Project Manager

at General Dynamics Information Technology in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Job Family: Project/Task Management

GDIT is looking to hire several Project Managers for an upcoming program for the Veteran’s Affairs (VA), Franchise Fund Support Services (FFSS). These various positions are in Austin, TX, Hines, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Falling Waters, WV, and potentially some virtual positions.

FFSS provides the mission critical technical solutions including Data Center Operations, Systems Administration, Cloud Architecture, Virtualization, Systems Security, Systems Architecture, Enterprise Applications, Network Engineering, among others. These technology and platform solutions enable FFSS to provide consistent availability of specialized internal and external facing applications, to provide critical and timely services in support of our veterans. This includes Health, Benefits and Memorial Services, Corporate Services and more.

What You’ll Be Doing:

+ The scope of projects can include Information technology infrastructure, applications, telecommunications, security, and process improvement projects.

+ Manage assigned tasks to completion within the schedule, budget, and scope of the individual project; ensure objectives of the projects are achieved

+ Develop formal project charters as required by the VA Program Managers

+ Facilitate project kick-off and status meetings and communicate individual roles and project expectations

+ Develop and manage comprehensive project plans, and Work Breakdown Structure

+ Identify risks associated with the cost, resource, schedule, and technical aspects of the project, and ensure they are assessed, documented, tracked, and mitigated

+ Escalate issues that impact the project and require management decisions

+ Effectively manage deviations from the project plan, and implement changes as necessary to ensure project remains within scope, timelines, budget, and quality objectives; all variances tracked must be accessible by the VA Resources Lead for review and approval

+ Identify artifacts needed to establish and maintain control of the project. Create and utilize those artifacts mandated by VA and ITOPS IO standards.

+ Identify and create artifacts required to establish and maintain control of the project, using VA mandated standards

+ Brief senior management on project management activities a recurring basis

+ Conduct formal project reviews with project sponsor at project completion and review all deliverables to confirm acceptance and satisfaction

What You’ll Need (specific requirements may vary based on level of position):

+ Bachelor’s degree

+ 5+ years of IT project management experience

What Would Be Even Better (preferred):

+ PMP certification, preferred

+ Experience supporting Veterans Affairs or DoD programs, preferred

What GDIT Can Offer You:

+ Full-flex work week

+ 401K with company match

+ Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you

+ Diverse, highly collaborative teams


Opportunity Owned

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.

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Job Posting: JC193141997

Posted On: Sep 24, 2021

Updated On: Oct 02, 2021