Senior GIS/IT/Remote Sensing Project Director

Fairfax, Virginia
Mar 07, 2019
Jul 19, 2019
Full Time
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

Dewberry is currently seeking a Senior GIS/IT/Remote Sensing Project Director for our Geospatial and Technology Services Group in Fairfax, VA or Tampa, FL. This is an excellent career opportunity for an individual to join and lead a team of professionals while working in a multidisciplinary consulting and engineering firm. The firm succeeds through the individual and collaborative skills of its people therefore we offer opportunities for professional growth while working with and applying the latest technology. Typical projects involve managing medium to large GIS/IT and Remote Sensing-related projects for state, federal, local and commercial clients across the US.


  • Direct and supervise a team of GIS/IT and Remote Sensing Project Managers while ensuring our services meet our clients' needs and quality requirements.
  • Lead and mentor project managers and complex project teams.
  • Develop and manage proposals, budgets, schedules, billings, and contracts.
  • Lead Business Development for GIS/IT and remote sensing services, and maintain strong client relationships.
  • Develop and conduct presentations to clients and other critical stakeholders.
  • Effectively interface with sub-consultants and any other business relationships associated with projects.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BS/BA in applicable field.
  • A minimum of 15 years of relevant experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of GIS technology and services, including ESRI's Enterprise GIS Suite.
  • Familiar with open source GIS technology and services.
  • Extensive experience managing projects related to GIS Information Systems, database/web programming and services, SQL/Oracle DBMS, GIS Application development.
  • Working knowledge of Remote Sensing technology.
  • Experience in managing projects for federal, state, local and commercial clients.
  • The ability to market related services and to present our services to both internal and external clients is critical to the success of the individual in this position.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work within a team environment.
  • Currently hold an active secret clearance or ability to obtain one.
  • Travel when necessary to client sites or other Dewberry offices.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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