Senior Program Manager - CDC

Clearance Level
Program Management
Remote, Based in the USA
Key Skills For Success

Business Development/Capture Management

Government Proposals

Program Management

REQ#: RQ140369
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
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

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is seeking a motivated, customer-oriented Senior Program Manager to add to our mature Account Team at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

This individual will apply program management techniques to ensure the on-time, high-quality delivery of products and ensure their compliance with all contract requirements. You will also act as a liaison between the CDC and GDIT to identify and manage reach-back support for new technical requirements and subject matter expertise, as needed. You will have hands-on program and project responsibilities and balance project execution with business development.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with Federal Government Agencies and have capabilities in Capture Management, Business Development, and/or Proposals.

**Atlanta area is preferred, but open to remote for the right candidate!**


  • Manages and is responsible for the successful completion of all tasks in assigned program area including technical work, financial and business development activities.

  • Identify and win executable business for CDC clients through applying expertise in the business development life cycle; from opportunity identification through shaping, capture and proposal, and contract startup and execution.

  • Leverage senior-level leadership and extensive CDC relationships.

  • Use experience with capture and business development while leveraging functional expertise to build addressable market and increased technical solutions development work.

  • Lead complex negotiations with industry partners to build teams supporting procurements.

  • Lead captures for technical bids, including identifying and comprehending clients requirements and buying patterns, developing complex technical solution options, and building a cost-competitive industry team that can deliver client impact through a winning bid.

  • Drive market-based competitive intelligence, market assessments, client assessments, and strategic planning efforts to support expanding specific client-based opportunity portfolios and pipeline.

  • Work with the GDIT CDC Account team to establish and navigate key stakeholder relationships and keep the business leadership team informed and engaged in advancing strategic partnerships with clients and industry partners.

  • Act as hands-on program or project manager managing teams in the areas of DevOps, Cloud implementations, data analytics, or other technology projects.

  • Responsible for profitability and revenue growth of assigned program(s).

  • Assures quality of program products, services, and deliverables, including participating in reviews, audits, and site visits.

  • Coordinates and monitors sub-contractor activities and administers subcontractor deliverables and finances.

  • Develops, reviews, and approves plans, schedules, consulting agreements and other program documents.

  • Prepares and provides various reports and technical reviews to senior management as requested.

  • Ensures compliance with relevant corporate and government policies and standards.


Required Skills and Experience:

  • BA/BS degree (or equivalent experience) and 5+ years of experience

  • Experience supporting federal government agencies in either project management and/or capture management capacities required

  • Experience with business development activities for federal government contracts

  • Experience with managing multiple projects, including adjusting to shifting priorities and solving problems quickly

  • Strong technical background including experience in a similar mission critical technical environment with a significant number of direct staff

  • Proposal development experience

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Masters degree in Information Systems or MBA is preferred

  • 2+ years of experience supporting CDC strongly preferred

  • Knowledge or experience with Appian, ServiceNow and/or Salesforce strongly preferred

  • IT experience/background preferred

  • PMP and/or CSM certification is strongly desired

  • Experience or expertise in technologies such as Cloud, DevOps, Cyber Security, Analytics, or data lake/data management

  • Experience managing programs or portfolio of programs in excess of $10M/year in revenue is preferred

  • Prior experience managing subcontractors cost and performance

  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required

Less than 10%

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $140,000 - $210,000, 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.
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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.