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Job #: R-00102858
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?
The Leidos DES (Defense Enclave Services) team is supporting an extensive digital modernization program critical to DISA and Fourth Estate Agencies and currently has an opening for an Operations Lifecycle Replacement Manager at Ft Meade.
The Defense Enclave Services (DES) contract will unify the DOD Fourth Estate Defense Agencies and Field Activities’ (DAFA) common use information technology systems, personnel, functions, and program elements under the direction of DISA’s Fourth Estate Network Optimization program office.  
•Must hold an active Secret security clearance and be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance. (US Citizenship required)
•Provide support to the Defense Enclave Services Operation (DES-Ops) leadership team by managing operational events including, but not limited to, Technology Refresh, New Technology insertion, Life-Cycle Replacement, Contract Deliverable (CDRL) Management, Staffing, Basis of Estimates oversight, and program review support. 
•Manage projects executed by the DES Operation Team.
•Work with the program and government stakeholders to improve project management processes and procedures. 
•Work with functional support teams, including, operations team subject matter experts, project controls, contracts, subcontracts, and security, to ensure projects are executed, efficiently; and meet cost, performance, and schedule objectives.
•Work with technical teams to report project status and assist with other support tasks, as required. 
•Set project goals and coming up with plans to meet those goals; maintain project timeframes, conduct risk assessments, budget estimates and status reports.
•Coordinate project team members and develop schedules and individual assignments.
•Implement IT strategies that deliver projects on schedule and within budget.
•Use project management tools to track project performance and schedule adherence.
•Manage the DES Operations Team CDRL process and the delivery of required documentation. 
•Manage the DES Operations Team Acceptable Quality Level (AQL) process and the delivery of required documentation. 
•Assist with the maintenance of the program’s Integrated Data Environment (SharePoint).
•Assist with the development of content for program reviews and contract milestones.
•Support the technical publications team with writing, peer reviews, quality reviews, and file management support.
•Attend technical meetings, change request and ASI scheduling meetings, and prepare formal written minutes (as required) for delivery to the government.
•BA degree and 12+ years of prior relevant experience; additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
•Experience in performing project audits; monitor/tracking of corrective actions; managing process improvement; performing process checks on internal procedures; and reviewing contract deliverables.
•Able to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
•Good verbal and written skills
•Proficiency with MS Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, SharePoint, and PowerPoint).
•Ability to work with technical leads and subject matter experts to comprehend and define resource needs to ensure operational readiness
•Experience working with Program Management Office leaders for very large DoD contracts.
•Proficiency with software development tools.
•PMP Certification.
External Referral Eligible

Pay Range:

Pay Range $105,300.00 - $162,000.00 - $218,700.00

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® 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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