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Job #: R-00126558
Location: Columbia, MD
Category: Systems Integration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: National Security

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Description

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. 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. With Leidos, you will enjoy competitive benefits such as four or more weeks of Paid Time Off, Flexible Schedules, Discounted Stock Purchase Plans, Unlimited Education and Training Support, Parental Paid Leave, and more!

If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

The Leidos National Security Sector has a career opportunity on our newly awarded Leidos-led Prime Program for a Business Process Engineer at our Leidos facility in Columbia, MD .

Unleash Your Potential

This program is a large, multi-year contract for the development, integration, deployment, and sustainment of large, collection systems. The work that's being done on this Leidos-led, prime contract is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies. Join a tremendous technical team solving hard problems with true mission relevance on emerging technologies.

Your greatest work is ahead!

The Mission
The National Security Sector uses a wide range of capabilities in Digital Modernization, Mission Software Systems, and enabling technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to support our customers’ mission to defend against evolving threats around the world. Our team’s focus is ensuring our intelligence customers have the right tools, technologies, and tactics to keep pace with an ever-evolving security landscape and succeed in their pursuit to protect people and critical assets. From scanning for illicit material at ports and borders to predicting future events and instability up to five years in advance, our products help customers make the world safer. To explore and learn more, click here!

Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career?

The Challenge:

As a Business Process Engineer (BPE), you will play a key role in addressing the developing, configuring and optimizing processes of System and Software engineering life cycle. The BPE will analyze existing processes and schedules, identify areas for improvement, and implementing solutions to enhance operational performance. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to evaluate workflows, identify bottlenecks, and propose innovative solutions to improve productivity. You will implement lean manufacturing principles, develop, and maintain all software and systems scheduling.

Duties also include:

  • Development of process flows; production of documentation; oversight for CM governance activities​
  • Management of systems/software engineering process or business process improvement. 
  • Conduct training, leading organizational change, and team facilitation
  • Knowledge of business process definition, development, documentation, and implementation.
  • Lead and participate in a successful process improvement effort using the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI), Lean Six Sigma, or other similar process improvement methodology.
  • Assist in defining and implementing schedule software (MS Project, Primavera, or specific program-mandated software, etc.) management processes and procedures.
  • Implement schedule version control processes, policies, and procedures.
  • Assist in maintaining and developing the environment for the overall Master Program/Project Schedule and/or integrating multiple project schedules into an overall Master Program Schedule.
  • Maintain the product build, staging, testing, deployment, and integration schedules.
  • Define and implement schedule configuration management processes and procedures, such as creating product build scripts and procedures, and integrate those scripts with the schedule build process.
  • Develop schedule version control processes, policies, and procedures and ensure they are followed on development or operational schedule development and implementation projects.
  • Facilitate weekly meetings
  • Provide recommendations to the program manager for allocation of management reserve to address resource/schedule constraints.
  • Coordinate a crosswalk of milestones and interdependencies among projects and/or functional areas (engineering, manufacturing, testing, quality control, etc.).

What Sets You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business discipline from an accredited college or university. A Master’s degree may be substituted for two (2) years of experience, reducing the requirement to ten (10) years of experience. Four (4) years of additional scheduling experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Twelve (12) years experience as a Scheduler in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.
  • Certification for the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) and/or Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) will be required prior to starting. Leidos will help you obtain this certification.
  • Two (2) years of demonstrated experience managing a schedule for an engineering program involving hardware and software development and multiple sub-components using MS Project or Primavera. Successfully completed an advanced level MS Project or Primavera course and demonstrated experience with MS Project and or Primavera.

Security Clearance Requirement :

Active TS/SCI with Polygraph

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Original Posting Date:

2024-01-12

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $122,200.00 - $220,900.00

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® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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.

Securing Your Data

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 Leidos.com 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].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Commitment to Diversity

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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