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Senior Information Engineer

Job Description

GDIT has an opportunity for a Sr. Information Engineer working with a large line of business within GDIT that is currently supporting multiple contracts for the government in the DC Metro area. We are seeking energetic, talented individuals that have a desire to help transform customer requirements supporting the mission critical IT service delivery for the Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA).

The Sr. Information Engineer will be responsible and serve as the Chief Engineer supporting our Sr. Project Manager in the day-to-day technical execution of a large portfolio of assigned projects in line with PFPA Security Integration and Technology Support (PSITS) mission. Projects involve teams of systems, database, storage, virtualization, Cloud, software and network engineers as well as other IT professionals involved in analyzing, designing, integrating, training, testing, documenting, implementing and maintaining complex systems.

The Sr. Information Engineer will perform the following specific tasks:

  • Provide technical leadership and support the Sr Project Manager and team in execution of an extensive portfolio of ongoing operational projects and engineering tasks.
  • Provide up to date reporting, communications and status reporting for all technical project activities.
  • Support development of project plans and schedules using MS Project.
  • Lead production of research, engineering, design, development, procurement and implementation of operational initiatives.
  • Provide technical expertise and oversight on items directly affecting or relating to the PSITS architectures, plans and projects.
  • Develop comprehensive technical plans, designs, analysis, whitepapers,
  • Assuring quality of program products, services, and deliverables, including participating in reviews, audits, and site visits.
  • Preparing and providing various reports and technical reviews to senior management as requested.
  • Lead the establishment of system engineering processes and procedures for solutions to satisfy user requirements. The activity shall include identification and quantification of system goals, creation of alternative system design concepts, performance of design trades, selection and implementation of the best design, verification that the design is properly built and integrated, and post implementation assessment of how well the system meets (or met) the goals and validate metrics.
  • Participating in Program Management on call rotation schedules as required.
  • Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems

Knowledge and Skills:

  • A high tolerance for ambiguity and demonstrated ability to achieve results in a hyper-dynamic environment.
  • Strong communicator – able to identify and clearly communicate the impact of project risks to budget, timeline and scope to non-technical co-workers and key business stakeholders with superior presentation skills.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to communicate needs and collaborate with key stakeholders at all levels.
  • Able to work with teams to balance solution vs. budget, schedule, and tools.
  • Ability to direct internal resources and build strong relationships.
  • Understand that ambiguity will exist which will require flexibility to work through issues.
  • Solution oriented mindset – creative use of technology and alternative approaches.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to high quality deliverables.
  • Ability to translate strategic objectives into tactical planning and execution.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities with limited resource pool for task execution


  • Strong Leadership Identity
  • Ability to think strategically as well as act tactically
  • Capacity Planning/ Management / Optimization
  • Transition Management
  • Executive Communication with Strong Influencing/Storytelling Skills
  • Strategic Enterprise Thinking
  • Strong Mentorship, Facilitation and Training Skills
  • Intermediate experience with MS Project 2010, PowerPoint and Visio



 Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Information Systems or Information Technology.



  • Active or Current Top Secret security clearance adjudicated by DIA or DoD CAF
  • 10 years of demonstrated experience in project management managing information technology projects on behalf of the Department of Defense
  • 3 years of demonstrated experience in a senior leadership engineering position
  • 1 year of demonstrated experience manage a team of IT engineers implementing IT projects involving networks, including network infrastructure, information assurance engineering, and software applications;
  • **Must Meet DoD 8570 IAT II compliance **

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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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