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Job #: R-00012896
Location: Bethesda, MD
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 with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

Job Description:

The Leidos Innovation Center has an exciting opening for a Strategic Communications and Program Assessment Lead for the DOMEX Data Discovery Platform (D3P) program, advancing the state of the art in mission-focused big data analytics tools. Specifically, you will develop and deliver the communication strategy to ensure stakeholders receive clear and relevant information. Additionally, you will advise program leadership on communication and change management strategy. As lead program assessor, you will establish, execute, and maintain an internal assessment program. The assessment program ensures that procedures are developed, implemented and maintained to adequately control the development, production, testing, configuration management, execution and support of all deliverables or services.

Duties include:
  • Recommend and implement new solutions, processes, policies, standards in support of functions, strategy, and operations.
  • Create and publish organization-wide materials in support of all functions and levels of the business, in both print and electronic formats.
  • Write, edit, review and oversee releases of communication e-mails, documents and programs that support the D3P.
  • Edit and enhance communication materials, including newsletters, emails/memos, webcasts, blogs and other similar products.
  • Review and edit essential communications prior to dissemination to ensure accuracy, clarity and appropriateness.
  • Ensure the right messaging is delivered to employees, sub-contractors, and our government stakeholders.
  • Work to educate stakeholders on new concepts, practices and approaches.
  • Establish quality program to include quality metrics and baseline.
  • Audit against the QA program and develop and implement a plan for Continuous Process Improvement.
  • Conduct formal and informal reviews and audits throughout the contract.
  • Support managers in the development of program review materials.
  • Review CDRLs and product deliverables for compliance and quality.
  • Manage Product Quality Deficiency Reports.
  • Maintain the Analysis and Corrective Action System database.
  • Participate in program reviews and document and monitor corrective action.
  • Translate and report program metrics to internal/external stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Business Information Systems preferred, or equivalent educational or professional experience and/or qualifications
  • +12 years of experience in technology programs in similar communications, technical writing, and training roles.
  • +4 years of in technology programs leading assessments and quality assurance.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with GitHub or GitLab
  • Understanding of Advanced Analytics, Machine Learning, and DevOps processes.
  • Must possess a TS security clearance and be able to obtain a DoD TS/SCI clearance.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with technology curriculum development and delivery
  • Experience and training in human-centered technology design
  • Experience as part of Agile technology development team
  • Experience using JIRA, Confluence, and Jenkins

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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