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Job #: R-00014128
Location: WASHINGTON, DC
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

The Exploration and Mission Support Operation (EMS) within the Civil Group has an opening for a Deputy Technical Director. In this role, the successful candidate will be someone who is looking for a dynamic, fast-paced and not-the-same-thing-every-day type of position. The qualified individual will be willing to put in the extra effort and time to ensure success and support a wide variety of tasks. Each week can bring something different, and the candidate must show flexibility and be willing to adjust based on priorities. We are seeking a self-starter who can take on an assignment with general direction and be able to figure out the details. The position is a full-time, long-term position, however, an individual who is looking for a rotational assignment (~18 months) in order to gain exposure across a diverse business portfolio and to hone their technical and program management skills would be well-suited for this role. Remote/Telework is allowed.

Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Math or Science is desired and 12+ years of experience
  • Technical background is required as this position covers a wide range of programs; AI/ML or End User Services experience is preferred.
  • Ability to quickly understand wide range of new technology/concepts
  • A wide range of knowledge across many areas at varying levels of understanding with a specific understanding of cyber security, networking, storage, cloud, etc;
  • Ability to explain complex technical concepts and designs to non-technical personnel and the ability to present to various levels of leadership
  • Able to juggle multiple tasks at the same time, switching between different tasks multiple times per day
  • Experience with successful program return-to-green activities
  • Experience working on a proposals is preferred to ensure candidate understands the proposal development process and amount of effort required.
  • Experience participating in proposal gate reviews in order to lead BRR, TRR, and XPR.
  • Experience leading a team and conducting meetings
  • Ability to travel as needed (approximately 20% if located in DC metro area, will be more if outside of the dc area) depending on base location.


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 .

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