• COOP - Pandemic and Infectious Disease - TS/SCI with poly required

    Job Locations USA-VA-Chantilly
    Job ID
    Number of Positions
    Job Function
    Program Management
    Security Clearance Level
    Top Secret/SCI
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    **Position requires an active in-scope TS/SCI clearance and polygraph.**


    a. Maintain and continually improve infectious disease and pandemic influenza program. Update annually enterprise pandemic influenza and infectious disease plan.
    b. Develop COOP plan, update it annually, and ensure the COOP plan fits in with enterprise COOP program.
    c. Train personnel on how to execute their responsibilities as defined in the COOP
    plan and serve as a subject matter expert resource to personnel on COOP responsibilities, actions, and activities.
    d. Prepare and present briefings to management on emergency management,
    COOP, and enterprise Infectious Disease and Pandemic Influenza activities/issues.
    Review and produce after action reports/corrective action plans for real world crises such as severe snow storms, earthquakes, or other nature-related or man-made events as well as for all EM and COOP exercises.
    e. Participate with other Directorates and Offices to further corporate programs that aid emergency management and enterprise COOP such as the enterprise effort to acquire an alert notification system and the enterprise effort to stand up an enterprise COOP program.


    GDIT duties may include:

    Serves as a top level technical or functional expert, often working on multiple projects and programs.

    1. Serves as a top level technical or functional expert supporting one or more clients and unlimited user groups.
    2. Performs highly specialized technical tasks associated with cutting-edge technologies.
    3. Works with user groups to solve business problems with available technology including hardware, software, databases, and peripherals.
    4. Applies expert functional knowledge and experience to significant business projects or processes.
    5. May perform business development activities, including providing technical input to proposal efforts.
    6. Provides guidance and training to less experienced staff.
    7. May serve as a technical task or project leader.
    8. May have supervisory responsibilities.
    9. Maintains current knowledge of relevant developments in area of expertise.
    10. Participates in special projects as required.


    1. Bachelors Degree in a related discipline.


    2. Masters Degree preferred.


    Candidate must possess the following certifications: Certified Business Continuity Planner and FEMA Certified Continuity Practitioner



    • A minimum of 10 recent years of continuity of operations (COOP) experience - preferably with an Intelligence Community or DoD agency - to include capturing essential functions, developing COOP plans, guiding mission essential personnel on COOP responsibilities, and supporting operations at a COOP site.
    • Prior experience developing and maintaining US Government COOP policies and have experience analyzing and implementing Federal COOP regulations/directives within a US Government agency.
    • Prior experience developing and executing an Infectious Disease/Pandemic Influenza preparedness and response program for a US Government agency.
    • A minimum of 5 years of emergency management preparedness and execution work experience, to include all aspects of emergency management mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery planning.
    • Demonstrated experience developing complex briefing materials for US Government senior leaders.
    • Proficient computer/technology skills using business software products.
    • Must be able to travel to domestic and overseas locations, sometimes on short notice.

    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. 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.




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