Engineering Manager

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Project/Task Management
Offutt AFB, Nebraska
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Information Technology (IT) Projects

Information Technology Project Management

Project Management

REQ#: RQ174675
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description
Transform technology into opportunity as a Engineering Manager with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

Job Description:

  • Provides leadership and management oversight to a variety of engineering work centers, project managers and a development, security and operations work center. 
  • Ensures consistent and professional delivery of quality services and timely responses to requests for services and support.
  • Oversees the architecture of highly complex, global solutions across the appropriate engineering environments to meet business requirements or enhance performance.
  • Provides escalated, highly complex technical support to customers by investigating and resolving systems-related matters of significance; provides support telephonically and/or electronically.
  • Oversees, plans and conducts the technical aspects of large, complex projects; coordinates the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.
  • Provides complex technical consultation on current and proposed systems to other organizations and clients.
  • Plan, conduct and oversee the technical aspects of projects; coordinates the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.
  • Collaborate with the Chief Technology Officer/Chief Architect on the software/hardware lifecycle roadmap to ensure consistency with major new engineering projects.
  • Develops innovative cost-efficient solutions for improved warfighter IT performance/operations.
  • Provides oversight for identifying, assessing and controlling risks, identifying threats to assets, projects, financials and evaluating vulnerabilities associated with risks in all aspects of engineering projects.
  • Manages major Cost-Plus Incentive Fee, Cost Plus Fixed Fee, Firm Fixed Price, and Level of Effort engineering projects locally and remote.
  • Provides project management support delivering quality products and services while meeting budget, quality and schedule commitments.
  • Ensures all report documents are complete showing measurements of effectiveness, cost savings and team performance.
  • Trains, mentors and motivates staff to meet individual, team and contractual obligations and thresholds while ensuring individual career growth and development.
  • Establishes team goals and strategy to evolve the team towards best in class/industry standards from a performance and customer satisfaction standpoint.
  • Collaborates with strategic industry partners to evaluate new products/capabilities.
  • Prepares reports and/or makes recommendations regarding new technology to senior leadership.
  • Leads quarterly innovative forums and meetings with strategic partners.
  • Ensures budgetary guidelines were adhered to by recommending complex systems investments to management and customers. 
  • Ensures incorporation of best practices based on industry and organizational standards.
  • Reviews and recommends highly complex systems investment(s) to management and customers based on results of independent assessment of current and future performance, stability, and systems management/life cycle issues.
  • Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and provides management overview.
  • Develops and applies advanced methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of highly complex system requirements and problems.
  • Develops training tools and documentation; oversees implementation of same.
  • Reviews literature, patents and current practices to support business requirements and/or new industry technology.
  • Reviews cost analyses and vendor comparison reports to ensure cost-effective and efficient operations.


Education: Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience: 9 years of related IT Project Management

Required Certification: PMP Certification

Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI

Location: Omaha, NE


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holiday


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

9 + years of related experience

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


Project Management Professional (PMP) - Project Management Institute (PMI)

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $92,331 - $154,211. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.