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General Dynamics Information Technology Development Manager in Kingsville, Texas

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: BI Full 6C (T4)

Job Family: Software Development

At GDIT we build cutting-edge applications and modernized IT environments that help the end user accomplish their mission.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own. Bring your creativity to help us find simple solutions to complex problems. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll play an essential part in preparing our nation’s students for the future. Our work depends on a Technology Delivery Manager joining our team in Washington, DC.

At GDIT, our employees are driven, resourceful, and unwavering. We are seeking a Technical Delivery Manager in support of an upcoming program for the Department of Education, focused on the modernization, operations and maintenance of systems supporting the Federal Student Aid (FSA) systems to improve operational flexibility and operational efficiency to allow over 13 million students to achieve their higher education goals. In this role, a typical day will include the following duties, responsibilities and goals:

  • Provide technical and management leadership to the agile SW development teams in the modernization, SW development and maintenance of applications hosted in AWS

  • Maintain and grow customer/client relationships.

  • Actively participate in release planning and the prioritization of feature development

  • Responsible for adhering to allocated budget, schedule and meeting performance metrics

  • Guide teams in agile and Kanban best practices including story point estimation, agile ceremonies and retrospectives.

  • Provide guidance to agile teams to continually improving team velocity and reduce code defects

  • Lead development of applications in a CI/CD Pipeline environment using Jenkins, Git, Nexus/Artifactory, Kubernetes, Docker, Helm and/or OpenShift technologies meeting code quality standards and metrics

  • Communicate, collaborate and inspire teammates to embrace the Agile/DevSecOps culture, building connections, relieving bottlenecks between and within development and service delivery teams, and translating goals to ensure a flawless stakeholder experience

  • Design, implement, and measure key performance metrics for initiatives you lead

  • Maintain effective partnerships with operations and modernization teams to assist with problem resolution for end users and customers and drive service improvement

  • Establish strong customer relationships that facilitate open communication and build the partnership between the Technical Delivery team and the government

  • Remain current on IT trends pertaining to their area of practice

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, software engineering, or related field

  • 10+ years of experience in software development with at least 5 years of experience leading or participating in multiple Agile and Kanban teams responsible for new development and enhancements Leadership qualities that translate into business outcomes – specifically around team building and cohesion, client relationship development, and strategic thinking around enterprise business matters

  • Passion for continuous improvement to improve productivity and stakeholder satisfaction

  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust 6C Background Investigation approval

Desired Qualifications

  • Cloud or DevOps certifications (AWS, SAFe DevOps, DevOps Institute, DevOps Agile Skills Association, Kubernetes)

  • Experience with CMMI standards

  • Experience with Static and Dynamic Application Security Testing (SAST/DAST) tools

  • Experience developing in a test-driven development

  • Knowledge of FSA’s current systems, environment and tools

  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

  • Knowledge of microservices architecture and container services

  • Knowledge of continuous integration continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipeline, prefer GitLab

  • PMI-ACP Certification and/or PMI-PMP Certification

  • ITIL v4 Certification

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

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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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