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Job #: R-00102594
Location: Frederick, MD
Category: Life Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2000.00
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Do you want to make a positive impact on the scientific community and the future of healthcare?

The Life Sciences division within the Leidos Health Group is seeking a Biomedical Research Program Analyst with knowledge of program management activities within Department of Defense (DoD) and/or other federal biomedical research and development (R&D) programs.

* This position is based in Frederick, Maryland with telework option negotiable for local candidates and may involve some local travel and limited other travel (typically less than 1 week per year).

* This is NOT a lead/supervisory/manager role. This is NOT a laboratory position nor heavily science-oriented.

Your greatest work is ahead!

The Program Analyst will provide diverse analytical and operational support for a range of activities associated with strategic and execution-level management of biomedical R&D programs.  These activities include strategic program planning; conduct of program evaluations and market research; review and/or development of business processes and administrative policies associated with research operations; analysis and tracking of research program technical and business data; and development of reports and briefings.  The analyst will work with research programs spanning a broad range of biomedical investigation, ranging from basic research through clinical studies, and involving diverse scientific areas including human physiology and performance, neuroscience, microbiology, immunology, toxicology, pharmacology, medical devices, and medical information systems.

What you will do:

  • Contribute to the design and execution of projects involving collection and analysis of standard business, scientific, and programmatic data.

  • Conduct detailed analysis, integration, categorization, and summarization of a broad spectrum of biomedical, health-related, and/or programmatic information and data in tabular, graphic, and/or narrative formats, as well as within information systems.

  • Coordinate data calls to program offices and laboratories, including preparing templates and instructions, tracking and collection of responses, and review and integration of the data.  May also prepare data call responses.

  • Gather data from diverse sources including but not limited to federal databases, public websites, and direct interviews with subject matter experts.

  • Provide conclusions and recommendations based on data analysis and other activities to inform program planning and project execution.

  • Coordinate with government program managers and program management staff in completing projects.

  • Support the planning and coordinating of technical and management meetings (e.g., program review meetings, scientific workshops, program planning meetings, scientific or business working group meetings), including logistics arrangements and the development of meeting documentation when needed.

  • Serve as the lead for projects of moderate complexity.

What You Need to Succeed (Basic Qualifications):

  • Bachelor’s degree in the biomedical sciences or other discipline relevant to medical R&D and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience not limited to laboratory experience, or Master’s degree with 2-6 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Experience in analyzing and preparing visualizations and summaries of scientific-related and preferably programmatic data, and ability to conduct data analyses in MS Excel.

  • Familiarity with the practice and management of biomedical R&D.

  • Willingness to work across a wide range of rapidly changing and divergent management issues while providing a high level of customer focus and responsiveness, as well as open and frequent coordination and discussion with a multidisciplinary and goal-oriented group.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.

Basic Skills:

  • Detail-oriented with excellent analytical skills, critical thinking, and capable of independent action and initiative.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills in coordinating group activities.

  • Ability to interact in a positive and competent manner with individuals at all levels of responsibility.

How to Stand Out from the Crowd (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Direct experience with federal government or similar R&D program administration/management activities (e.g., strategic planning, program evaluation, program monitoring/oversight, grant management, science policy).

  • Knowledge of the Department of Defense Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) process.

  • Familiarity with scientific/organizational budgets and related administrative processes.

  • Knowledge of principles of project management.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00

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.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit

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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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