Operations Manager - Secret Required

Clearance Level
Functional Experts
McLean, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Internal Training



Operations Support

People Management

REQ#: RQ143282
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

We are GDIT. We provide solutions and deliver actionable intelligence to analysts, warfighters, policymakers, and more.

Make GDIT your place by being resourceful and delivering your best every day. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a critical part of ensuring the safety and security of our nation. Our work depends on a Operations Support Manager joining our team to support a US Government Contract in Herndon, VA.

At GDIT, we get work done. As an Operations Support Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Analyzes user needs to determine functional requirements for a wide variety of projects.
  • Researches, identifies, and assists in the formulation of recommendations about resources required for task execution and completion.
  • Participates in the development of new functionality or updates the existing, to meet client needs.
  • Writes and updates project documentation including procedures and training materials.
  • Performs functional allocations to identify tasks and their inter-relationships.

Hamilton Specific:

  • Acts as first-line manager/lead for RPs with training, certification, mentorship, team performance, recruiting, and quality assurance of program role player cadre.
  • Act as Direct Team Leads during exercises.
  • Serve as Team Leads for internal training and actual exercises when needed.
  • Contribute to transparent communications across team, with RPs, and Customer personnel as appropriate.
  • Provides necessary functional support to the program.
  • Forecasts needs for Team Leads, Analysts and any other specialized role assignments.
  • Coordinates with other Stakeholders, works with Customer and DPM on specific program development activities and training.
  • Coordinate with Customer instructors to deliver high performing teams and ensure role needs assessment, skills development, team leadership and analyst training and support.
  • Forecasting and execution of away exercises as well as any surge requirements during high tempo periods.
  • Works with Training Officer to develop and deliver specific training to ensure surge RPs meet/exceed Hamilton expectations. 
  • May require communications and training of RPs with technical equipment and integration of technical into exercises.


  • BA/BS AND 5 years of professional experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • 3 years of experience specifically as a role player or directly related experience (current Level 6 RP preferred)
  • Willingness and ability to travel (domestic) on short notice.
  • 25-50% travel
  • Secret able to obtain Top Secret clearance
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required



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 the status of the federal contractor mandate and 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.