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Job #: R-00013011
Location: Kelley Barracks USAG Stuttgart Germany - Expat
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: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos seeks a Program Manager to support our client at Kelley Barracks in Stuttgart, Germany. ​

In the role, you will:
  • Manage the Leidos support to the USAFRICOM Intelligence Directorate (J2).
  • Work with Leidos staff to engage government stakeholders and leadership to manage technical and IT projects.
  • Manage complex interdisciplinary projects providing systems capability development, systems gap analysis, and systems integration.
  • Manage program scope, stakeholders, schedule, cost, logistics, and risks. Independently leads projects and efforts that span multiple staff directorates while balancing competing customer requirements and managing limited resources.
  • Develop, coordinate, staff, and present executive-level information, decision, mission, and staff papers and briefings.
  • Develop vignettes and products to explain capability gaps and shortfalls to senior military and government leaders.
  • Lead a team of 22 people spread across Europe and Africa in support of USAFRICOM and Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA).
  • Handle staffing actions, performance reviews, manage task order budget and finances, track task order travel requirements, produce weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports, and manage contract risks and opportunities.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • Bachelor's Degree with 8+ years of relevant experience or Master's Degree with 6+ years of relevant experience.
  • 4+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects
  • Familiar with mission support in Europe and Africa.
  • Knowledge of Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF).
  • Knowledge of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Intelligence Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (PED) best practices.
  • Experience leading complex interdisciplinary systems engineering projects in a Department of Defense (DoD) environment.
  • Experience accessing and evaluating information technology and intelligence systems and making recommendations to management about incorporating systems into the enterprise architecture and mission.
  • Critical thinking - ability to visualize and articulate end-to-end systems solutions.
  • Must be capable of performing complex tasks related to military operations at the Combatant Command staff level.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft products: Office, Visio, Project, Excel and SharePoint.
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work in a team environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment, and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Possession of excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Capable of travelling to international locations to accomplish surveys, testing and integration work.


Preferred Qualifications :
  • Joint, Combatant Command, or North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) staff experience preferred.
  • Past experience at USEUCOM or USAFRICOM.
  • Experience leading C4 systems, PED or ISR mission integration and operational support teams.
  • Experience working with Partner Nation/Allied/Coalition members in a defense environment.
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
  • Knowledge of Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation (BICES).
  • Industry recognized Information Technology Certifications and Project Management Certifications: Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), Cisco, Juniper, Microsoft, International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2, Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council), International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), Project Management Institute (PMI), etc.


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 www.Leidos.com .

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 .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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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