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Job #: R-00088894
Location: Vienna, VA
Category: Intel
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking an Operations Coordinator to serve within the Program Management Office for a large-scale language services and operational support program in Vienna, VA.  The position requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance.  The successful candidate will be responsible for managing, leading, and otherwise supporting a cadre of language officers dispersed across multiple geographical areas – including warzones – with minimal day-to-day supervision from the PM. 


  • Partner with Leidos Program Manager to serve as first line supervisor for team of approximately two dozen linguist personnel supporting a global, high-impact customer mission. 

  • Plan and coordinate all facets of travel for linguist personnel, including airfare, lodging, visas/passports, vouchers/reimbursement, and required training for customer TDYs.

  • Respond to time-sensitive and highly fluid situations involving Leidos employees overseas, including personnel serving in warzones and other high-threat environments. 

  • Coordinate daily with Leidos and customer leadership to ensure all mission requirements and performance expectations are being satisfactorily met.

  • Maintain substantive and situational awareness of international events, which have the potential to affect Leidos employees’ safety while TDY on behalf of the customer.

  • Review and approve timesheets for approximately two dozen employees on a daily and weekly basis, ensuring correct utilization of time codes, differential pay, and extra work week (EWW). 

  • Provide guidance to assist employees with professional development and growth. 

  • Conduct annual performance evaluations for Leidos team members.


  • Candidates must possess ACTIVE TS/SCI w/ Polygraph.

  • Candidates must possess strong written and oral English skills.

  • Candidates must demonstrate strong communication skills and interpersonal skills, including confidence to engage with senior levels of management (Leidos and customer).

  • Candidates must be comfortable functioning in a highly dynamic work environment, to include responding to short-fuse requests and tight deadlines from customer leadership.

  • Candidates must be able to perform effectively in both individual and team environments, including in highly diverse, multicultural settings. 

  • Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office software suite, including Outlook, Word, and Excel.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working within the U.S. Intelligence Community or U.S. Military, especially in roles dedicated to HUMINT and/or counter-terrorism missions. 

  • Experience supporting a language services program and/or working directly with language officers, resulting in familiarity with the language services mission, needs, and common challenges.

  • Experience planning or conducting TDYs on behalf of a U.S. Government or Military customer.

  • Prior travel overseas and/or overseas residence – either personal or professional.

  • Knowledge of foreign languages and cultures, especially exposure to Arabic language and the Middle East.

Education Requirements

  • BA degree or equivalent and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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