Program Manager, Senior (Program Manager) - Secret Clearance Required in Arlington at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

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Job Description

Organizes, directs, and manages contract operation support functions, involving multiple, complex and inter-related project tasks. Manages teams of contract support personnel at multiple locations. Maintains and manages the client interface at the senior levels of the client organization. Meets with customer and contractor personnel to formulate and review task plans and deliverable items.

Ensures conformance with program task schedules and costs. Acts as the overall lead, manager and administrator for the contracted effort of ACAT I and II programs or manages across multiple teams. Directs efforts of cross-competency team(s) to include contractors at multiple locations. Serves as the primary interface and point of contact with Government program authorities and representatives on technical and program/project issues.

Regularly briefs senior leadership on program status and milestones. Oversees contractor personnel program/project operations by developing procedures, planning and directing execution of the technical, programming, maintenance and administrative support effort and monitoring and reporting progress.

Manages acquisition and employment of program/project resources and controls financial and administrative aspects of the program/project with respect to contract requirements.

Job Requirements

Minimum Experience Required:


  • Twelve (12) years of professional experience supporting Defense acquisition, three (3) years of which must have been in the previous six (6) years, in support of DoD acquisition management; and a minimum of three (3) years supervisory experience.
  • Experience with aircraft systems, hardware and software, configuration control, test and evaluation, systems integration, and systems supportability.
  • Experience managing different phases of weapon system acquisition,
  • Knowledgeable of acquisition policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with the requirements of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and DODD 5000 series.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with large (more than 50) and diverse teams and the ability to effectively provide guidance, direction, and supervision in all areas of contracted effort such as program management, systems engineering, major system acquisitions, and financial management.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) and Information Technical Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation Certification.

Security Clearance: Secret clearance required at time of hire.

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. 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.