F-35 Project Manager | Secret clearance

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


Project Analysis

Project Management

REQ#: RQ172336
Public Trust: None
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

Transform technology into opportunity as a F-35 Project Manager with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.


At GDIT, people are our differentiator. Our work depends on F-35 Project Manager joining our Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F-35 IT program in Arlington, VA.


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. 



  • Monitor and support all aspects of multiple moderate and complex projects simultaneously.

  • 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 (e.g. Project charter, schedule, meeting minutes, lessons learned, risks); 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.


  • Security Clearance Level: Secret clearance

  • Required Experience: 8 years

  • 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.

  • Required Certifications: PMP and Security+ CE are required. ITIL Foundation Certified preferred(or achieve within 3 months of hiring)

  • Education: BS or BA degree. Allowable Substitution: An additional 6 years of experience is required without a BS/BA degree. An additional 4 years of experience is required with an AA/AS degree.

  • Location: Onsite in Arlington, VA

  • US Citizenship required.


  • 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

8 + years of related experience

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


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

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.