General Dynamics Information Technology Vice President, Background Investigations and Personnel Security in Falls Church, Virginia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

No Active Clearance Required

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

No Active Clearance Required


No Suitability Required

Job Family:

Program Management

Job Description:


GDIT is seeking an Executive leader for a portfolio of programs in the area of background investigations (BI) and other personnel security programs.


  • Provide P&L leadership to a business area comprised of a portfolio of BI and related programs

  • Provide leadership to the company as the corporate “BI SME” both internally and externally

  • Build and execute on a growth plan to grow the business through tactical opportunity capture and new opportunity shaping

  • Collaborate with and leverage corporate growth capabilities and assets to further specific capture and proposal opportunities

  • Engage in and serve as a thought leader in the BI market to the external community

  • Participate in external organizations to assert and represent GDIT

  • Provide personnel leadership in building strong performing projects

  • Help drive internal operational efficiency across the business and find and implement company-wide process improvements

  • Will be measured against a defined set of goals in the areas of: Revenue and profit; new business awards and organic growth on existing programs; client satisfaction and project performance; team building and attrition metrics; internal and external leadership and thought leader actions; and general business acumen related to running an vibrant and thriving organization


  • Bachelors' degree required. Master's degree preferred. Minimum of 10+ years progressive experience in managing/leading federal services programs, with at least 5 years leading a portfolio of background investigation programs.


  • At least 5 years of experience working specifically in the BI market

  • Leadership experience and qualifications in the areas of: Team/program leadership; organizational leadership; executive communications internally and externally; networking

  • P&L leadership, including managing to and meeting financial commitments, driving growth in the business, and building high performing team(s)

  • Growth oriented leadership – with specific focus on building and prosecuting a pipeline of opportunities, creating new opportunities, providing thought leadership to influence the direction of the market, and engaging at the most senior level of the government in this market

  • Great verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to engage at the highest level of the company – including C-suite and board levels

  • Ability to drive cross-organizational collaboration toward a common goal and driving operational efficiencies in a matrixed environment

  • Extensive relationships with government leaders in the background investigations and security programs


The successful candidate will bring proven experience (with tangible outcomes and results), a can-do attitude, an ability to influence internal and external customers, and a leadership and communication style required to lead a diverse, dispersed, and growing business. The candidate will possess an established track record of creating, developing and maintaining customer relationships. A critical success factor will be to embrace the opportunity to motivate and energize the team, while keeping pace in a dynamic environment, thriving under pressure, while seamlessly keeping the team inspired. Additionally, the ability to work across organizational boundaries to drive to shared outcomes and to build external credibility will be important factors in the candidates long term success.

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T elecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Falls Church - 3170 Fairview Park Dr, VTCB (VAS040)

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CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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