NAWCWD Project Manager in Ridgecrest, CA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 7/4/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Come Join Our Team! GDIT is a government contractor providing professional and technical services to various government agencies (i.e. defense). We are currently looking for a Project Manager to join our winning team. The individual hired for this position will provide support for our government customer, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD). This is your opportunity to work in technically advanced, positive, and productive environment. Will serve as an interface and point of contact with Government program authorities on technical and program/project issues. Will assist the GDIT Program Manager in overseeing contractor execution of the contract requirements and employment of program/project resources at customer site. 

Job Description:

NAWCWD primarily operates in two Southern California locations: China Lake and Point Mugu, CA. China Lake Naval Weapons Station experienced earthquakes that caused damage and impacted NAWCWD mission operations. In order to provide improved service capabilities to current and future NAVAIR operations, NAWCWD is modernizing and optimizing the infrastructure that currently supports weapons development and testing activities. Job skills / activities:

  • Will support the MILCON, Earthquake IPT, VoIP, NMCI Temporary Alternatives, Fiber Optic Trunking System (FOTS) Relocation, Remote Node and Major/Minor backbone repairs.
  • Oversight of short term and long term solution sets
  • Identify and document repairs, current nodes and potential new locations.
  • Fulfill the need to balance speed and agility with risk by proactively managing risk within the cost, schedule, and performance constraints; identify exceptions to policy and recommend policy changes and alternative approaches.
  • Conduct activities, use tools, and apply processes to effectively execute and deliver the work on time and within budget.
  • Synchronize the efforts across multiple projects, vendors, and deliverables within Earthquake IPT.
  • Develop and maintain an Integrated Master Schedule and Risk Management “tracker”.
  • Meet reporting requirements in compliance with the agreed upon terms and conditions.

Required Skills:

  • Strong leadership and relationship management skills
  • Strong business analysis skills and logical mindset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management, prioritization and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated; ability to maintain excellence with minimum supervision
  • Experience recruiting and hiring technical personnel
  • Experience issuing and managing significant technical sub-contacts
  • Experience working with tight deadlines and handling escalations.

Required Experience:

  • BS degree; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • 5+ years of management experience
  • Proven track record of driving major projects (IT / Aerospace/ Defense), managing multiple priorities simultaneously, setting timelines and delivering projects on-time and on-budget
  • Well versed in Microsoft Office suite and project management tools
  • PMP certification is a plus
  • Secret clearance

Location:

  • China Lake, Point Mugu, Travel Required

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

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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