General Dynamics Information Technology Manager, Program in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Job Description

Serve as Program Manager providing Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, Dam Neck Activity (NSWCDD-DNA) with contractor support for Combat Systems that range from unit level combat systems such as Ship Self Defense System (SSDS), Advanced Combat Direction System (ACDS), and AEGIS, to operational level Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Cyber security, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C6ISR).

  1. Manages and is responsible for the successful completion of all tasks in assigned program area including technical work, financial and business development activities.

  2. Supervises assigned technical and administrative staff, including subordinate supervisors, and performs personnel actions including hiring and performance evaluation.

  3. Directs program activities to meet client and organization work objectives and serves as a liaison with clients to coordinate activities, negotiate tasks, and solve problems.

  4. Responsible for profitability and revenue growth of assigned program(s).

  5. Assures quality of program products, services, and deliverables, including participating in reviews, audits, and site visits.

  6. Performs business development activities, including the preparation and review of technical and cost proposals.

  7. Performs program financial management services, including financial analysis, budget and cost quote preparation, cost management, reconciliation, and profit enhancement.

  8. Coordinates and monitors sub-contractor activities and administers subcontractor deliverables and finances.

  9. Develops, reviews, and approves plans, schedules, consulting agreements and other program documents.

  10. Prepares and provides various reports and technical reviews to senior management as requested.

  11. Ensures compliance with relevant corporate and government policies and standards.

  12. Participates in special projects as required.


  1. Bachelor's Degree in a related business or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

  2. Professional certification (PMP) preferred.


8-10 years of related experience, including supervisory experience.

Particular Requirements:

Ten (10) years of full-time professional experience in Project Management and Systems Engineering to include IT Systems. Computer Program Management, Computer Program Documentation and Fleet Support Experience refers to experience with developmental or operational Systems, Computer Program versions in effect in the past seven (7) years. It is preferred that this experience have been gained with real time Naval tactical and related support computer programs. Three (3) years of the ten must have been full-time experience in any of the following nine (9) specific areas:

  1. Computer program and Approved Articles Package (AAP) documentation development review and maintenance

  2. Computer program generation/tactical disk build and laboratory Load Cycle

  3. Computer Program audit and verification of certified configurations to include combat system software and/or equipment for AAP’s.

  4. Computer Program Installations and Shipboard/Site Load Cycle.

  5. Coordination of ship/site installations and fleet issue and resolution.

  6. COTS Operating Systems (e.g., HP-UX, HP-RT, Solaris, PowerMax, RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), RedHawk, etc.).

  7. Layer 2 and Layer 3 Network Communication Protocols and Cisco IOS configuration and troubleshooting

  8. Versa Module Europa (VME) or Compact Peripheral Computer Interface (cPCI) Single-Board Computer (SBC) and Symmetric Multi-Processor (SMP) operation, configuration, architecture and troubleshooting.

  9. Blade Servers or other High density architecture computing systems operation, configuration, architecture, and troubleshooting.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.

Job ID2018-47973

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionProgram Management

Security Clearance LevelSecret

Full/Part TimeFull Time