Vice President of Information Technology - Top Secret

Top Secret, vice president, information technology, IT
Full Time
Depends on Experience

Job Description

WANTED: a mission driven professional with a Top Secret Clearance and experience leading large Information Technology Operations & Maintenance (IT O&M) programs for the federal government to become our next Vice President of Information Technology in Sterling, VA.

Experience leading agile, responsive teams using principles from the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and/or DevSecOps is preferred.

As a Vice President of Information of Technology you will:

  • Provide leadership and management expertise supporting a large federal law enforcement customer with a critical mission supporting the nation. 
  • Receive a competitive compensation and benefits package, to include our Employee Stock Ownership Plan!
  • Be part of an empowered culture where you are a key contributor to the success of the company
  • Lead a team of highly skilled, driven, and supportive professionals
  • Continue growing your skills and knowledge

A week in the life of a Vice President of Information Technology:

  • You will lead and manage all aspects of a large scale ($100M+) IT Operations and Maintenance (O&M) contract, including Enterprise IT Operations, Engineering and Test Support, Field Support, Cybersecurity and other functional areas. 
  •  You will be responsible for leading and supervising a diverse team; providing responsive, timely, and high-quality customer support; formulating and enforcing work standards and compliance with customer and corporate policies; assigning and managing contractor schedules and resources; ensuring the completeness, quality and timeliness of all deliverables and services; and communicating effectively with the customer, contractor team and corporate leadership.


Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Our employee-owners are encouraged to make a difference, implement new ideas in a collaborative environment, and focus on mission critical success. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day. Join us!

AWARDED “BEST OF THE BEST” by U.S. Veterans Magazine, "BEST FOR VETS" by Military Times, and “TOP 10 MILITARY FRIENDLY EMPLOYER” by



  • Current Top Secret Security Clearance
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certified
  • Bachelor’s Degree in an IT related field; Master’s Degree preferred
  • ITIL Foundations certification; ITIL V4 preferred
  • Current Agile Certification Agile Framework (SAFe) certification preferred
  • Experience leading or supporting agile, responsive teams using principles from the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and/or DevSecOps is preferred.
  • Security+ or equivalent cybersecurity certification preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of directly related management experience in IT
  • Experience managing service level agreements (SLAs) for a contract of similar size and scope
  • Experience managing the migration of systems to a cloud environment preferred
  • Earned value management (EVM) experience preferred
  • High level of integrity and accountability
  • Must be willing to disclose any/all past illegal drug use and certify no use of marijuana within the last 3 years nor illegal drugs other than marijuana in the last 10 years


Skills and abilities:

  • Highly motivated, self-starter and team player with a high energy level and willingness to aggressively take on responsibility.
  • Demonstrated ability to approach job responsibilities with a focus on process improvement.
  • IT O&M knowledge and experience.
  • Able to work and effectively communicate with all levels of management
  • Strong verbal and writing skills.
  • Unconditional integrity and commitment to achieving goals.
Dice Id : 10169273
Position Id : 20181375-246
Originally Posted : 2 years ago
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