Deputy IT Project Manager-SECRET

Clearance Level
Project/Task Management
Washington, District of Columbia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Agile Scrum Development

Project Management

Technical Projects

REQ#: RQ148093
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

GDIT has an opportunity for a dynamic and collaborative IT Project Manager to join our team supporting our Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) program. NTIA manages the Federal use of the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum; and performs cutting-edge telecommunications research and engineering, including resolving technical telecommunications issues for the Federal Government and private sector.

We are looking for energetic individuals who want to enhance their professional career in a fast-paced federal environment doing cutting edge work in Agile Development and Azure Cloud migration. The candidate will be in a Deputy Project Management role, assisting the current Project Manager, with the opportunity to become the lead Project Manager on other systems.  The role will require excellent customer-facing skills and outstanding written and verbal communication. The successful candidate will have a strong project management foundation, including software development life cycle management for systems integration and implementation, and will have participated in large-scale system integration or release management efforts, using agile methodology for development and deployment processes. The candidate will be responsible for assigned contractual deliverables as well as assisting the Project Manager in other areas as needed. The Deputy Project Manager will assist with managing the team, including subcontractors.


  • Create, maintain, and status several schedules.
  • Create weekly status reports, which include a detailed report including action items and risks, an abbreviated version, and a summarized version (for the client’s Chief Information Officer).
  • Create monthly status reports, which include spend plan, Earned Value Management Report, and Quality Report.
  • Create monthly Performance Reports.
  • Create monthly PowerPoint presentations to be presented to client’s Chief Information Officer).
  • Assist with creating and peer reviewing multiple deliverables, such that they meet quality standards of the contract.
  • Participate in planning and budgeting exercises.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with client, customer staff, and end users.
  • Assist the team and client with decisions based on long-term and short-term aspects of the engagement.
  • Monitor progress to assure deadlines /standards are met.
  • Contribute to modernization and migration to Azure cloud activities.

Additionally, the Deputy IT Project Manager will be exposed to and become familiar with other client engagements and will support the Project Manager with business development activities to expand and provide technology solutions.  Responsibility will be to understand how GDIT provides these services to our expanding Department of Commerce clients, and how GDIT can enhance their service delivery to these clients.


  • Years of Experience: 10 years of project management experience with at least 5 years of intensive and progressive experience demonstrating the required proficiency levels related to position.
  • Required Education: bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent writing, speaking and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated client-facing roles.
  • Proven track record of leading complex systems implementation or integration efforts
  • Strong experience working for a senior leadership client, participating in briefings, presentations, and advisory sessions.
  • Experience working with business process management (BPM) products and Azure cloud SaaS-based implementations.
  • Experience managing relationships and dependencies with external teams.
  • Experience working in an Agile framework.
  • Experience with migration to cloud, implementation of IaaS and SaaS within Microsoft Azure Cloud
  • Experience with JIRA and JIRA reports
  • Knowledge of Confluence
  • Experience writing technical documentation.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Must have a Secret Clearance

Beneficial but not required:

  • Microsoft Azure certification and experience
  • Experience with AWS and other Cloud Service Providers
  • Knowledge of radio transmitters and receivers, radar, antennas and satellites a plus (radio spectrum)
  • CMMI training
  • ITIL Intermediate certification
  • Agile certifications—PMI-ACP, CSM, CSPO, SAFe etc.


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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


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

Travel Required

Less than 10%


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 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.