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Job #: R-00117960
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Hybrid Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Defense

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Are you ready to make an impact and join a creative, forward-thinking team? We’re looking for innovators and forward-thinkers to help us do great things.

Leidos is seeking a talented Sr. Project Manager to lead the execution of a large-scale complex migration planning effort at Ft. Meade, MD. 

•Must hold an active Secret security clearance . (US Citizenship required)

The Project Manager will direct a team of engineers and administrators skilled in networks, cyber, servers, storage, data center facilities, and audio/video technology to join our Defense Enclave Services (DES) team. The candidate’s duties will include, but are not limited to, managing customer relationships, conducting interviews to better understand customer preferences and pain-points, guiding the technical team and the continuous improvement of service delivery. Ensuring solutions are delivered with high quality and in a timely manner is a key priority.

•Create high-quality presentations and briefing status to key stakeholders.
•Plan, coordinate, and manage and agile team of technical professionals.
•Oversee the management of 8+ direct reports.
•Integrate all functions and activities necessary to ensure the project/program meets client/customer requirements.
•Direct project team members, manage cost and schedule, ensure contract compliance, and serve as customer interface.
•Manage technical aspects, costs, and schedule of assigned tasks or functions.
•Provide direction while engaging multi-discipline teams and responding to business needs.
•Make decisions at the project team-level and properly escalate issues that cannot be resolved timely.
•Direct team members (e.g., executives, subject matter experts, controllers, schedulers, etc.) through the project lifecycle.
•Create project management plans, set expectations, and ensure plans are driven by organizational procedures.
•Coordinate with cross-functional stakeholders to develop project scope, objectives, goals, and deliverables.
•Ensure requirements are gathered, documented, reviewed, and approved per organizational/program standards.
•Ensure projects are delivered on-time, within budget, and remain in scope; monitor and track project dependencies.
•Create a work breakdown structure defining all activities required for project deliverables.
•Manage project budget - maintain financial plan, track actuals vs. plan, provide monthly forecasts, report monthly accruals.

•Bachelor's Degree and 8+ years' experience; additional experience in lieu of degree.
•Experience as a Project Manager managing technical projects in the customer's environment.
•Experience managing multiple high-level projects in a fast-paced environment.
•Proven experience coordinating and synchronizing a number of IT projects, developing and maintaining a master schedule, developing and maintaining a high-level budget, and preparing senior management communication briefs.
•Proven experience briefing senior management and working with commercial vendors.
•Experience utilizing MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
•Proven experience streamlining processes and procedures.

•PMP Certification.


External Referral Eligible

Pay Range:

Pay Range $118,300.00 - $182,000.00 - $245,700.00

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 47,000 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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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].

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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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