NCIS Project Manager

Clearance Level
Project/Task Management
Quantico, Virginia

REQ#: RQ109568

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Job Description:

Join GDIT and be a part of the men and women that solve some of the world’s most complex technical challenges. The NCIS team is seeking a Project Manager to join their program in Quantico, VA.

The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) is an organization of approximately 2,200 personnel of which 700 serve at HQ and the remaining staff serve at offices worldwide. NCIS is the DON component with primary responsibility for criminal investigation, law enforcement (LE), counter-terrorism (CT), counterintelligence (CI), and cyber matters.  NCIS not only has primary responsibility for all criminal investigative, CI, CT, and cyber matters within the DON, but it also has exclusive investigative jurisdiction in non-combat matters involving actual, potential, or suspected criminal, terrorism, sabotage, espionage, and subversive activities. 

NCIS provides the DON with threat status and warnings associated with terrorist, criminal, cyber, and counterintelligence activity throughout the world.  NCIS is the only DON organization that has the information and responsibility to fuse and analyze the national intelligence and law enforcement information necessary to provide these warnings. 

The Information Technology Directorate (ITD) supports the NCIS core mission areas to investigate and defeat criminal, terrorist, and foreign intelligence threats by planning for and providing services through appropriate use of the people, equipment, technology, and infrastructure resources of the United States Navy and Marine Corps.    

This position is part of the IT Technology Development division within the NCIS ITDS organization and performs the following functions: 

  • Coordinate and monitor technical projects or programs from initiation through delivery 
  • Gather required data from end users to evaluate objectives, goals, and scope to create technical specifications 
  • Serve as liaisons between technical and non-technical departments in order to ensure that all targets and requirements are met 
  • Ensure technical projects are completed on schedule and within budget 
  • Keep leadership informed of key issues that may impact project completion, budget, or other results 
  • Works with minimal supervision with wide latitude for independent judgment 



  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the execution of projects 
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility 
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress 
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques  
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques  
  • Report and escalate to management as needed 
  • Successfully manage the relationship with the customer and all stakeholders 
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks 
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent customer-facing and internal communication skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills 
  • Preferred: Experience managing data to the cloud projects

Basic Required Qualifications:  

  • Bachelors Degree (May be substituted for additional years of experience) 
  • 8+ years of experience in a project management role within a large IT program; DoD experience preferred
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience with software development and web technologies 
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office and MS Project 
  • Required:  PMP certification
  • Required:  Fully adjudicated Secret clearance; must be eligible and adjudicated to the TS/SCI clearance level 
  • Preferred: Experience with ITIL and SCRUM

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, 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.

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.