Director, DLA Information Operations

Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Mar 27, 2023
Apr 03, 2023
Executive, Director
Full Time

  • Management of DLA IT policies and planning, and investment management to include: cyber resilience, technical architecture and infrastructure, emerging technology, research and development, data management and acquisition program management.
  • Managing the DLA IT resource requirements process; developing and maintaining IT configurations, workload, resource, and personnel management plans to ensure the successful development and operations of DLA standard systems.
  • Developing, publishing and maintaining operational, technical and systems architectures, data management structures, and system security measures to effectively support the DoD/DLA mission.
  • The effective allocation of the approximate $1.7B annual Information Technology Management budget to ensure timely infusion of new technology that supports new and innovative business practices and productivity.
  • Effectiveness of the Agency's goal to achieve savings and efficiencies through systems standardization and commercial as a service offerings.
  • Ensuring that DLA's entire IT infrastructure can accommodate DLA and DoD's massive business volume in a timely, cost effective, and professional manner that maximizes customer satisfaction by promoting effective and efficient design.
  • Development, documentation and operation of both internal processes and administrative controls as well as audit readiness requirements for assigned programs.


Conditions of Employment

  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Expenses: Authorized
  • Relocation (Government Home Sale) Expenses: Not Authorized
  • Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Tour of Duty: Set Schedule
  • Overtime Work: Occasionally
  • Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel: Occasionally
  • Security Requirements: Special Sensitive with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)
  • Drug Testing Designated Position: Yes
  • Fair Labor Standards Act: Exempt
  • Bargaining Unit Position: No
  • Financial Filing Statement: Required, Executive Branch Personnel Financial Disclosure Report (OGE-278)
  • Emergency Essential: No
  • Reemployed Annuitant: Does not meet criteria. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at:
  • For an explanation of the conditions of employment, please review the definitions at:
  • All newly appointed career SES members must sign the Reassignment Rights and Obligation Agreement as a condition of appointment into the SES in accordance with DoD Directive 1403.03
  • Selected candidate will be subject to a one-year probationary period in the Senior Executive Service unless required probationary period has been served


Eligibility for this position will be based on clear and comprehensive showing that the applicant has had experience of the scope and quality sufficient to carry out the duties and assignments of the position. Additionally, applicants must possess the essential skills, knowledge, and abilities listed in the Executive Core Qualifications and Technical Qualifications paragraphs below.

  • Leading Change: The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
  • Leading People: The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
  • Results Driven: The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
  • Business Acumen: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
  • Building Coalitions: The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
  • In addition, DoD requires the Enterprise Perspective: The ability to apply a broad point of view and an understanding of individual or organizational responsibilities in relation to DoD or government-wide strategic priorities is required. Executives must demonstrate ability to work with internal and external partners to support national security objectives. This perspective is typically gained through a variety of diverse work experiences. A separate narrative statement is not required. This information should be embedded within the application package (Resume, Technical Qualifications and Executive Core Qualifications).


    1. Demonstrated ability to exercise broad authority in managing, directing and coordinating the operations of a large IT global organization.

    2. Executive-level experience formulating broad, long range, IT acquisition program management, policies and plans; directing the development and implementation of IT architecture and programs; managing information assurance policies and plans; conducting reviews of major IT systems; making decisions on numerous IT issues; and assuring management approaches ensure a high level of customer support satisfaction.

    3. Knowledge and understanding of logistics, including the requirements process, resource management, readiness impacts, data management, procurement and materiel management. Experience with best business processes, process improvement, and innovation.

    Additional information

    Veteran's preference does not apply to the SES.

    COVID19 - Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

    The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances: marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin), phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine), methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone.