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Job #: R-00020925-OTHLOC-PL-2D2824
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: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an exceptional Deputy Program Manager (PM) for a large enterprise IT contract for the DOD.  The deputy will plan, coordinate, and manage the actions taken by the organization to initiate and execute a Government contract value exceeding $75 Million a year. The PM will support the PM in overall management, technical, and administrative oversight of the program and be the primary interface between Leidos and the Government's COR on all government TPOCs. The position will be responsible for managing cost, schedule, quality and risk to ensure contract requirements are met; provide financial reports, collect and analyze project metrics; prepare and participate in informal and formal reviews.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the Leidos program team in successfully executing the contract.
  • Direct project planning, systems engineering development and implementation according to cost, schedule, and scope requirements.
  • Participate in project initiation activities, including plan and budget preparation.
  • Facilitate planning for White Papers, Research, and IRAD’s to support continuous technical and process innovation to exceed customer requirements, and foster On Contract Growth.
  • Expertly manage cross-functional teams responsible for delivering high-quality program capabilities on time and within budget.
  • Ensure appropriate management, customer and supplier involvement throughout the life of the program.
  • Successfully manage resources across projects, and maintain/track contract deliverables, schedule, and budget.

Basic Qualifications:

  • United States Citizenship is required, as is an Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph Security Clearance.
  • Requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 15 years’ experience as a program manager managing capabilities development level-of-effort and completion-based efforts of at least $75M a year.
  • Direct experience in managing a large subcontractor team, with subcontracts of various types and complexity, as well as experience in leading a multi-vendor environment
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, and schedule and financial data monitoring and reporting.
  • At least three years of demonstrated experience in the management and control of funds and resources using complex reporting mechanisms such as Earned Value Management.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Yes, 10% of the time

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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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