The National Solutions Operation within the Intelligence Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Senior Program Manager (PM) to work in Reston, Virginia. The PM will lead a talented team in developing, operating, and maintaining critical national security solutions. The scope of the program includes Agile SW development and modernization, cyber security, systems compliance and certification, systems engineering, COTS integration, test and evaluation, implementation, and operations and maintenance (O&M) activities.
Leidos is looking for a PM who will plan, coordinate, and manage the actions taken by the organization to initiate and execute a government contract. The PM will serve as the Leidos single point-of-contact with the program office for management and technical matters and contract-level issues. The PM must effectively negotiate differences that may exist between Leidos, our partners, our vendors, and the customer in order to bring together a cohesive/efficiently running software development and maintenance organization. The position will be responsible for managing cost, schedule, quality and risk to ensure contract requirements are met; provide financial reports, collect and analyze project metrics; prepare and participate in informal and formal reviews. We are looking for a team-oriented leader focused on delivering and supporting the strategic goals of our customer. The PM must provide the leadership and have the interpersonal communication skills necessary to inspire, lead, direct, and manage a large, diverse, agile development program. The PM will interface with senior government leaders to help ensure well defined requirements, expectations, and priorities. Additionally, the PM will be a single point of contact for the Contracting Officer and the COR.
Required Education, Experience, and Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related Engineering field with 15+ years prior relevant experience or Master’s and 13 years- experience.
10+ years Project Management experience on large-scale cyber security contracts with a total contract value of at least $700M
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI)
Demonstrate integrity, respect, and a commitment to excellence, collaboration, agility, and diversity
Understanding of Lean, Agile, scrum, Kanban, MBSE, or related concepts and tools for services delivery.
Experience organizing, directing, and managing contract operation support functions involving multiple, complex, and interrelated project tasks
Experience effectively communicating at senior levels within a customer organization
Experience meeting with customer and contractor personnel to formulate and review task plans and deliverable items, and effectively execute in accordance with approved plans
Experience with managing multiple projects, including adjusting to shifting priorities and solving problems quickly
Ability to collaborate with technical staff and customers in forming strategies to improve performance, reliability, and cost effectiveness
Experience with large scale information sharing between teams across multiple locations
Experience mentoring staff in order to maintain high levels of performance and positive morale
Experience managing tools, purchases, and a demonstrated understanding of purchasing systems
Active and in-scope Top Secret/SCI clearance with polygraph.
Master's Degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field.
Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP), Certified Agile Project Manager, or similar
Experience developing a strategic vision for a complex organization, balancing modernization needs with critical daily operations and maintenance requirements.
Experience in how to effectively utilize AI/ML and automation to resolve big infrastructure challenges.
Demonstrate result driven successes from Agile based programs.
Experience with transition and management of Cloud and Hybrid Cloud Environments
Experience managing programs or projects in the federal government environment.
Experience supporting DHS or CISA engineering development contracts
Responsible for all financial, technical, administrative, contractual, and personnel aspects of the contract and component task orders
Expertly manage cross-functional teams responsible for delivering high-quality program capabilities on time and within budget, including Subcontractors and Vendors across multiple locations
Serve as main point of contact for client leadership, the contracting officer, and the COR
Lead cross project planning for Contractor resources, scheduling, milestones, and deliverables
Manage complex, full life-cycle engineering projects from initiation to deployment and implementation
Coordinate resolution of scope and schedule disputes with government and contractor service delivery teams
Identify, assess, and resolve complex business problems/issue/risks and facilitates issue resolution and risk mitigation
Ensure that all work on this contract complies with the contract terms and conditions and is approved/coordinated with senior corporate managers
Pay Range:Pay Range $191,250.00 - $255,000.00 - $318,750.00
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.
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 www.Leidos.com.
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