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Job #: R-00015827
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Field Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Standard Plus On Call
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense


Job Requisition:

Operations Manager

Job Description:

The Leidos Defense Group is currently seeking candidates for Operations Manager supporting an Army program. This opportunity will provide support to a critical and exciting capability that has significant growth potential.

As a subject matter expert; establishes definitions, evaluates operational requirements, and provides technical requirements to meet approved customer operational requirements for new equipment and techniques that address potential new signals in connection with radar, electronic counter-measurers (ECM), and communication signals and analyses and documentation. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Establishes definitions of new equipment, techniques or potential new signals in connection with instrumentation, and communication signals and analyses and documentation of these in connection with instrumentation, and communication signals. 
  • Provides guidance and direction to TROJAN Support team in overall conduct of project(s). Oversees the development, deployment, redeployment of TROJAN communications systems. 
  • Provide analytical and operational support for unique, one- of- a-kind, tactical and strategic mission communications systems. Support a range of analytical products and functions including operational scenarios, development of deployment scenarios, site assessments, and vulnerability assessments, concepts of operation and feasibility assessments. 
  • Through analysis of complex system integration requirements identify mission vulnerability targets and develop multiple scenarios to resolve all mission threats. Perform mission planning and projections to anticipate future resource requirements to counter identified threats. 
  • Prepares detailed studies, reports, and briefings. 
  • Develop documentation to support objectives in support of external agencies and INSCOM Commanders. 
  • Translate analytical results into effective briefing(s). 
  • Brief senior officials and counterparts from other organizations. 
  • Analyze operational availability of strategic and tactical communications assets. Develop briefing reports that depict a clear assessment of each systems availability. 
  • Maintain mission status on assigned tactical and strategic systems. 
  • Supports TROJAN communications systems on site whenever and wherever deployed. 
  • Able to maneuver in small spaces and lift up to 50 lbs. 

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major or concentration in Business, History, Political Science, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, and nine years equivalent technical experience with TROJAN communications systems. 
  • Experience working at higher level staffs; preferably Division level staff or equivalent 
  • Ability to research, analyze and recommend solutions to nonstandard problems. 
  • Thorough knowledge of TROJAN system principles, concepts, methodology, and understanding of how it supports military operations. 
  • Knowledge of emerging Intelligence products including wireless and cellular communications. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate, interface and represent the organization with senior officials and counterparts from other organizations. 
  • Knowledgeable of methods of exploiting foreign military communications and non-communications. 
  • Knowledge of tactical and strategic TROJAN equipped organizations, missions, and functions. 
  • Command of fluent English, including the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. 
  • Skilled briefer. 


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:



Standard Plus On Call

Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Field Operations



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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