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Job #: R-00015800
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence


Job Requisition:

Sr. Project Manager - TS/SCI w/ Poly

Job Description:

The successful candidate will perform day-to-day management of Network-related projects, develop long-term and strategic objectives to ensure that end user requirements are met, and possess a strong technical understanding of data center operations. The candidate will perform horizontal integration planning with other functional areas and ensure technical solutions and schedules are implemented in a timely manner. Projects will consist of core network transport engineering and Infrastructure as a Service design and delivery. Network specific projects will include a large technology refresh, significant expansion, and large-scale transition to a new procurement model requiring most of the network services to be re-acquired. The candidate will be a lead the way the organization plans, implements, and manages data center network infrastructure technology.

Typical duties include:

  • Ensure that project tasks are completed within deadlines
  • Ensure that projects are adequately funded on an ongoing basis.  The project manager will need to track multiple lines of funding and expenditures
  • Ensure that projects are properly coordinated among the stakeholders, engineering teams, and cyber security team
  • Ensure that project personnel are qualified to perform the given tasks and potential project personnel problems are preempted
  • Remain conscious of relevant security polices
  • Establish and implement streamlined processes and procedures
  • Ensure applicable Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are in place
  • Direct the daily operations of the projects by analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards and setting deadlines

Required Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Technology Management or technical discipline with related industry experience in software engineering, systems engineering, or network engineering.
  • 12+ years as a Project Manager managing technical projects in a customer's environment
  • Experience managing projects using the customer’s Project Management Framework (PMF)
  • Must have a strong and proven background in software development
  • Proven experience coordinating and synchronizing a number of IT projects, developing and maintaining a master schedule, developing and maintaining a high level budget, and preparing senior management communication briefs.
  • Experience managing multiple network projects
  • Proven experience leading teams and working across organizational boundaries to meet mission requirements
  • Proven experience briefing senior leadership
  • Experience utilizing MS Office products (i.e Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Proven experience streamlining processes and procedures
  • Proven experience managing data center projects within schedule, scope and cost

Desired Qualifications

  • PMP Certification

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management



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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