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Job #: R-00013601
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)


Job Requisition:

Program Manager 3 – Cognitive Electronic Warfare

Job Description:

Leidos seeks a Program Manager, to join our Cognitive Electronic Warfare (COGEW) business area. The candidate will manage technology development projects/programs at the component and system levels; participate in business capture and proposal efforts; be responsible for budgets, manpower, and risk management strategies; and provide first-level management responsibility for customer satisfaction. The ideal candidate is experienced in Communications, Electronic Warfare, and/or Radar Systems; hardware/software fabrication; vehicle/platform system integration; and test and evaluation. Has full understanding of concepts, principles and industry practices within own discipline; has deep understanding of industry practices and standards.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage cost, schedule, performance, and staffing of complex projects/programs.
  • Participate in all project reviews, operational meetings, and briefings.
  • Manage and produce all program contract deliverables.
  • Enable contract and/or business area growth.
  • Be the key program interface to customers and other stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Bachelor’s degree with 4 plus years of relevant experience.
  • Secret clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a relevant field and 2 plus years of relevant experience.
  • Proven experience managing development programs.
  • Direct experience in developing communication, EW or radar components or systems; software and systems engineering.
  • Business capture planning and proposal writing is highly desired.
  • PMP management certification.


Electronic Warfare

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management


Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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

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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