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General Dynamics Information Technology Program Manager of Development in Westwood, Massachusetts

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Job Family: Program Management

GDIT is seeking to hire a Program Manager for a FAA Drone Development projects. There are six projects in development for FAA Drone operations. The PM will need a degree specializing in Engineering, Mathematics, Science, or Business Administration, or related area is preferred. Must have demonstrated ability to lead and direct efforts using appropriate management skills, Communication and time management. Experience overseeing Agile IT projects and providing strategic management and objectives for the organization. Demonstrated ability in maximizing the effectiveness of existing IT resources to enhance business operations, identifying and managing risk associated with the baseline infrastructure, as well as recommending strategies on the integration of new technologies. Current relevant certification (e.g., Project Management Professional (PMP)) strongly desired, but is not required.

This candidate will require frequent Agile reporting and quick resolution on hinderances affecting iteration progress to provide predictability in future sprints. They will capture the right agile data in the beginning to understand trends and produce meaningful insights and statistics later. The Agile Program Manager should have experience with all facets of software development, operational support and project management using agile processes. The PM will be responsible for ensuring that the program is on track for successful releases, and coordinate with vendors/partners and external stakeholders as necessary.

Key Requirements

  • Facilitate Big Room Planning with Lean| Agile Teams a, Leads, Leadership and Stackholders

  • Review Agile Metrics every week with Program Portfolio stakeholders

  • Serve as an escalation path for Scrum Masters and the Lean| Agile Teams

  • Track program dependencies to resolution

  • Create weekly summary Agile program reports for leadership

  • Participate in progressive elaboration sessions to maintain institutional knowledge

  • Manages one or more small to medium sized teams focused on a few or multiple areas. Low to Medium complexity.

  • 10 years of experience

  • BA/BS Degree (Engineering, Mathematics, Science, or Business Administration)


PMP Certification

COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, 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.