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Job #: R-00110187
Location: Columbia, MD
Category: Program Financial Control
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2500
Group: Intelligence

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The Intelligence Group of Leidos is seeking an experienced Earned Value Analyst to support a large Cost Plus program within the Cyber & SIGINT Solutions Operation.

The successful candidate will work alongside a team to support the objectives of a key program in the Operation. The position will have significant impact on the program’s operational accomplishments and will be responsible for specific processes within the program. This position requires a problem solver that can pull together knowledge from a broad range of subjects to produce thorough analyses of complex, challenging issues, and use those analyses to find solutions. Excellent communication skills both internally and externally are essential to the success of this position as we work with all functional peers along with the program teams – both Leidos program teams and the customer program teams.

As part of the PMO of a large and complex program, the individual will lead financial activities with support from local Finance Business Operations leadership and other PFAs on the team. This position requires hands-on experience in the development, maintenance, and/or tracking of Work Breakdown Structures (WBSs) and related dictionaries, the Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS), Control Accounts, Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB), change management process, work authorization process, material control, cost collection, technical performance, integrated reporting, forecasting Estimates at Completion (EACs), and implementing corrective actions.  In addition, this opportunity has significant interface with Project Managers and CAMs

Partial telework permitted, but the final candidate must be able to work in the Columbia office 2-3 days a week.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate EVM efforts with the Cost Account Managers (CAMs)

  • Provide guidance as the EVM subject matter expert for the program

  • Work with the internal Leidos PM and CAMs and the External Customer counterparts to evaluate current EVM data and process improvements

  • Participate in the development of program level processes and procedures to drive efficiencies

  • Exercise independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results and contribute through statistical reporting, analysis, estimates, and auditing

  • Serves as liaisons between the Program Team and cross-functional departments to perform financial research

  • Work in close coordination with project managers to assess program performance for reasonableness against cost and schedule, assist managing change control of scope of work and/or resource allocation

  • Supports the preparation of written, verbal, and quantitative reports for customer deliverables providing a thorough walk through as needed

  • Reporting and variance analysis to include program VARs, Revenue, Profit, Cash, Backlog, Risk and Opportunities

REQUIRED Education, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 4+ years of experience as a financial analyst or a Master’s and 2+ years’ experience as a financial analyst

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel.

  • Must be willing and eligible to complete the paperwork and process to obtain a TS/SCI Polygraph clearance (requires US citizenship).

  • Strong experience in applications of EVMS, Program Controls, and Cost/Schedule Integration processes

  • Thorough knowledge of Government EVM reporting & compliance

  • Experience with baseline planning and change management control

  • Experience in performing cost and schedule analysis on large projects, setting up and maintaining Control Accounts, Work Packages, and Planning Package budgets, collecting actual costs and earned value by Work Package, identifying and analyzing cost variances, preparing periodic performance reports

  • Experience with IPMR (Integrated Program Management Report) deliverables including Formats 1 - 6

  • Basic knowledge of multiple contract types: CPAF, CPFF, FFP, T&M

  • Strong organization, analytical, communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

  • Detail oriented, independent worker, with a strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Perform other job-related responsibilities, as assigned

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Customer focused

Preferred Qualifications

  • Efficiency in MS Project

  • Prior experience in government contracting

Actual Salary Range:

The candidate may expect a salary in the range of 85-95K for this role. The final salary offered will depend on a number of factors including current clearance level, years of relevant experience, and degree.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $66,300.00 - $102,000.00 - $137,700.00

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 45,000 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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