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Job #: R-00012819
Location: Reston, 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: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate


Job Requisition:

Category /Procurement Engineer

Job Description:

Leidos has a career opportunity for a Category /Procurement Engineer  located in Reston, VA.

The job of the Category /Procurement Engineer  is to support multiple Strategic Sourcing initiatives utilizing a combination of technical background and project management expertise.  Work location is DC Metro, but selected candidates must reside within driving distance of  Reston, VA.  Due to nature of assignments, up to 25% travel is possible.

-Serves as Category /Procurement Engineer in the Strategic Technology Sourcing organization with interaction with numerous HW, SW, Cloud & Cyber OEM’s.
-Provides category engineering support to Supplier Relationship Managers
-Data Analytics
-This role will also have job responsibilities associated with Supplier Management, Proposal Strategy Development, Program Material Acquisition, Business Process Re-Engineering, and Procurement Tool deployments.
-The successful candidate will be solving problems in Cost/Value Engineering, Affordability, and Technical Solutions.

Key Skills for Success in this Role:
-Multi-tasking, can handle multiple program interfaces simultaneously with minimal supervision.
-Demonstrated experience interfacing across multiple organizations and program levels.
-Data Analytic Visualization utilizing toolsets such as Tableau.

-Bachelor’s degree and  0 - 2 years from an accredited college, or equivalent experience/combined education, with professional experience and specialized training commensurate with assignment.
-0-2 years-experience in areas of project planning, scheduling, coordination, with a demonstrated history of developing technical solutions that meet program requirements. 
-Must possess background in Technology.
-Understanding in acquisition of Cloud, Cyber, and XaaS technologies
-Experience with supplier coordination including hardware and software selection, maintenance issues, and problem resolution.
-Ability to work under tight time constraints.
-Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance

-Ability to obtain DOD Clearance

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management



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 33,000 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

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