IT Policy and Planning Specialist

Clearance Level
Policy Analysis
Fort Detrick, Maryland
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success



Policy Planning

REQ#: RQ142566
Requisition Type: Pipeline
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

We are GDIT. Our work depends on an IT Policy and Planning Specialist joining our team to support USAMRDC activities at Fort Detrick in Frederick, MD.

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As an IT Policy and Planning Specialist, you will assist with managing the strategic and long-range planning processes to include coordinating the development and review of policies and procedures for management and use of IT resources, computing, telecommunications, and associated resources. 


  • Your expertise will ensure that MRDC IM/IT program and project teams are compliant with all relevant DHA and DoD policy guidelines and instructions.

  • Provide support for all applicable information management systems, initiatives, and projects covered under the IM/IT Portfolio Management, Capital Planning and Investment Controls (CPIC), and Governance processes.

  • Serve as the primary support point of contact for the IT Portfolio to include reviewing Memorandums of Agreement (MOA)and/or Understanding (MOU), contracts and other documents for potential IT Portfolio items and to assist in precluding Anti-Deficiency Act (ADA) violations.

  • Ensure reporting compliance IAW the Clinger Cohen Act, DHA, DoD and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) IT reporting standards.

  • Support and assist IT Project and Program Managers (PMs) in completing IT portfolio records and, if required, the preparation of documentation or completion of taskers associated to managing the IT Portfolio.

  • Coordinate completing the DoD's CPIC functions, which includes reviewing the IT Portfolio for potential Defense Business Systems (DBS) and other required existing and/or CPIC documentation.

  • Facilitate initial, annual, and addendum MRDC DBS certifications as required by the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and through amplifying guidance from the DCSIM.

  • Serve as the liaison with DHA and PMs for completion of DBS certification documentation, reporting, recording in required repositories, continually monitoring statuses of required reporting and completion of any associated taskers.

  • Work with IT PMs and MRDC IM/IT staff to track and monitor all IT security reporting in required IT registries, to include the DoD Information Technology Portfolio Reporter (DITPR).

  • Facilitate the development of project performance, cost, and schedule documents, Investment Spend Plans, Benefits Analysis, and Lifecycle Return-On-Investment and documentation of financial reporting between Resource Management offices and PMs.


    • Clearance: Active DoD Secret clearance

    • Possess active 8570.01-M baseline certification(s) Security+ CE, CND or equivalent

    • Proven experience providing DoD portfolio level support with a strong focus on financial planning and federal compliance.

    • Strong policy, planning, collaboration and communication skills

    • A/BS or equivalent, 2+ years of experience

    Work Requirements
    Years of Experience

    2 + years of related experience

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

    Travel Required

    Less than 10%


    U.S. Citizenship Required

    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.