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 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.
The successful candidate will assist with capture and proposal efforts, manage technology development programs at the component and non-complex system level within the Division, and will be responsible for budgets, manpower, and risk management strategies. Responsible for assuring that assigned programs maintain financial controls and monitoring metrics, meet performance goals and will provide first level management responsibility for customer satisfaction. An ideal candidate has experience in Communication, Electronic Warfare, and Radar Systems; hardware/software fabrication; vehicle/platform system integration; and test and evaluation. The 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.
Manage cost, schedule, performance, and staffing of complex programs.
Participate in all project reviews, operational meetings, and briefings.
Manage and produce all program contract deliverables.
Enable contract and/or business area growth
Key program interface to customers and additional stakeholders
Excellent briefing, writing, communication, administrative, and organizational skills.
Experience with overseeing technical teams.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and to work independently, under stringent timelines.
Requires a BA degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience.
Top Secret clearance
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, systems engineering, capture planning and proposal writing is highly desired.
PMP management certification.