Project Manager for Scientific and Software Development Projects

Clearance Level
Project/Task Management
Remote, Based in the USA
Key Skills For Success

Agile Scrum Development

Project Management

Software Development Projects

REQ#: RQ147985
Public Trust: Other
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

Project Manager for Scientific and Software Development Projects

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges for our clients. GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our program team is looking for a Program Manager/Task Lead to support scientific and software development projects for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This work is 100% remote.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Project Manager/Task Lead, you will be trusted to lead multiple small agile software development teams and subcontractors. This position works independently in a fast-paced, rapidly changing, collaborative environment, and requires strong communication skills, troubleshooting and analytical skills, strong critical thinking, complex problem solving, appropriate judgment, and decision-making skills.

The Project Manager/Task Lead will serve as the main point of contact for our EPA technical leads.

Additionally, the candidate for this position:

  • Provides overall responsibility for the success of the project team efforts, including communications, reporting, cost estimates, and leading and managing the agile development process for building custom web applications.
  • Collecting and documenting requirements for mature custom software applications; creating users stories and mock-ups.
  • Possesses familiarity with commonly used software development management tools such as Jira and Confluence.
  • Develops technical project plans, proposals, reports, and task order and administrative reporting.
  • Conducts planning and provides recommendations to client on task workload.
  • Manages risk tracking process.
  • Attends customer meetings and serves as primary client liaison.
  • Interacts with vendors, other agencies, and other client staff on behalf of the client.
  • Coordinate’s development of deliverables and products.
  • Ensures quality assurance of project deliverables.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as necessary.
  • Provides briefings to leadership, create reports and documentation on demand, ensure deliverable compliance, and interface between customer organization and team members
  • Assist with the development, maintenance, and implementation of standard operating procedures, and seek methods to continuously improve organizational processes while defining and improving business procedures, as needed.
  • Reviews future project requirements and develops strategies for future work.


  • Previous experience with a management or leadership role on an agile software development team creating custom web applications is HIGHLY DESIRED.
  • Curiosity to learn and grow.
  • Have the ability to handle demanding situations with clarity, focus and professionalism, and to respond quickly to quick turnaround taskers.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Technology, or Scientific field.
  • SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager certification desired.
  • 5 years of project management experience.
  • Must be highly organized, detail oriented, and perform independently.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively across multiple projects at varying capacity.
  • U.S. citizenship required.


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
  • 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

5 + 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 $68,000 - $102,000, 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.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.