Company General Dynamics Information Technology
Location Des Moines, IA
Type of Requisition: Regular
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Public Trust/Other Required: Other
Job Family: Project/Task Management
We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.
GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into an opportunity. And our work depends on an Project Manager joining our team to support the United States Postal Service (USPS) activities located in Washington, DC or REMOTE.
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. In this role, a typical day will include:
Provide a project leadership role in planning, communication, issue and risk management, implementation, documentation, and support of complex projects. and serve as a project manager for all assigned projects and provides technical advice, project management, and policy interpretation on the full range of technology principles, processes, and systems, as well as development assistance for Decision Analysis Reports (DAR).
Consulting, Coaching, Program Leadership
CIO project coordination and reporting
Ensuring review and approval processes are understood and followed.
Risk & Schedule assessment to optimize assignment of technology resources
Optimize the delivery of IT services to internal USPS Business groups to support the achievement of organizational objectives.
Activities will include:
Work independently and be capable of managing multiple projects at one time.
Create and manage project plans and schedules Coordinate and lead project meetings
Produce and publish meeting minutes, action items and status reports for programs & projects, including risks, resource challenges, budget related issues, etc…
Be proactive regarding the status of key project tasks, anticipate delays, and take appropriate actions
Develop positive professional relationships with Service Providers, COTS vendors, and Systems Integrators Maintain repository for project artifacts
Perform “Ad Hoc” requirements as requested (e.g. research, communications, reporting, etc…)
Experience managing projects/services in operational modes
Develop, prepare and deliver appropriate metrics reports for operational and project activities for internal management and control, and for higher management information
BA/BS (or equivalent experience)
minimum of 5+ years+ years of project management experience primarily within IT
Proven performance with Agile Development
Strong Technical knowledge and expertise related to IT platforms, Network and application software
Ability to multi-task between assignments
Strong knowledge and experience using MS Project
Strong project management skills
Excellent Verbal and written communication skills
Attention to detail
Ability to drive projects and provide day-to-day direction to team members
Must be able to obtain a Position of Public Trust Clearance – US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)
Agile Certification (PMI-ACP, Certified Scrum Master, etc.)
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
Current USPS COVID policy may allow telecommuting. Once the USPS COVID policy is rescinded, personnel may be required to report to client site on full time basis.
The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days. We can only accept Green Card Holders or US Citizens for this program.
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.