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Job #: R-00015416
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Administrative
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Requisition:

Executive Assistant

Job Description:

The Executive Assistant (EA) supports the C4ISR Operation Manager (OM), a Senior Vice President in Reston, VA. The selected candidate will report to and support the administrative functions for the OM including action item and calendar management, logistics for meetings and special events, creation of presentations, handling all arrangements for trips and expenses, processing invoices and taking action on behalf of the OM in accordance with company policies and procedures. The EA will also be responsible for purchasing office supplies, answering telephone calls, printing, filing, copying, handling the mail, preparing correspondence, compiling weekly reports, meeting minutes and other office communications, as well as special projects as assigned.  The EA will use their judgment, knowledge and experience to make administrative decisions, resolve issues and elevate issues to the appropriate areas in a timely manner with careful regard for confidentiality.  They will also provide administrative support to the Operation senior staff on a secondary basis.


  • Possess a minimum of 10 years of specialized administrative support experience of an increasing responsible nature including at a senior/executive level.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration desired.
  • Be a highly organized professional with strong attention to detail and follow through with the ability to handle multiple, complex tasks and establish priorities.
  • Have excellent analytical problem solving skills with ability to leverage experience to anticipate, identify, and resolve problems or obstacles resourcefully with diplomacy and efficiency.
  • Have the ability to work independently without significant guidance, ability to work with executive staff in a proactive manner and exercise good judgment, taking initiative when necessary.
  • Possess highly effective interpersonal skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, and able to interface professionally at all levels within and outside the Company.
  • Possess an advanced level of knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
  • Possess demonstrated experience working with confidential information and ensure sensitive information is not shared inappropriately.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of the Leidos organization, policies, and procedures, Group, and Operation/Division.
  • Experience with Corporate systems such as: Concur Travel and Expense system, collaboration sites (SharePoint), financial/procurement systems.
  • Ability to work outside of the core schedule as needed periodically to assist with special projects.

Key Skills for Success in this role:

  • A proven record of excellent quality performance with a positive take-charge presence.
  • Proven ability to make independent and effective decisions that solve problems and meet deadlines with limited time and information.
  • A high level of professionalism with an ability to remain calm under pressure, juggle multiple responsibilities and priorities, and protect confidentiality of sensitive information while supporting executives.
  • Be a dedicated and enthusiastic individual, and have a strong desire to handle new challenges.
  • An ability to maintain a flexible outlook and schedule with the willingness to accept additional assignments as needed.
  • The ability to work with diverse personalities and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with all levels of contacts, including other executive assistants.

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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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

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