F-35 Project Coordinator

Clearance Level
Program Management
Arlington, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Leading Project Teams

Project Development

Project Scope Development

REQ#: RQ146008
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Project Coordinator.

Do you hold an active US government security clearance? Are you interested in work that gives you the opportunity to use your skills to solve complex problems?  Would you like to join a team that encourages ingenuity and is mission driven?  Would you like to join an organization that makes a difference for our warfighters and our citizens?

The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F-35 IT program support contract provides knowledge-based, information assurance and cybersecurity IT services to the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office (JPO). Our services include program management, enterprise performance management, enterprise architecture, implementation of emerging capabilities and requirements, life cycle management, operations & maintenance, enterprise data management, service desk support and IT training. 

Job Description

Monitor and support all aspects of  moderate and complex projects. Participates as a member of and/or supports the specified program or project team. Serves as interface and point of contact with Government action officers and representatives for any project issues. Analyzes new and complex project related problems and creates innovative solutions involving scheduling implementation of associated tasks. Prepares long and short-range plans for implementation of new and expanded technologies to included systems and application implementation, network expansion and transition to operational activities. Applies government-instituted processes for documentation operational and change control management. Analyzes and tracks requirements, status of program/projects and schedules.  

  • Administrative work performing non-routine research and administrative tasks related to the coordination and oversight of projects to ensure timely and effective project development and completion.
  • Will be responsible for coordinating, prioritizing and facilitating information within the department.
  • Coordinates program or project planning and implementation, including assessing needs, setting goals and objectives alongside senior leadership and program analyst(s)
  • Assists researchers and program analysts to define project scope and requirements
  • Participates in project budget planning and development.
  • Assisting the program analyst(s) with establishing the project work plan and calendar or schedules; monitors, reviews, and evaluates progress.
  • Coordinates and attends meetings; establishes and maintains internal and external contacts as necessary.
  • Records meeting discussions, as appropriate.
  • Verifies and analyzes the accuracy of all data and information used or generated by project; resolves any discrepancies or problems.
  • Prepares records of project activities; oversees and ensures the timely processing in and the delivery of required materials.
  • Monitors record keeping and file maintenance for the program or project.
  • Serves as liaison for department; coordinates activities and exchanges information flow between project members, program analysts, and senior leadership as required.
  • Provides administrative support (formatting, etc.) to the Team Lead with protocol driven research proposals, technical report, final reports, and peer reviewed manuscripts or presentations.

Minimum Education Required:

  • BA/BS degree.
  • ALLOWABLE SUBSTITUTION: Six (6) years of related experience or four (4) years of related experience with an AA/AS degree

Minimum Experience Required:

  • Six (6) years of professional experience within large and complex enterprise/corporate environments.
  • Experience in analyzing program/project status and providing documentation to support project/program.
  • Experience with ITSM based services.
  • PMP Certification.
  • ITIL Foundation Certified (or achieve within three months of hiring)

Security Clearance: Secret clearance.

● 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
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

6 + years of related experience

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


Project Management Professional (PMP) - Project Management Institute (PMI)

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 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.