Enterprise Cyber Operations Support – Application Manager

Clearance Level
Fairfax, Virginia

REQ#: RQ114971

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT has an opening for an Application Manager position supporting the Army National Guard (ARNG) in the DC Metro Area. This is an IT Service Management contract in support of the operation, modernization, expansion, and further evolution of the ARNG’s global Information Technology (IT) services including networking, compute, storage, infrastructure, applications, hosting, and program management services.  The GECOS program supports the ARNG enterprise IT infrastructure, its Wide Area Network (WAN), authentication and directory services, cybersecurity, application hosting, and associated services. GECOS uses ITIL best practices framework as the basis for IT Service Management (ITSM) model.

The work includes the following:

Operating the DoDIN-Army (National Guard) (DoDIN-A(NG) and DoDIN-A(NG)-Secret (S) networks and maintaining service delivery and cybersecurity of DoDIN-A(NG) and DoDIN-A(NG)-S networks and computing services. Supporting the DoDIN-A(NG) and DoDIN-A(NG)-S networks and associated computing services from requirement identification to service retirement / replacement. Ensuring continued security of the network and proactive enhancement of cybersecurity to meet evolving and emerging threats, to include compliance with DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) and continuous monitoring requirements. Providing support to the 54 supported organizations (i.e., 50 states, three territories, and the District of Columbia) to ensure flexible and responsive operation and defense of the network.  Some OCONUS travel might be required. Adhering to all Department of Defense (DoD) enterprise security requirements to include those required by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and the Department of the Army (DA); prepping for and passing Command Cyber Readiness Inspections (CCRIs), obtaining and maintaining Authority to Connect (ATC) and Authority to Operate (ATO) from the Designated Approving Authority (DAA); ensuring compliance with all Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIGS) and required information assurance (IA) controls. Maintaining the lifecycle of all services, ensuring they meet business needs, comply with Army directives and mandates, and are in keeping with the future Joint Information Environment (JIE) architecture. Maintain continuity of service when primary support systems operate in degraded mode per COOP.

The Application Manager will be responsible for managing all application service owners, application delivery teams, and the application hosting environment.  The ideal candidate will have experience leveraging ITIL best practices and processes to ensure the security, stability, availability, and responsiveness of all services.  The Applications Manager will be responsible for managing any new software development efforts.  The candidate will provide innovative solutions to keep software current.  The Applications Manager will guide any cloud migrations.

Required Skills:

  • Applies advanced knowledge and provides guidance to all phases of the software development lifecycle.

  • Applies advanced knowledge in analyzing user/business needs and functionality to plan and design software systems to meet those needs.

  • Applies advanced knowledge to create a wide-variety of models and diagrams that show programmers the software code needed for an application. 

  • Applies advanced knowledge and provides guidance for software updates, refinement, testing, and debugging to meet business needs.

  • Provides advanced and highly-valued analysis for reports on software project specifications, activities, or status. 

  • Provides advanced knowledge and guidance on the software or system process for optimal documentation and future maintenance and updates. 

  • Provides advanced knowledge and guidance for on-premises hosting environments, to include storage, compute, security, web front end, proxy, and back-end environments

  • May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced analysts.

  • May serve as a mentor to less experienced analysts.

Required Qualifications/Certifications:

  • Possess an active Cloud certification such as AWS Certified Solutions Architect or AWS Technical & Business Professional.

  • Possess the appropriate certifications to achieve DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance Technical (IAT/IAM) Level III

  • An active Secret security clearance

Desired Qualifications/Certifications:

  • A minimum of ten years of relevant IT experience including a minimum of five years of Application experience.


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