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Job #: R-00021696
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos Defense Group is seeking a seasoned Project Manager to lead a portfolio of technical projects in support of a very large, high profile DISA Cyber Program. The PM will perform the work out of the Fort Meade location, with an active Secret clearance.  The PM will be responsible for leading the full life cycle of multiple, simultaneous projects of varying sizes and complexity in support of local and regional (CONUS and OCONUS) requirements. May also have purview over Assessments, Studies, Pilots and Emerging Requirements Management. 

*        Plan, execute, and close projects that meet or exceed customer objectives

*        Create clear and attainable project objectives, build project requirements, and manage constraints of cost, time, scope, and quality

*        Develop the overall project plan and manage project operations

*        Manage the project stakeholders, project team, project risk, project schedule, project budget, and project conflicts

*        Ensure team members know and execute their respective roles and the roles of the other team members

*        Ensure production schedules are met and system resources are used effectively

*        Coordinate resolution of production-related problems

*        Ensures proper relationships are established between customers, teaming partners, and vendors to facilitate the delivery of information technology services

* Works individually, actively participates on integrated teams, and leads multiple tasks, projects or teams.

* Oversees and monitors performance, and when required, takes steps to resolve issues.

* Directs multiple teams through to project completion.

* Provides guidance and direction to lower level technicians, specialists, and managers.

* Deliverables include CDRLs, weekly and monthly project reporting and project plans.

Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering/technical discipline from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with a minimum of 12-15 years or more of professional experience; or 10-13+ years with a related Masters. Equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Must hold active and current Secret clearance
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills and proven leadership abilities
  • Specialized experience to include IT implementations, business or IT process ownership, demonstrated ability to provide guidance and direction for technical, integrated project teams.
  • Solid experience in employment of Project Management support for IT environments with globally deployed workforces.
  • 10+ years of experience supervising or leading technical teams or projects .
  • Proven experience leading project teams in a DoD environment

Desired Experience
-     PMP certification
-    ITIL certification
-     Prior DISA experience


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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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