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General Dynamics Information Technology Project Manager (Software Development) in Olathe, Kansas

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: None

Job Family: Project/Task Management

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges for our clients. GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Project Manager, you will be trusted to support a mission-critical software modernization program in the Albany, NY area. This position works under the general guidance of the Project Director, and is a fast-paced, rapidly changing, collaborative environment, and requires strong troubleshooting and analytical skills, strong critical thinking, complex problem solving, appropriate judgment, and decision-making skills. This job will allow for hybrid, or remote with travel, work arrangements.

Provides technical, administrative, and operational leadership to assigned project or task(s). Reviews status of projects and budgets, manages schedules, and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Responsible for scope, cost, schedule, and performance of assigned project or task(s). Manages or directs resources required to perform assigned project or task(s). Additionally, the candidate for this position:

  • Provides technical, administrative, and operational management of assigned project or tasks, including contract and subcontractor management.

  • Typically supervises assigned staff, may include subordinate supervisors.

  • Participates in the development of technical project plans, proposals, reports, and task order and administrative reporting.

  • May also perform high level technical services on assigned tasks.

  • Conducts planning and provides recommendations to client on task workload.

  • Manages risk tracking process.

  • Attends customer meetings and may serve as client liaison

  • Interacts with vendors, other agencies, and other client staff on behalf of the client.

  • Coordinates development of deliverables and products.

  • Ensures quality assurance of project deliverables.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  • Participates in special projects as required.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BA/BS or equivalent, 5+ years of experience

  • Ability to resolve issues with little oversight; ability to gather and analyze information skillfully and develop alternative solutions

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate complex topics to management and other stakeholders

  • Supervisory and project management experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate with customers and internal cross-functional teams

  • Self-motivated, well-organized, and strict attention to detail

  • Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully; develop alternative solutions; Critical thinking and creative problem solving, including dealing with ambiguity.

  • Ability to understand and manage customer expectations and software implementation methodology

  • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects at the same time, including the ability to plan, prioritize, and execute multiple initiatives/deadlines autonomously and shift priorities as necessary.

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:

  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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.

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