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Job #: R-00013863
Location: Alexandria, 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: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Security Operations Center (SOC) is a US Government program responsible to prevent, identify, contain and eradicate cyber threats to CBP networks through monitoring, intrusion detection and protective security services to CBP information systems including local area networks/wide area networks (LAN/WAN), commercial Internet connection, public facing websites, wireless, mobile/cellular, cloud, security devices, servers and workstations. The CBP SOC is responsible for the overall security of CBP Enterprise-wide information systems, and collects, investigates and reports any suspected and confirmed security violations.

Leidos is seeking an experienced Deputy Program Manager to support a DHS CBP Security Operations Center (SOC) in Washington, D.C.

Responsibilities include:
  • Implement, manage, and review of all program controls required to meet and exceed program commitments for technical, schedule, cost, and quality performance
  • Perform and direct project planning and scheduling, cost estimating and monitoring, and reporting required for all projects and performance requirements within the assigned Task Order functions
  • Adapt proven and effective management practices to identify and mitigate risks.
  • Establish standards, procedures, and best practices for consistent, repeatable project management across the program
  • Manage project control personnel and direct the work of others
  • In the absence of the Program Manager, act to commit resources and make decisions for Leidos in response to Government issues, concerns, or problems.
  • Coordinate with contracts, finance, human resources, and procurement management functions.
  • Perform hiring, supervision, and performance assessment as delegated by the Program Manager.
  • Support process improvement and innovation.
  • Support program reviews and briefings; identifies and reports on issues or related problems and potential risks.
  • Manage and integrate the efforts of subcontractors, assuring flow-down and fulfillment of all contractual requirements.

  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related field and 8 years of prior relevant experience
  • Active PMI PMP certification
  • Active CISSP certification
  • 4 years of experience as a program/project manager on medium sized contracts
  • Experience serving as a program/project manager on performance-based contracts for the U.S. Government
  • Experience effectively communicating at senior levels within a customer organization and meeting with stakeholders to formulate, review, and execute task plans and deliverable items
  • Experience presenting briefings to senior customer management, customer stakeholders, and company management
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Technical (hands-on) experience with Cybersecurity Auditing, FISMA compliance, NIST SP 800-53 controls and NIST SP 800-37 RMF
  • Master's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related field
  • 2 years' experience managing cost-type task orders and performance -based contracts
  • Experience in network and cyber security design, engineering and operations
  • Experience with Service Desk support and operations
  • Experience implementing and managing large purchasing initiatives
  • Experience with NIST SP 800 series or ISO 27000 series documents for information security management and risk assessment
  • Understanding of DevOps/Agile concepts and processes

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 .

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 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 .

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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