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Job #: R-00018515
Location: Washington, DC
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: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil


Job Requisition:

Project Management – Radio Frequency Spectrum Management – IFF

Job Description:

The Leidos National Airspace System (NAS) Implementation Support Contract (NISC III), supporting the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Spectrum Engineering Office, currently has an opening for a Project Manager with expertise in Radio Frequency Spectrum Management. 

This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the FAA Spectrum Engineering mission to provide every pilot and air traffic controller interference-free communications, navigation, and surveillance services by serving as a liaison with the DoD and tracking contracts, tasks, deliverables, and spending.

Primary Responsibilities

Resource will be responsible for planning, organizing, and managing work tasks to bring about the successful completion of specific program goals and objectives associated with DoD Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) systems and their compatibility with National Airspace System (NAS) aeronautical systems.

Duties will include:

  • Ensuring that all projects run within scope, time, and budget constraints.
  • lnterface with task and functional leaders, subcontractors, and support personnel spread over a geographically large area. 
  • Work independently to achieve day-to-day objectives with significant impact on operational results or project deliverables. 
  • Develop solutions to problems and issues that are unclear and require thorough analyses and understanding of domain knowledge. 
  • Communicate with Department of Defense (DoD) and project team members, receiving analysis reports from team members and distributing for comment and finalization, coordinating quarterly update reports, and managing spending for labor, equipment, and travel.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience; Masters with 2-6 years of prior relevant experience. Additional related work experience may be substituted for individuals without a degree.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Must be a US citizen with current security clearance or be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance within the first year. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineering project management background with knowledge of telecommunications, Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs), government inter-agency/reimbursable agreements, contracts, and/or radio frequency spectrum management. 
  • Civil and/or military aviation expertise.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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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