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COOP and Infectious Disease and Pandemic Influenza Lead TS/SCI /w Poly clearance required in Chantilly at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 3/9/2019

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Job Description

a. Maintain and continually improve infectious disease and pandemic influenza program. Update annually enterprise pandemic influenza and infectious disease plan.
b. Develop COOP plan, update it annually, and ensure the COOP plan fits in with enterprise COOP program.
c. Train personnel on how to execute their responsibilities as defined in the COOP
plan and serve as a subject matter expert resource to personnel on COOP responsibilities, actions, and activities.
d. Prepare and present briefings to management on emergency management,
COOP, and enterprise Infectious Disease and Pandemic Influenza activities/issues.
Review and produce after action reports/corrective action plans for real world crises such as severe snow storms, earthquakes, or other nature-related or man-made events as well as for all EM and COOP exercises.
e. Participate with other Directorates and Offices to further corporate programs that aid emergency management and enterprise COOP such as the enterprise effort to acquire an alert notification system and the enterprise effort to stand up an enterprise COOP program.

GDIT duties may include:

Serves as a top level technical or functional expert, often working on multiple projects and programs.

1. Serves as a top level technical or functional expert supporting one or more clients and unlimited user groups.
2. Performs highly specialized technical tasks associated with cutting-edge technologies.
3. Works with user groups to solve business problems with available technology including hardware, software, databases, and peripherals.
4. Applies expert functional knowledge and experience to significant business projects or processes.
5. May perform business development activities, including providing technical input to proposal efforts.
6. Provides guidance and training to less experienced staff.
7. May serve as a technical task or project leader.
8. May have supervisory responsibilities.
9. Maintains current knowledge of relevant developments in area of expertise.
10. Participates in special projects as required.

Job Requirements


  • A minimum of 10 recent years of continuity of operations (COOP) experience - preferably with an Intelligence Community or DoD agency - to include capturing essential functions, developing COOP plans, guiding mission essential personnel on COOP responsibilities, and supporting operations at a COOP site.
  • Prior experience developing and maintaining US Government COOP policies and have experience analyzing and implementing Federal COOP regulations/directives within a US Government agency.
  • Prior experience developing and executing an Infectious Disease/Pandemic Influenza preparedness and response program for a US Government agency.
  • A minimum of 5 years of emergency management preparedness and execution work experience, to include all aspects of emergency management mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery planning.
  • Demonstrated experience developing complex briefing materials for US Government senior leaders.
  • Proficient computer/technology skills using business software products.
  • Must be able to travel to domestic and overseas locations, sometimes on short notice.

Benefits of this Position:

  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
  • Onsite Gym – get your workout in before work, during your lunch break, or at the end of the day
  • Professional Development Assistance –  Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)
  • Educational Reimbursement –  toward degree programs and individual coursework
  • 401K Match – with 100% vesting on day one
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day
  • We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays
  • Parking and transit commuter benefits


Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

  • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field 
  • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation
  • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do 
  • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT
  • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world
  • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance


General Dynamics is a Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor.



As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.