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Job #: R-00099881
Location: Omaha, NE
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has a Senior Program Manager (PM) position open in our Omaha, NE office.  The Senior Program Manager (PM) is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating agile teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering agile software that provide exceptional value to customers. Duties include ensuring that the program meets the required delivery goals and metrics within the scope, schedule, and budget constraints. This position requires consistent interfacing with the customer as well as business and functional leadership, staff, and subcontractors. Additionally, the PM establishes and implements tactical and operational plans for the C2SES4 program with significant impact on the achievement of corporate functional results.  The PM will develop short-to mid-term strategies to ensure that functional results are achieved. The PM will be responsible for managing resources in support of three applications in a system of systems framework.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Directs all activities that have significant impact on the achievement of results for the C2SES4 program

  • Ensure successful management of program and ensures complete transparency for the customer

  • Responsible for creating workforce and staffing plans that ensures efficient use of resources.

  • Establish, maintain and expand strong customer relationships via face-to-face meetings, informal tag-ups, and open communication with senior level government officials

  • Resolve highly complex problems that typically involve multiple customers quickly and with limited information

  • Collaborate with executive leadership regarding matters of significant importance to the organization

  • Conduct briefings with senior leaders on the project or in the job function.

  • Collaborate with government Product Owners and functional managers to segment current requirements into the appropriate story and release stages

  • Support the government customer in managing customer expectations for program deliverables, stakeholder communications, and helping to implement an effective system of program governance

  • Use a high level of knowledge and experience in blending traditional program management principles and practices with an Agile development approach

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in a technical discipline with a minimum of 12 years of relevant experience

  •  A minimum of 7+ years of experience as a Program Manager leading successful efforts of similar nature, complexity, and size

  • Experience in full Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional program management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions

  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience as a Program Manager successfully managing and implementing software programs using Agile methodologies.

  • Experience leading projects in one or more of the following domains: Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe); Large Scale Scrum (LeSS); Agile/DevOps methods and tools; Dev/Ops Team Interactions; Software development with continuous integration and automated test frameworks.

  • Experience overseeing multi-functional teams with at least 10-15 team members

  • Experience providing leadership to development teams and able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex risks/issues, and provide recommendations for project improvement

  • Experience with managing contract details, including estimating, scheduling, budgeting, issue resolution, and authoring proposals/statements of work

  • Must possess a Top-Secret clearance based on a Special Background Investigation and be eligible for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI), Nuclear Command and Control (NC2) and Special Access Program (SAP) access.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MA or MS, 10+ years of experience as a Program Manager leading Agile software development teams
  • Experience with USSTRATCOM ISPAN domain
  • Experience with the C2SES Suite of Software Applications: NPES, FSR, and FSAM
  • PMP certification
  • PMI-ACP, CSM, Lean Six Sigma, or equivalent certification

Pay Range:

Pay Range $142,350.00 - $219,000.00 - $295,650.00

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.

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

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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].

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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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