Senior Director Software Development

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Category
Software Development
Location
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ56366

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Senior Director Software Development to establish and maintain the Application Services practice across the Division.  You will deliver modern application development methodologies, tools, infrastructures, and work cultures enabling responsive, intuitive, and mission-focused solutions for our government customers. You will also promote best practices which integrate and tailor Agile, DevSecOps, Cloud-native Application Development, and Customer & User Experience disciplines to accelerate delivery of secure, elastic and resilient application solutions.

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.  GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Function as Service Manager, developing frameworks and services that encompass technology, process, pricing, and marketing to differentiate GDIT, open up new sources of revenue, and enhance PWIN for strategic captures;
  • As a Subject Matter Expert, help GDIT internal teams as well as GDIT customers to accelerate application development, modernization and integration through Agile & DevSecOps transformation, cloud-native application design & development, customer & user experience, modern software development techniques, test automation frameworks, open source management solutions, serverless computing and application performance management.
  • Work closely with solution architects, technical staff, and program managers across the Division’s Sectors, programs, and functional areas to develop the Division’s Application Services capabilities to thereby support customer mission requirements and Division business growth targets;
  • Engage GDIT Corporate Growth Office, the other GDIT divisions, and other GD business units (e.g., GDMS) to establish equitable, profitable partnerships and enhance the Division’s and company’s competitive positioning across the Agile Software Development and DevOps domain;
  • Actively explore novel technologies, services and unheralded technical partners with which to develop new sellable services and internal capabilities;
  • Conceptualize, architect and implement new Agile / DevOps service models for the DoD and IC market and to expand the Division’s business into new markets;
  • Launch and execute marketing campaigns, support business development shaping activities, lead technical demonstrations, participate in customer meetings/briefings, and support call plans as required to enhance customer understanding of Division and GDIT capabilities;
  • Actively engage, drive and maintain awareness of Division customer technology needs, roadmaps and major initiatives, ensuring alignment between customer and Division service and technology investment;
  • Participate in long term capture strategy efforts and applicable color team reviews, identifying alignment of services to customer requirements;
  • In concert with the GDIT Corporate Growth Office, establish the Division’s Agile / DevOps community of interest (COI) to identify and expose knowledge of Division technical capabilities; promote integration and use of these capabilities across the Division and entire enterprise, and to enhance employee participation and skill set development:
    • Foster a culture of collaboration amongst employees actively delivering Application Development services on customer programs of record.
    • Promote employee awareness of professional training and certifications funded / provided by the GDIT Corporate Growth Office.
    • Work with HR on the development of applicable career pathways, domain events, and professional activities that promote the development and retention with the Applications Development Services workforce.
  • Stay abreast of, and assess business risk of the latest technology trends, disruptions and Agile, DevOps, and Lean service business models;
  • Develop white papers and participate in customer outreach efforts which demonstrate the Application Development Services qualifications of GDIT;
  • Represent Division in Customer and Industry Working Groups, deliver public briefings and presentations enhancing Division position as a thought leader in the Customer community
  • Ability to develop cross-Divisional capabilities, forging services and solutions while working collaboratively with diverse staff elements to include deep technical professionals all the way to senior executive leadership.
  • Represent Division in the cross functional group across GDIT: GDIT Application Services COE (Center of Excellence)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline Engineering, Business Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology, Business with a Technical Background, etc.).
  • Active TS Clearance. 
  • 15+ years experience in area of expertise. 
  • The Application Services Practice Lead establishes and maintains the Application Services practice across the Division to deliver modern application development methodologies, tools, infrastructures, and work cultures enabling responsive, intuitive, and mission-focused solutions for our government customers. The practice lead promotes best practices which integrate and tailor Agile, DevSecOps, Cloud-native Application Development, and Customer & User Experience disciplines to accelerate delivery of secure, elastic and resilient application solutions.
  • Specific responsibilities include:
  • Function as Service Manager, developing frameworks and services that encompass technology, process, pricing, and marketing to differentiate GDIT, open up new sources of revenue, and enhance PWIN for strategic captures;
  • As a Subject Matter Expert, help GDIT internal teams as well as GDIT customers to accelerate application development, modernization and integration through Agile & DevSecOps transformation, cloud-native application design & development, customer & user experience, modern software development techniques, test automation frameworks, open source management solutions, serverless computing and application performance management.
  • Work closely with solution architects, technical staff, and program managers across the Division’s Sectors, programs, and functional areas to develop the Division’s Application Services capabilities to thereby support customer mission requirements and Division business growth targets;
  • Engage GDIT Corporate Growth Office, the other GDIT divisions, and other GD business units (e.g., GDMS) to establish equitable, profitable partnerships and enhance the Division’s and company’s competitive positioning across the Agile Software Development and DevOps domain;
  • Actively explore novel technologies, services and unheralded technical partners with which to develop new sellable services and internal capabilities;
  • Conceptualize, architect and implement new Agile / DevOps service models for the DoD and IC market and to expand the Division’s business into new markets;
  • Launch and execute marketing campaigns, support business development shaping activities, lead technical demonstrations, participate in customer meetings/briefings, and support call plans as required to enhance customer understanding of Division and GDIT capabilities;
  • Actively engage, drive and maintain awareness of Division customer technology needs, roadmaps and major initiatives, ensuring alignment between customer and Division service and technology investment;
  • Participate in long term capture strategy efforts and applicable color team reviews, identifying alignment of services to customer requirements;
  • In concert with the GDIT Corporate Growth Office, establish the Division’s Agile / DevOps community of interest (COI) to identify and expose knowledge of Division technical capabilities; promote integration and use of these capabilities across the Division and entire enterprise, and to enhance employee participation and skill set development:
  • Foster a culture of collaboration amongst employees actively delivering Application Development services on customer programs of record.
  • Promote employee awareness of professional training and certifications funded / provided by the GDIT Corporate Growth Office.
  • Work with HR on the development of applicable career pathways, domain events, and professional activities that promote the development and retention with the Applications Development Services workforce.
  • Stay abreast of, and assess business risk of the latest technology trends, disruptions and Agile, DevOps, and Lean service business models;
  • Develop white papers and participate in customer outreach efforts which demonstrate the Application Development Services qualifications of GDIT;
  • Represent Division in Customer and Industry Working Groups, deliver public briefings and presentations enhancing Division position as a thought leader in the Customer community
  • Ability to develop cross-Divisional capabilities, forging services and solutions while working collaboratively with diverse staff elements to include deep technical professionals all the way to senior executive leadership.
  • Represent Division in the cross functional group across GDIT: GDIT Application Services COE (Center of Excellence)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Active TS/SCI w/ Poly
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.