Deputy Program Manager

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Program Management
Fort Liberty, North Carolina
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success



Office Administration

People Management

Workforce Planning

REQ#: RQ168787
Requisition Type: Pipeline
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

Deputy Program Manager

The Deputy Program Manager will support the Sr. Program Manager in performing complex administrative and analytic tasks in support of a Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), Joint Intelligence Brigade (JIB)


The JSOC program provides comprehensive, actionable, intelligence services to USSOCOM through a pool of resource personnel (250+ FTEs) across the intelligence functional spectrum including, but not limited to: All-Source Intelligence*, Human Intelligence (HUMINT), Signals Intelligence (SIGINT), Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT), Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT), Targeting Intelligence, and Socio-Cultural Analysis (SCA)*. This position will manage that staff that perform SOF-specific strategic, operational, and tactical multi-layered analysis in support of Intelligence Preparation of the Environment (IPE) for military and humanitarian missions in any Area of Responsibility (AOR) world-wide. This position will also manage the intelligence expertise on the operations and methodology of Violent Extremist Organizations (VEO), Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCO), Special Interest Aliens (SIA), Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD), Integrated Deterrence and other emerging threat priorities.


  • Serves as the Deputy Program Manager, supervising a large, Joint Intelligence Operations program in support of JSOC global operations.
  • Provides expert support to the customer through facilitating solutions in response to complex problems and emergent mission requirements.
  • Manages task order performance and executes oversight of all activities performed by contractor personnel in support of this Task Order; to include administrative components (i.e. scope, schedule, costs) as well as personnel management of the contracted workforce (i.e. staffing, training, professional development)
  • Assists the Program Manager in support to the customer Contracting Officer and the Contracting Officers Representative
  • In conjunction with the Program Manager, provides technical, administrative supervision and guidance for all contractor personnel assigned to the Task Order
  • Provides guidance, leadership and mentorship throughout the contracting team, to include to less-experienced contractor personnel
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies and subject areas required by the customer
  • Supports contracted workforce CONUS and OCONUS rotations and/or deployments.
  • Performs additional duties as required.
  • Travel may be required for this position.


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum of seven (7) years managerial experience within DoD or equivalent Government agencies managing programs of similar size, scope and complexity.
  • Experience in special operations intelligence disciplines and/or significant knowledge of special operations.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or Program Management Professional (PgMP) certification
  • Current Top-Secret clearance and SCI eligible
  • US Citizenship

Desired Experience:

  • At least three (3) years at the operational level of warfare experience preferred.
  • Understanding of the Intelligence Cycle and Production Requirements, Knowledge pertaining to the Area of Responsibility (AOR)
  • Ability to communicate across a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Understanding of SOCOM and Theater Special Operations Commands Intelligence Directorates and/or the DoD National Level IC / military services
  • Location: Customer Site – Ft. Liberty, NC


  • 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

7 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $106,371 - $177,632. 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

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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.