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General Dynamics Information Technology Deputy Program Manager in Leavenworth, Kansas

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Job Family: Solutions Architect

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges.

At GDIT you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how federal agencies achieve their mission. Our work depends on a Deputy Program Manager joining our team to support the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) activities at our GDIT Baltimore, MD office.

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As the Deputy Program Manager supporting CMS’ Healthcare Integrated General Ledger Accounting System (HIGLAS), HIGLAS Identity Management (HIDM), HIGLAS Business Intelligence (HBI) and our Consolidated Budget System (CBS) you will be entrusted as a second level of support and accountability for the Program Manager, managing technical operations & maintenance, special projects, and program budgets, while optimizing operational enhancements, innovation, and continuous improvements.

HIGLAS is a very large complex system with approximately 3,000 total users, processing an average of 4.5 million transactional claim records per day which equates to over 1.2 trillion annually. There are an average of 46,000 new account receivables and 168,000 payments processed per day along with 20,000 queries/reports run daily. Utilizing Oracle Federal Financials as the base application of HIGLAS, it provides CMS with a uniform financial management system to account for over $1 Trillion in outlays for healthcare each year across multiple lines of business.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Serving as the Government’s focal point in absence of the Program Manager

  • Collaborating with CMS to sustain operations and maintenance, create innovation, achieve efficiencies, and ensure successful financial management

  • Managing the day-to-day operations of the program across all areas to include PMO, technical and hosting operations, application maintenance, and security.

  • Directly managing four Deputies/Team Leads and serving as a point of escalation, as needed.

  • Successfully managing program financials and GDIT compliance by meeting monthly financial, EVM and SLA reporting

  • Maintaining responsibility, accountability, and authority for directing and managing performance, specifically related to the program’s infrastructure, operations, and Oracle Federal Financials, Hyperion, Identity Management and Business Intelligence applications services

  • Providing leadership, supervision, and guidance for all contractor personnel, inclusive of subcontractors/teaming partners


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related area; and 15+ years in a Program Management/Deputy role on a federal government contract of similar size and contract value (equivalent combination of education and experience such as master’s and 13 years will be considered).

  • Experience managing a Program of 200+ resources with an annual contract value of greater than $65M.

  • Experience managing program financials consisting of Firm Fixed Price (FFP) and Cost-Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF) contract types.

  • Strong technical background including experience in a similar mission critical technical environment with a significant number of direct staff

  • Proven skills in technical and systems operations problem resolution, systems, and resource utilization

  • Experience organizing, directing, and managing teams, projects, daily operations, batch processing and functions involving complex, inter-related activities

  • Experience managing the client interface at senior levels of an organization

  • Experience and ability to manage a program with Earned Value Management (EVM)requirements and compliance of a CMMI Level 4 program for development and services

  • Prior experience managing subcontractors cost and performance

  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust and have resided in the US 3 out of the last 5 years per contract requirements

  • Prior experience working on a program with a base application of Oracle Federal Financials is preferred

  • Experience developing technical presentations and/or writing and presenting business case and white papers or writing and contributing to industry proposals is a plus

  • Experience developing Basis of Estimates (BOE) and budgetary estimates is preferred


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to utilize discretion and independent judgment regarding customer matters including the ability to switch between priorities quickly to meet customer requirements

  • Ability to clearly and succinctly present executive level information to our stakeholders/customers


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Customizable health benefits packages

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Rewards program for high-performing employees

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.