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Job #: R-00012132
Location: DISA Scott Air Force Base, IL
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a UC Project Engineer to join our operations engineering team supporting the Global Video Services (GVS) Program as a part of DISA's GSM-O contract in Scott Air Force Base, IL.

The UC Project Engineer will be responsible for the planning, organizing, securing and managing resource to provide successful service delivery and contract goals and objectives. . The ideal candidate should possess some knowledge of Network Management, Incident Management, Trouble Management, Problem Management, network administration & maintenance. The ideal candidate will orchestrate, plan, report, and perform technical activities to execute DODIN operational engineering globally. The candidate should be a self-starter and have the ability to work independently with little to no supervision. The team member will track and brief projects using Microsoft Project. Daily interaction will be with the task and functional leaderships, subcontractors, and support personnel. Specific responsibilities also include:

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Thrive in a fast-paced work environment in which many demands are placed on the PM and team;
  • Work independently to achieve day to day objectives and attend meetings;
  • Work closely supervised and with smaller, less complex projects or task-related activities.
  • Understand and oversee all phases of the project development lifecycle;
  • Align program with Leidos management organizational objectives;
  • Report status to the customer, as well as internally within the Leidos organization;
  • Participate in the larger cross-program team to collaborate on business area initiatives, align your program with broader organizational goals, and share information;
  • Perform risk management and brief leadership to minimize project risk
  • Perform various IT task associated with documentation

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist in coaching and review the work of lower level professionals;
  • Develop solutions to problems throughout the analysis process of the project

Basic Qualification:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and 4-8 years prior relevant or Masters with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience. Additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills, including the ability to tailor communications for peers, employees, technical experts, executives, and varying levels of customer stakeholders, as needed
  • Excellent leadership, motivational and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated success as a team player within a complex work environment
  • Experience with Office Productivity tools: Microsoft Project, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Currently possess an active Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualification:
  • Experience with GTMS/ ITSM Remedy
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Excellent project, technical, interpersonal, presentation and problem management skills.
  • SharePoint experience


External Referral Eligible

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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit .

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 .

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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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