serve as a mentor to experienced analysts.

May serve as team or task lead. (Not a people manager)

Recognized as a subject matter expert in a specific area.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 15+ years of experience

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.