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IT Manager

Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Location: Lompoc
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Type of Requisition: RegularClearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: NonePublic Trust/Other Required: NACI (T1)Job Family: Software DevelopmentGDIT is currently seeking an IT Manager to join our team. In this role you will be a change agent by leading a high-performing team supporting the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), a post-marketing surveillance system that monitors adverse events that occur after a vaccine has been administered.This is a 100% remote role.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, youll play an essential part in preparing our nation for the future. Our work depends on an IT Manager joining our team to support the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) program. VAERS is a post-marketing surveillance system that monitors adverse events that occur after a vaccine has been administered.This is a remote based role; Candidates must be US citizens and live in the US.In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Identify and track issues, concerns, and opportunities for improvement of the VAERS projects
  • Identify and direct resolution of complex hardware/software interface issues
  • Identify customer requirements, analyze alternatives, and conduct product recommendations related to software, platform, and network configurations.
  • Prepare reports on analyses, findings, and project progress, and present results to management and/or customer
  • Conduct Change Control Board (CCB) meetings and maintain project schedule.
  • Serve as subject-matter expert who can easily liaise between IT and other VAERS operations departments.
  • Advise GDIT/TSS hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, memory, and input/output requirements
  • Develop logical and physical technology documentation for existing or proposed systems.
  • Work with the GDIT/TSS team to plan a VAERS cloud migration from an on-premises datacenter
  • Require and support VAERS use of secure coding practices to ensure protection of all PHI/PII.
  • Translate business requirements into architecture and design artifacts that ultimately constitutes the blueprint for a solution. Recommend solutions that are secure, robust, and align VAERS project roadmap.
  • Work with the solutions development team to design, develop and implement software solutions for the CDC and the FDA that meet business goals and objectives.Additional Areas of Responsibility (65% to 75% coordination) :1. Government Contracting Management and Leadership
    • Utilize excellent written and oral communications skills to work closely with leadership, technical staff, and client to identify best solutions
    • Provide mentorship and training to staff; ability to work in a team environment
    • Work independently and hands-on to prototype and evaluate custom and third-party solutions and improve customer experience
    • Assign tasks to team members, monitors progress, and reports to the Project Manager.2. Technical Experience in Cloud and Enterprise IT
      • Advise GDIT/TSS hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, memory, and input/output requirements
      • Develop logical and physical technology documentation for existing or proposed systems.
      • Support Cloud Migration, securing data migration and conducting cost benefit analysis3. Design, Architecture, Security
        • Translate business requirements into architecture and design artifacts that ultimately constitutes the blueprint for a solution. Recommend solutions that are secure, robust, and align VAERS project roadmap.
        • Work with the solutions development team to design, develop and implement software solutions for the CDC and the FDA that meet business goals and objectives.
        • Define architecture requirements and performance standards to meet or exceed management and customer specifications
        • Develop and deliver presentations to describe the architecture and solution being proposed
        • Collaborate with other contractors development teams within the government to software development needs for manufacturer reporting including design, development, documenting and testing new and existing software.
        • Advise on high-level, complex solution development, architecture, and management processes from concept ideation through development, launch and maintenance
        • Research current and emerging technologies and process methodologies and proposing changes and tailoring where needed.
        • Assess the system and business process architectures currently in place and work with staff to recommend improvements.
        • Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of user requirements, while recommending technologies that will increase cost effectiveness, boost productivity, and improve the end user experience.
        • Help design and support the execution of technology architecture road maps that promote optimum utilization of Cloud resources
        • Well-versed in security as it relates to customer applications and services.WHAT YOULL NEED:
          • BA/BS Degree in related field and 5+ years' experience with IT technical management.
          • Experience leading, mentoring, and training a team contracting with the US Federal Government
          • The PMP certification or related certification
          • Experience with Agile Scrum, Kanban, and/or Waterfall delivery methods for software systems
          • Experience with a Cloud Migration, especially secure data migration and cost benefit analysis
          • Well-versed in security as it relates to customer applications and services.
          • Excellent written and oral communications skills
          • Experience working with leadership, technical staff, and client to identify best solutions
          • Ability to obtain Position of Trust (POT) clearance required
          • US Citizen or Permanent ResidentPreferred Skills/Qualifications:
            • ColdFusion or Java Background
            • CDC or Federal Health Experience
            • Comfortable working independently and hands-on to prototype and evaluate custom and third-party solutions and improve customer experienceWHAT 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#GDITPriorityCOVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.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.

Keywords: General Dynamics Information Technology, Lompoc , IT Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Lompoc, California

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