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Job #: R-00008058
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

Job Description:

Job Description

Today, Electronic Warfare is a still-growing enterprise - protecting the warfighter and our national security against ever-adapting threats. Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) currently has an opening for a Deputy Program Manager to support EW development programs in Arlington, VA. You'll be part of a team focused on improving the robustness and efficacy of sensors and signals in complicated environments in a fast changing arena.

As the Deputy Program Manager (DPM), you'll directly support the Program Manager (PM) in achieving program objectives, and serve as the Acting Program Manager in the absence of the PM. The ideal candidate will possess superior analytical and problem-solving skills, operate independently with limited supervision and feedback, be a strong team player, and have the ability to establish solid working relationships with technical staff members and peers within the division as well as our external Government customers. Experience in communication, EW, and radar systems; hardware/software fabrication; vehicle/platform system integration; and/or test and evaluation is a plus.

Primary Responsibilities

Day-to-day operations support of contract, subcontract, finance, security, staffing, and procurement

Monitor and manage program performance, risk, cost and schedule; quality review and submission of all deliverables

Prepare contract modification proposals (technical and cost)

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree with 5 years of relevant experience
  • Excellent briefing, writing, communication, administrative, and organizational skills
  • Experience with overseeing technical teams
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently, under stringent timelines
  • Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in a relevant field
  • Proven experience managing development programs
  • Direct experience in the development of communication, EW or radar components or systems, software, or systems engineering
  • Capture experience: planning and proposal writing
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Top Secret/SCI clearance


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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