Program Manager, with Polygraph

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

REQ#: RQ94155

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. At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Program Manager supporting the customer, you will be trusted to solve complex IT issues while delivering outstanding customer service.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • The primary responsibility for this position is working with management team, engineering and operational resources.
  • Full Service PM role that requires someone with proven experience leading teams that are charged with implementing cross domain solutions that support requirements of varying complexity in addition to planning and managing the coordinated effort of a team of different stakeholders, information technology, and related technical professionals, to include personnel from different organizations with competing interests (e.g., customer, cross domain governing bodies, hosting facility, and technology provider).
  • In addition to running the Project Management Framework throughout each of the projects. Their technical familiarity should be in infrastructure should have an understanding of storage, networks, data center, and platform (OS) services. They will need to have a holistic view of the project and the technical intra-dependencies among the project. Help bring the technical staff together on project to fill gaps and communicate openly to get things done.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated 15 years of experience and knowledge in managing IT projects
  • 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 customer space & 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
  • PMP Certification
  • 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 customer space.


  • 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.

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.