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Job #: R-00021386
Location: Reston, 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 Description:

Leidos is seeking a talented Project Manager who can successfully collaborate multiple stakeholders to include product owners,  engineers, architects and developers to produce high quality applications in a fast-paced environment. This position is located in the Northern Virginia area and requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph in order to be considered.

Responsibilities include:

  •        Lead and facilitate meetings (technical and non-technical) involving multiple stakeholders
  •        Provide forward facing management of expectations and ensure satisfaction with the end product
  •        Identify, escalate, and/or resolve budgetary and technical impediments and ensure deliverables are met on a timely basis
  •        Proactively manage multiple projects and tasks
  •        Participate in special projects as required
  •        Actively participate in Agile Scrums and Sprints
  •        Create and maintain business process best practices
  •        Participate in IT change management activities
  •        Develop and manage Service Agreements and Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  •        Develop and manage project schedules and budgets
  •        The ideal candidate will: Work with partners as well as technical project team members to define a project roadmap, work project teams to identify best-fit technical solutions, develop cost estimates, develop project documentation, identify technical risks and develop mitigation strategies, identify and manage dependencies with other systems and elements of the IT. Candidate must have strong communication skills to build an effective team and ensure business needs are properly translated into quantifiable requirements.

Mandatory Skills:

  •        Requires BA degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience
  •        Knowledge of the Software project life cycle process
  •        Experience with the Agile Methodology
  •        Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  •        Ability to effectively understand and communicate orally, in writing, and interpersonally to various audiences
  •        Ability to convey technical information to non-technical individuals

Desired Skills:

  •        Experience with the Working Capital Fund
  •        Experience managing projects in an Agile environment 
  •        PMP Certified 
  •        Experience building cost/benefit analysis

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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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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