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Job #: R-00111703
Location: Melbourne, FL
Category: Administrative
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2,000
Group: Defense

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The Program Support Specialist will contribute to the efficient operation of the US National Data Center program team by tracking and facilitating timely completion of program office action items and deliverables.

The chosen applicant will maintain awareness of all action items and deliverables and monitor progress toward completion, in addition to contributing to the deliverables where applicable. 

This position requires an experienced person with demonstrated office and program support expertise, superior professional demeanor, and the ability to learn and accomplish a wide variety of day-to-day responsibilities that ensure program success. 

Must be able to communicate effectively to internal and external program participants in writing, on the phone, and in person to assist the Program Manager and Coordinators in accomplishing critical program related decisions. 

Position requires candidate to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance to work in the customer facility at Patrick Space Force Base, FL; however, several tasks can be accomplished remotely to allow for partial teleworking.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide direct project support to the Program Management team and coordinators.

  • Prepare, edit, publish, and submit project deliverables.

  • Track and report on project contract metrics

  • Coordinate meetings, travel, leave, and visitors,

  • Coordinate team specific activities such as onboard new hires, track contract required security and training requirements, and manage account and physical access requests.

  • Must provide well-written, organized documentation, consistent with acceptable standards of writing.

  • Proficiency with Word, PowerPoint, Excel and SharePoint.

  • Perform a wide range of office management and coordination tasks with limited supervision.

  • Managing and tracking numerous action items and deliverables to facilitate timely completion.

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS and 2+ years of relevant experience; additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree

  • Must be U.S. Citizen and have the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance

  • Proficiency in MS Office specifically PowerPoint, Excel, and SharePoint.

  • Understanding of process governance; solid organization skills and attention to detail.

  • Experience with document management, including technical editing and formatting based on appropriate style guides.

  • Ability to develop and deliver clear, concise written artifacts.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize work, and meet project deadlines.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active Secret clearance

  • Experience with MS Project and Integrated Master Schedule management and reporting.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $48,750.00 - $75,000.00 - $101,250.00

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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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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