• Information Technology Governance Manager

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(8/21/2019 3:30 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Information Technology
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in a related specialized area or the equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.


    Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Information Technology Governance Manager to join our IT team.   The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to ensure General Dynamics Mission Systems and client technologies are functioning both at a high level of efficiency and compliance. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the IT Governance Manager will enhance their skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.

    Key Responsibilities

    This Governance Manager position is primarily focused on risk, compliance and the value of IT to the business. These are enabled by strategic alignment of IT with the business, and the availability of adequate resources. This is accomplished by leading the definition, formulation, and dissemination of policy, procedure, development and support processes to the Information Technology team as we work to build our common process set across the IT organization. Also, providing leadership to the IT Risk Management activity and the resource, financial and demand management processes. This role will provide the leadership to drive the continued consolidation of IT processes, the refinement of those processes into a synergistic framework that optimizes the delivery of IT solutions while minimizing non-value added activities.



    Lead the overall IT governance process
    Provide management to a small group of people
    Facilitate coordination between the multiple functions and stakeholders within the organization for strategy development, program review/control governance, planning/scheduling, and quality assurance to enhance organizational performance.
    Manage IT SOX program
    Drive process definition and measurement tasks to completion
    Utilize strong communication skills – verbal & written in working with peers and presentations to management
    Utilize influence skills in working with IT teams to refine their processes and support them to improved performance
    Design and develop process documentation for software development lifecycle
    Support the operations team on the development of work instructions
    Capture / document the governance framework; evaluate completeness and recommend adjustments
    Manage IT patching activities
    Oversee the maintenance of IT policies and procedures
    Coordinate the implementation of compliance policies of all Cloud related activities
    Manage the development of IT metrics
    Oversee the compliance of mergers and acquisitions
    Manage all IT Governance related Audits
    Assure all of IT maintains compliance consistent with appropriate policies 


    Candidates must demonstrate a strong working knowledge of the IT Governance function, ITIL and software development processes. ITIL foundation certification, intimate knowledge of software development lifecycles (waterfall and agile) are desired, Cobit certification is a plus. Candidates must be able to discuss the interrelationships of IT processes as they work in concert to support IT operations.   Additionally, qualified candidates will be able to discuss their familiarity with IT policies and processes that support the governance process.


    Knowledge requirements include:
    ITIL foundation certification
    Intimate knowledge of software development lifecycles (waterfall and agile)

    Cobit a plus
    NIST Standards 800-53 and 800-171
    Sarbanes Oxley
    Agile Development Processes
    DOD Security Requirements Guide
    NIST standards

    SRG standards


    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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