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Job #: R-00094184
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries. At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

Your greatest work is ahead!

Leidos is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the overall Program Manager position for a Navy Defensive Cyber Operations system production program.  The U.S. Navy’s Defensive Cyber Ops (DCO) capability is the means by which to achieve cyberspace detection-in-depth for maritime forces afloat and ashore. This candidate will have overall Program Management responsibilities for the Program, reporting directly to the Leidos VP, Enterprise & Cyber Solutions Operation, Navy Division.  The PMO for the system is located at NAVWAR Old Town Campus, Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego, CA.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. To explore and learn more, click here!

Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for meeting all technical, financial, and contractual and performance requirements to bring about the successful completion of specific program goals and objectives

  • Serve as the main point of contact for the Contracting Officer (CO), the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), the Government Program Manager, and the Contractor’s senior management

  • Directly contribute to program efforts in several areas, including cost management/avoidance, schedule estimation and tracking, contract performance management, risk management, requirements analysis, and quality assurance activities

  • Utilize expert communication skills needed to direct the skilled technical resources and report on the technical progress, issues, and problem areas, as well as write and review technical documents

  • Responsible for program/project management operations and resourcing of all program and project requirements, including staffing, GFE accountability, and tasking responses

  • Communicate and coordinate the resolution of all project related problems to the appropriate project Government lead 

  • Provides expert guidance and direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians and managers. Directs multiple contractor and subcontractor teams through to project completion

Basic Qualifications 

  • BA/BS and 12 or more years of prior relevant experience; or a Masters degree and 10 or more years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Project Management Professional ® Certification.

  • Demonstrated experience managing a complex project, Task Order, or program of similar size (managing remote workforce and dispersed company site employees, including Program Management, Integrated System Engineering, Integrated Cyber Support, Production.

  • Demonstrated experience overseeing and determining manpower requirements for projects similar in scope and complexity referenced above, and consisting of a diversity of technical skill sets and labor categories.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial and performance monitoring of contracts (e.g. performance metrics).

  • Demonstrated knowledge of DoD IT and IA standards, processes, policy, and regulations.

  • Demonstrated experience in complex supply chain risk management processes

  • Demonstrated experience evaluating a complex project, Task Order, or program to identify and eliminate operational inefficiencies.

  • EVMS experience on DoD program

  • An active Secret Clearance is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience as a Program Manager or significant leadership position supporting the Navy NAVWAR Enterprise. Alternate (less desirable): DoD program experience

  • Prior experience managing production / “build to print” programs

Clearance Required

  • Requires active Secret security clearance


US Navy Defensive Cyber Ops

Pay Range:

Pay Range $124,800.00 - $192,000.00 - $259,200.00

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.

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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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