Web Development Manager

Clearance Level
Software Development
Bethesda, Maryland

REQ#: RQ72275 Web Development Manager (Open)

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

GDIT is seeking a Web Development Manager to join our team to support the Office of the Director (OD) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD. As the lead for the Web team, you will manage Web Application projects across a range of technologies, such as Microsoft .Net and LAMP/Drupal content management systems. As a key participant within the web team, you will leverage your technical background and agile methodology knowledge to oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing web application projects and serve as liaison between customers, program leadership and the team.

Our team constantly seeks out to provide smart and effective solutions backed by efficient team-built system architectures plus team documented and tested process and procedures. On this program we provide support for 2,700 end-customers residing in approximately 20 buildings. Our team focuses on maintaining excellent customer experience as it relates to service requests and maintains and improves interoperability between IT infrastructure systems.

What GDIT Can Offer You:

This role is supporting a critical mission for the public health, working at the prestigious National Institutes of Health main campus. The NIH Director provides overall leadership to NIH activities in both scientific and administrative matters. Your technological expertise and leadership in web application development will play a vital role in the OD helping the NIH meet its mission objectives. After serving OD, there are many opportunities to move into other more experienced roles across the GDIT huge portfolio of projects, providing you career growth while part of a dynamic and vital company.

***This position is 100% remote now but once COVID restrictions are lifted at the client site, you will need to be available to work onsite in Bethesda.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Provide hands-on oversight and technical expertise in application development and maintenance support for custom development

  • Manage and ensure the timely completion of specific technical projects and efforts from initiation through delivery

  • Manage a team of six with various application development and maintenance skill sets

  • Manage the development/enhancement of applications in Microsoft .Net and LAMP/Drupal technology following Agile development methodologies

  • Prioritize and manage backlogs

  • Conduct scrum meetings and be responsible for project tracking, analysis and status reporting

  • Gather requirements from end users to evaluate objectives, goals, and scope to create technical specifications

  • Evaluate and document system integration, interface requirements, and propose effective technical solutions per OIT requirements

  • Develop test cases and participate in testing and validation as necessary

  • Ensure adherence to quality standards, maintain standard operating procedures, and review project deliverables

  • Support innovation and strategy in the area of Automation and DevOps

  • Monitor the SLAs in tickets ensuring all SLAs are met

  • Create ad/hoc reports as requested

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • BS/BA or equivalent and five years related experience, or a MS and three years related experience

  • Minimum of three years of experience in managing Web and Application Development teams

  • Knowledge of software development processes and procedures

  • Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban etc.

  • Experience managing and liaising with customers to understand their requirements and documenting them as user stories

  • Prior experience and some working knowledge of Microsoft .Net development

  • Prior experience or working knowledge of Drupal or other similar content management systems

  • Competency in Microsoft applications, including O365 suite, SharePoint, MS Teams and Visio

  • ITIL v3 Foundations certificate (or ability to obtain within first six months of hire)

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to be able to work with diverse customer base

  • Must be able to obtain a NIH Public Trust

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience leading or working in development environments utilizing Visual Studio with Azure DevOps or similar DevOps tools and technologies

  • Ability to create parameterized SQL statements for MS SQL Server

  • Experience with ServiceNow or similar ticketing system

  • PMP certification

  • Experience working at NIH or other Federal Agencies

  • Prior experience or working knowledge of EPLC

  • Ability to track status for multiple concurrent projects

Attributes for Success:

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to balance and manage customer needs, daily responsibilities and additional projects as assigned

Additional Details:

  • Position is full time and onsite in Bethesda, MD

  • Work schedule is Monday – Friday

  • Schedule will be between core hours of 7:00 am – 6:00 pm to ensure customer support


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.