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Job #: R-00021782
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The National Solutions Operation at Leidos currently has an opening for an Operations Manager in a mission operations environment.  This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience and provide support to the Department of Defense’s mission.  This position will be part of mission operations and will be operating in a fast paced operations environment.  The candidate should be well versed in infrastructure operations and will be responsible for overseeing the investigation and resolution of problems for systems. The Operations Manager will work with the Program Manager and Deputy PM to evaluate alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems. Duties include performing systems requirements analysis, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition, technical management, integration, system testing, and quality assurance.  The Ops Manager will: Influence development of solutions that impact strategic project/program goals and business results; Recommend and develops new technical solutions, products, and/or standards in support of function’s strategy and operations; and Lead and manage works of other technical staff that has significant impact on project results/outputs. The ideal candidate will have the experience resolving highly complex problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning and interpretation. They will develop solutions that are highly innovative, and achieved through research and integration of best practices.

Basic Qualifications:
•    BS degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
•    US Citizenship and an Active TS/SCI Clearance w/ Polygraph required.  
•    Must have experience with physical and virtual servers
•    Experience working with technologies and products that include Microsoft, RHEL, CentOS, Solaris, Mac OS, Oracle/SPARC, and VMWare
•    Experience managing large teams supporting IT functions

•    Security + certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree
  • ITIL Certification

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




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Job Family:

Systems Engineering


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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