Development Manager

Clearance Level
Project/Task Management
New Orleans, Louisiana
Hybrid Workplace
REQ#: RQ139248
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Development Manager. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career. At GDIT, people are our differentiator. You will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. 

The Development Manager will manage all business analysis, design, architecture, application development, integration activities dealing with development projects. The Development Manager (DM) shall provide management, direction, administration, quality control, and leadership of the execution of all development tasks.

How the Development Manager will make an impact:

  • Guide development teams on planning, estimation, prioritization, trade-offs, balancing technical debt, and meeting project milestones
  • Work closely with cross-functional team from Call Order 001 to identify and mitigate technical risks
  • Improve overall engineering quality through CI/CD, establishment and adherence to quality procedures,  staff performance management, and establishing and upholding best practices for the team
  • Establish and Enforce code review and testing standards 
  • Ensure appropriate staffing and assignment of tasks to developer staff
  • Apply strong verbal and written communication skills to articulate development progress, risks, mitigations



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or similar technical discipline, OR 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education

Required Experience:

  • 8+ years of experience in Agile software development and applying software engineering best practices including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations automation.
  • 5+ years of experience developing software in Oracle Fusion, Java, J2EE or similar technologies
  • 3+ years of experience managing developer teams on large programs
  • Formal advanced Scaled Agile accreditations such as Scaled Agile (SAFe) Agilist, SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), SAFe Advanced Scrum Master, SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager is preferred

Security Clearance Level:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Ability to secure a Public Trust Clearance


  • On-Site


● 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

Travel Required: Less than 10%
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.