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Job #: R-00093338
Location: Columbia, MD
Category: Software Development
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: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

The Cyber and SIGINT Solutions Operation under the Intelligence Group of Leidos is seeking an experienced Program Portfolio Lead with a TS/SCI with polygraph clearance for a program in Columbia, MD.

PROGRAM SUMMARY: The Prototype Development Support program is a TTO-based, LOE program in support of our customer’s Operations organization.  Through new development and rapid prototyping, this program looks to help its customer find new and better data sources and tradecraft to answer new and existing intelligence questions to accomplish its mission.  Working across all areas, using methods that run the gamut from leading edge visualizations, analytic development and new technology research, the program constantly strives to provide the best solutions for the customer to address their mission needs, all in a fast paced, highly collaborative challenging environment.

Primary Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Be the primary interface between customer (task order leads, technical directors, team leads) and the program contractor PMO

  • Be the primary interface between technical staff and PMO

  • Coordinate requirement changes with customers and PMO 

  • Have a lead role in selecting appropriate Leidos and subcontractor candidates to fill positions. This requires some technical understanding of software development, big data analytics and customer mission. 

  • Have regular interaction with the technical performers

  • Be responsible to assess and monitor performance; coach / mentor as needed; address performance concerns; identify issues and resolve when possible

  • Monitor risks associated with TTOs and develop mitigation plans, as appropriate

  • Manage TTO status deliverables and support internal and external program reviews

  • Be a key contributor to semi-annual award fee self-evaluation process

  • Be a key contributor to quarterly technical review briefings

  • Serve as a front line supervisor for Leidos staff

  • Look to identify opportunities for program growth

What you will like about this position: 

You will:

  • Be a core member of the PDSII PMO

  • Be an important part of a large program

  • Have responsibility and ownership

  • Assist our team in meeting important customer mission needs

  • Use your technical background to assure we have the right staff to meet our customer’s needs

Basic Qualifications

At least 16 years of general experience in computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline. A bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline, may be substituted for four years of general experience. A master’s degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline, may be substituted for an additional two years of general experience.

At least five years of experience in software-intensive projects and programs for government or industry customers.

Excellent customer interaction skills

  • Excellent people management skills

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • Ability to work on high visibility tasks

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task

Desired Skills

  • Domain knowledge in customer missions and technologies

  • Minimum of 5 years project / task management experience (task order contracts preferred)

Experience managing projects with multiple subcontractors

Pay Range:

Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00

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 www.Leidos.com.

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 Leidos.com 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].

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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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