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Job #: R-00111987
Location: Remote, US
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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This is an exciting time to join Leidos supporting the AEGIS Program! We are currently seeking a Project Management Office Lead who will look across the AEGIS Enterprise to provide the framework and oversight over the Project Management Office, and be responsible for managing process and procedures ensuring compliance with relevant NASA and Leidos Procedures. This is a key leadership position. The PMO lead will directly supervise a team of technical project managers and coordinators to drive NASA Information Technology projects to successful completion. This role coordinates with the Master Scheduler, Program Management, Business Management Office Personnel, Senior Leaders, Work Package Leads, and Customers to develop and maintain the IMS at the program level and for multiple projects and deliverables.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Management Team, which includes mid-career technical project managers and project support staff. 
  • Maintain appropriate staffing levels for the project management team according to workload and authorized budget.
  • Conduct performance reviews and salary planning for direct reports.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain project processes and procedures for the program.
  • Ensure that all projects adhere to NASA and Leidos standards, policies, and procedures as required. 
  • Actively manage a portfolio of up to several dozen projects through the overall project lifecycle, ensuring cost, schedule, and performance quality. 
  • Manage the project assignments and workloads of subordinate project managers. 
  • Support the development and collection of performance metrics to accurately gauge project success and velocity.
  • Coordinate and engage closely with Government project management lead counterparts.
  • Establish and maintain strong and productive relationships with key stakeholders, both within Leidos and NASA.
  • Regularly brief senior leadership the status of individual projects and the overall portfolio.
  • Collaborate in development and maintenance of the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and related artifacts in compliance with scheduling best practices and applicable standards.
  • Implement program scheduling business rhythms, develop baseline schedules and associated artifacts to meet contractual/project requirements, and monitor / analyze and report performance against baseline schedules to ensure that contractual cost and schedule are met.
  • Schedule Status/Forecast Management/Business Rhythms.
  • Baseline Change Control.
  • Schedule Health Assessments
  • Work with Program Risk Manager on delivering Risk assessments (SRA)/Monte Carlo Analysis (e.g., SSI, Acumen, RiskyProject)

Basic Qualifications

  • Significant experience leading highly dynamic, complex projects that impact organization-wide operations
  • Experience leading and coaching a team of mid-career professionals
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams in a matrixed, geographically dispersed environment and working across organizational boundaries to ensure successful project execution.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills with emphasis on communications with government customers and third-party stakeholders.
  • Ability to set priorities and multi-task in a fast-paced operational environment without direct supervision.
  • Experience working with Agile software development methodology.
  • Experience leading a matrixed team leveraging Agile/Scrum concepts.
  • Familiarity with organizational change management including end user training.
  • Experience creating and implementing plans per project goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrates a high degree of customer service and teamwork.
  • Working knowledge of project management concepts as defined by PMI.
  • Knowledge of ITIL concepts.
  • Experience with MS Project and/or other schedule management tools
  • Working knowledge of cost and schedule integration tools
  • Deep knowledge of scheduling theory and related best-practices (e.g., PASEG)
  • Strong understanding of Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) architecture
  • Understanding of Critical Path and resource loading/management
  • Ability to work independently with overall responsibility for the Master Schedule related to project activity.
  • Proven ability to work well within a team/collaborative environment with Cost Analysts, PMs, CAMs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • ITIL Certification
  • SAFe® Agile Product Manager / Lean Portfolio Manager
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)®
  • Experience with NASA 7120

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 5+ years or prior relevant experience or Masters with 3+ years of prior relevant experience. Generally has 2+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects.

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

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