Center Advocate Manager

Clearance Level
Cyber Security
Washington, District of Columbia
Greenbelt, Maryland

REQ#: RQ103260

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

Center Advocate Manager

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cyber security is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

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 Center Advocate Manager joining our team to support NASA activities at NASA HQ in Washington, D.C.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Center Advocate Manager supporting NASA, you will  be trusted to manage NASA Site Leads for all Centers and assigned Service Lines.  Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, you will provide strategic consulting to and maintain a trusted-advisor relationship

with the client’s key leaders.  With a strategic view on “future proofing” the enterprise, the successful candidate will advocate for and develop continuous process improvement strategies and solutions as part of GDIT’s broader solutions supporting NASA’s mission and business services and applications.


  • Liaises directly with client on strategic and emerging business needs
  • Assesses client objectives, conducts gap analysis, and identifies and evaluates requirements
  • Serves as the customer advocate, ensuring customer satisfaction and quality service delivery at the NASA Centers and Facilities
  • Manages NASA Site Leads who oversee local staff for respective Center/Facility
  • Ensures Center/Facility specific needs and issues are addressed and scheduled
  • Oversee improvement and innovation efforts and initiatives as part of the Continual Service Improvement Process
  • Identifies potential architectures and technical solutions to meet client objectives
  • Understands client’s available resources and recommends resource-effective solutions to enhance enterprise performance, reliability, maintainability, and availability
  • Supports analysis of alternatives for best fit
  • Engages GDIT Solutions Architect team to prepare ROM/proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, and/or terms & conditions related to special projects or other opportunities
  • Performs research on emerging technologies to support proofs-of-concept and future solutions
  • Evaluates technical trends and provides recommendations for future technology insertion
  • Coordinates and may participate in technology briefs and demonstrations
  • Strengthen relationship and visibility with partners across the Agency and promote cybersecurity best practices and awareness


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with 10 or more years of relevant experience
  • Experience with large scale, enterprise IT O&M, technologies, and programs
  • One or more DoD 8570.01-M Cyber Certifications
  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills (oral and writing). 
  • Excellent client-facing communication skills; ability to present and defend complex technical and management priorities at all customer levels
  • Current Top Secret Clearance is preferred


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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.