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Job #: R-00101006
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Are you ready to make an impact and join a creative, forward-thinking team? We’re looking for innovators and forward-thinkers to help us do great things.

Leidos is seeking a Deputy Program Manager to provide senior leadership on a large, high-profile DOD contract at Ft. Meade, MD.

Defense Enclave Services (DES) will serve as the Department of Defense’s main vehicle to unify IT networks to support agencies and field activities that take place outside military services. Leidos needs the best talent in the industry to accommodate the size, scope, and complexity of this effort. 

Must have an active DoD Secret clearance.

•Provide senior management to solve large-scale, complex, logistics and resource management challenges
•evaluate environment to identify new opportunities to create value for the customer and Leidos
•Provide program direction and guidance for all contractor personnel assigned to DES related task(s) including assigning tasks to contractor personnel, supervising on-going technical efforts, and managing the project performance.
•Senior-level point of contact for the program, and ensures personnel associated with the program are effectively supporting customer needs. 
•Meet all technical, financial, and contractual and performance requirements to bring about the successful completion of specific program goals and objectives.
•Interact regularly with the government customer to understand where Leidos can bring innovations and efficiencies to support the government mission and maintain and sustain critical infrastructure.
•Support a complex IT effort and the knowledge/experience with core technical areas of the program.
•Provide the leadership and have the interpersonal communication skills necessary to inspire, lead, direct and manage a complex subcontract. 
•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.
•Handle the quality and efficiency of the project performance, to include both technical issues and businesses processes.
•Report all significant technical challenges, problems, issues, as soon as they are discovered to Leidos and customer management, as appropriate.

•Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience; additional relevant experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
•7+ years Project Management experience on large scare operations and maintenance contracts with a total contract value of at least $50M.
•Demonstrated experience managing a complex project, task order, or program of similar size (managing 75+ personnel, including Program Management, Sustainment, Strategy, Design, and Migration for IT infrastructure initiatives.
•Demonstrated ability to effectively direct a program in a high tempo, high demand environment.
•Strong verbal and written communication skills.
•Ability to guide and manage diverse workforce. Strong track record of organizational leadership and business management, including strong analytical, presentation, and problem-solving skills.

·MUST have experience in a variety of infrastructure projects-Data center, network, storage, server, etc.

•Consulting firm experience.
•Current PMI/PMP.


External Referral Eligible

Pay Range:

Pay Range $118,300.00 - $182,000.00 - $245,700.00

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 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.   For more information, visit

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