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Job #: R-00110235
Location: Camp Springs, MD
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Project Management Lead

Unleash Your Potential

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. 

If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading! 

The Project Management Lead will work with our customer’s, project managers, internal task or functional staff, and support personnel to execute the AFNCR ITS Program Mission. The successful candidate will be able to work in a fast-paced environment that requires team interaction and coordination of efforts. The candidate will be accountable for prioritizing, planning, organizing, training, assessing, and managing resources to ensure that projects are executed within scope and time constraints.  While part of a team environment, the  Lead will also work individually, and may assist other team members on moderately complex projects, tasks, or assignments.

As a Project Mangement Lead for the Air Force customer, the candidate will serve as a primary point of contact for select Project Management office projects and activities. 

Your greatest work is ahead! 

The Mission

Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. 

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Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!

The Challenge:

  • As a Project Team Lead for the Air Force, the candidate will serve as a primary point of contact for select Project Management office projects and activities. 

  • Interfacing with DOJ officials to coordinate, schedule, and manage discrete Peer Review projects.

  • Engaging with subject matter experts for assignments and monitoring work activities.

  • Lead projects from inception through delivery, coordinating all related functions, tasks and schedule aspects.

  • Ensure all related resources across multiple task order and functional, subcontractor and related support organizations have defined tasking, meet project timelines.  

  • Primary tasks are related to achieving Leidos P&L responsibilities.

  • Coordinate all aspects of projects content across the various involved functions from initiation through project completion.

  • Provide hands-on efforts to characterizing the projects content in preparation for input to the appropriate organizations to ensure complete end-to-end execution of the projects.

  • Review, analyze and evaluate task output for complete, correct and complaint project submittals to the customer.

  • Work with the technical/programmatic subject matter experts to characterize the project solutions for communication/charts for review and approval for submittal to Leidos customers.

  • Day to day tasks require a hands-on, action oriented individual.

  • Training and managing staff to manage workloads, while ensuring compliance with processes and procedures, as well as meeting project deadlines.

  • Managing projects to successful completion, meeting schedule deadlines, service levels, and performance targeted. 

  • Participating in regular process improvement and quality initiatives.

  • Participating in and providing support for special projects.

What Sets You Apart:

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience and 5+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 3+ years of prior relevant experience, additional years of experience will be accepted in lieu of a degree. 

  • Experience in team leadership role.

  • Significant experience in project operation/management type environment.

  • Demonstrated customer service in high volume, deadline focused environment.

  • Experience with process improvement and quality assurance activities.

  • Excellent problem-solving and customer service skills

  • Analytical and critical thinking skills.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Flexibility to manage shifting schedules and priorities.

  • Strong computer, Microsoft office skills (Outlook, Teams, MS Project, PowerPoint, Excel). 

  • PMP Certification.

You Might Also Have:

  • Requirement Analysis.

  • Internal and external customer interfacing skills. 

  • Business Development.

Clearance Required: 

  • Active DoD Secret clearance.


Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

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

Pay and Benefits

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].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Commitment to Diversity

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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