Project Manager

Clearance Level
Project/Task Management
Rensselaer, New York

REQ#: RQ89661

Travel Required: 25-50%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

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 work depends on a Project Manager joining our team to support a SecureID modernization and operations program’ in the Albany, NY area

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Project Manager , you will be trusted to work support a large state-wide implementation of a secure ID solution. This position works under the general guidance of the Account Manager, fast-paced, rapidly changing, collaborative environment, and requires strong troubleshooting and analytical skills, strong critical thinking, complex problem solving, appropriate judgment, and decision-making skills.

The Project Manager will serve as the main point of contact for customer staff assigned to system implementation. The Project Manager is responsible for facilitating and coordinating all Project activities, all System implementation deliverables, and communication with the state through final system acceptance. Additionally, the candidate for this position:

  • Provides overall responsibility for the success of the project team efforts, including managing staff tasks, processes, project initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, and controlling all collaborative efforts.
  • 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 assigned.
  • 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.


  • 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 or Technology.
  • 5 years of project management experience.
  • PMP Certification
  • Must be highly organized, detail oriented, and perform independently.
  • Have excellent Microsoft Project and Excel Spreadsheet skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Lead large and complex IT and non-IT projects with project teams that included third party vendor resources
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.

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.