Action Officer / Site Lead - TS/SCI with polygraph in Chantilly, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/17/2020

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Job Description

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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 opportunity. And our work depends on an Action Officer joining our team to support our government client’s activities in the Northern Virginia locations. At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Action Officer supports and manages the responsibilities of the successful completion of all tasks in assigned projects.

Action Officers (AOs) direct and oversee the receipt, tasking, tracking, and closure of all internal and external tasks. The AOs provide the Senior Leadership's responses to various technical and managerial inquires and actions to internal and external stakeholders. As a result, the AOs scope includes delivering coordinated, quality, accurate, and timely responses to over 1,200 actions annually for Headquarters (HQ) and over 500 actions annually for each of the Sites.

Action Officer tasks include:

  • Perform and maintain support functions to include, but not limited to, recognition programs and training tracking and management;
  • Manage Tracking Information and Enterprise Response (TIER) and internal office actions for supported office;
  • Analyze and assign or perform actions as appropriate or by GPOC direction;
  • Coordinate responses and assess for accuracy prior to senior management review;
  • Manage and execute the action tracking process; draft standard operating procedures;
  • Monitor progress on actions, generate metrics to demonstrate accountability for meeting deadlines and quality expectations; prepare periodic reports on action status and keep leadership aware of late, pending and new actions;
  • Disseminate policy and legislative changes to appropriate parties;
  • Draft, proofread, edit and provide final review of internal/ external correspondence;
  • Draft and maintain presentations for audiences; maintain a quality control process for all presentations;
  • Participate in Directors Action Group (DAG)-related, executive, and senior leadership meetings;
  • Participate in internal committees, Integrated Process Teams (IPT), working groups and task forces;
  • Manage records generated during the execution of the Directorates' projects and programs in accordance with Federal laws/ regulations, as well as Directives/ Instructions;
  • Participate in and assist in the implementation of all system and process improvement initiatives.


  • Provides military subject matter expertise to assigned programs
  • BA/BS, 8+ years overall experience
  • 6 years of experience with any Government agency or 5 years within the IC or DoD
  • Approximately 3 years or more of direct project management experience with projects of similar size, scope and complexity
  • Knowledge of federal acquisition requirements, Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) budget & finance, and National Security policy
  • Knowledge of systems engineering (technical knowledge), project or program management
  • Ability to understand and write in systems engineering technical language
  • Knowledge of IC/DoD organizational structure, mission, vision, culture, values, philosophy and operating principles
  • Experience working with senior executives at multiple organizational levels
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of DoD/IC issues, policies, programs and procedures affecting the customer and its mission
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and standard computer applications
  • Skill to adapt to a rapidly changing work environment while maintaining flexibility and versatility
  • Ability to foster solid relationships that promote cooperation and communicate expectations
  • Ability to analyze situations and make well informed decision
  • Demonstrated ability to pay close attention to details
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely using a variety of styles and techniques appropriate to the audience
  • Excellent communication skills

Benefits of this Position:

Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program

Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day

We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays

Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field 

Support missions that make a difference to our Nation

Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do 

Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT

Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world

Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance

General Dynamics is a Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor.


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.