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Sr. IT Operations Manager

Sr. IT Operations Manager

Requisition ID 
# of Openings 
Job Location 
USA-VA-Falls Church
Job Function 
Information Technology
Security Clearance Level 
Top Secret
Full/Part Time 
Full Time

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Job Description

GDIT has an opportunity for a Sr. IT Operations Manager 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 individual who has a desire to help transform customer requirements supporting the mission critical IT service for the Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA). 

In this role you will be responsible for the operational oversight of the 24x7 PFPA Security Integration and Technology Support (PSITS) operations, leading a team comprised of System and Network Administrators and Service Desk technicians.



1. Manages team of approximately 17 FTEs engaged in providing information system solutions and technical support in one or more functional areas to execute PFPA IT services and solutions.
2. Serves as the primary POC for all technical issue resolution, coordination, management and communication for PFPA supported IT services.
3. Ensures execution of proper operations and maintenance of environment comprised of servers and workstations consisting of Microsoft and Linux based operating systems on a combination of physical and virtual platforms.
4. Oversees formal communication process to report on status of planned and unplanned outage notifications for PFPA managed systems.
5. Develops and oversees plans and implementations to stabilize, enhance, document and upgrade all operational platforms.
6. Ensures staff has comprehensive skillset to cover and support all required operational service components.
7. Provides weekly and monthly metrics to meet customer reporting requirements.
8. Manages numerous functional areas of information system solutions development and technical support, including personal computer/client server support, systems programming, applications design and development, database design and administration, information security, and network support and administration.
9. Supervises non-exempt technicians and exempt professionals, and may manage subordinate supervisors.
10. Develops schedules and assigns work to meet critical customer deadlines.
11. Ensures that proper records and other documentation are maintained.


Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work experience.



Key Personnel Position. MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING:


5 years of demonstrated management experience utilizing Information Technology Service Model (ITSM) best practices; 10 years of demonstrated experience as an Operations Manager, and, Active or Current Top Secret security clearance adjudicated by DIA or DoD CAF


Recent hands on Windows System Administration experience to include experience of strong competency/familiarity in the following areas:

  • Supporting MS Active Directory Services and MS Server 2008R2,2012R2.
  • Experience developing and applying AD GPOs in a DoD environment.
  • Understanding of RBAC implementation in a Windows environment.
  • Experience automating system management and monitoring using SCCM.
  • Experience supporting enterprise disaster recovery solutions in a vm environment.
  • Experience patching Windows systems in a DoD environment.

  • Meet DoD 8570 compliance requirements, preferred.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Strong multi-tasking skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong demonstrated technical leadership and oversight experience.
  • DoD and Pentagon support experience a huge plus.




As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.



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