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Job #: R-00118669
Location: Crane, IN
Category: Top Management ENG
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Hybrid Remote
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Looking for an opportunity to make an impact? Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries. At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. 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. Your greatest work is ahead! 

As part of the Dynetics Group at Leidos, the Electronic Warfare (EW) Division is at the forefront of researching, designing, and developing EW systems, microelectronics, high speed/hypersonic weapon systems, directed energy systems, and related technologies for our nation’s defense.  The Technical Director will be responsible for capturing and executing game-changing research and development programs in the areas of microelectronics and hypersonics.  This position is in Crane, IN with up to 50% travel.

We’re looking for someone with an entrepreneurial mindset to develop, capture, and execute new business in the Crane, IN region that develop advanced solutions to pacing national security problems.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide program execution oversight of a diverse portfolio of strategic programs in Hypersonics and Microelectronics.  Instill program and product management best-practices and a culture of operational excellence to guide successful execution from mission, technical and business perspectives. 

  • Manage new business pipeline to ensure company business development and capture processes are properly followed. Monitor, forecast, and meet annual business plan financial targets, growth objectives, and technical performance objectives.

  • Lead and/or support strategic or complex business captures and proposals to include interfacing with customers, developing technical concepts and solutions, assessing risk, preparing and presenting gate reviews, and developing sound basis of estimates.

  • Conduct or oversee after-action reviews of all business opportunities to document lessons learned and identify necessary process adjustments.

  • Participate in formulation and refinement of technical area strategy and in implementation, allocation, and flowdown optimizing structural and execution aspects of the organization in line with the strategy. 

  • Coordinate and conduct meetings with customer, clients, competitors, and teammates in support of strategic company business pursuits and client assessments.

  • Manage a multi-disciplinary engineering team to include multiple subcontractors

  • Lead the team and ensure the production and delivery of a wide array of contract deliverables.

  • Manage cost, schedule, and performance for a diverse set of tasks being performed by staff from multiple technical and non-technical disciplines.

  • Develop staffing plans and perform recruitment and minimize attrition.

  • Oversee employees training and career development providing mentorship and leadership across the entire organization technical and programmatic teams.

  • Establish and maintain strategic partnerships with critical collaboration partners outside the company – establishing teaming arrangements, joint pursuits, and suggesting M&A opportunities and initiatives. 

Basic Qualifications

  • Evidence of executing large, complex programs, including Earned Value Management System (EVMS) programs.

  • Previous P&L responsibilities across a diverse and complex portfolio for a technology-driven organization.  Demonstrated track record of business strategic execution and business growth.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop advanced microelectronics concepts for mission needs. 

  • Evidence of writing successful large, complex proposals.

  • Current Top Secret security clearance or higher; eligibility for SCI and Special Access clearances.

  • Direct experience working in a classified environment.

  • MS or BS/BA with equivalent experience and 15+ years of prior relevant experience in business management, program management, engineering, and business development or Masters with 10+ years or prior relevant experience.

  • 10+ years of experience supervising or team leadership experience.

  • 10+ years managing highly technical programs in a relevant technical or business domain – managing cost, schedule, and technical aspects. 

  • Demonstrated experience with generating new business in a relevant technical or business domain including follow-on growth to existing projects and establishment of strong customer relationships. 

  • Excellent written and verbal communications, with an ability to adapt communication to a specific audience through face-to-face interactions, briefings, documentation, white papers, and proposals. 


Electronic Warfare

Pay Range:

Pay Range $142,350.00 - $257,325.00

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 46,000 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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