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Job #: R-00022371
Location: Springfield, VA
Category: Training
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Communications & Training Lead to support the BEAGLE (Border Enforcement Applications for Government Leading-Edge IT) Program supporting Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in Northern Virginia and Vermont.  As the Communications & Training Lead, you will be expected to utilize your leadership experience to manage a talented team of communication and training personnel who work collaboratively with Portfolio Managers to prepare and deliver training and communications utilizing multiple techniques.  Training and communication will ensure CBP personnel who utilize the applications in each portfolio on a daily basis are prepared to take advantage of upcoming changes. 

Primary responsibilities:
•    Work with portfolio leadership to understand training and communication needs for upcoming releases and develop associated plans.
•    Collaborate with training and communication team to identify optimal training and communication technique(s) based on the content of an upcoming release.
•    Ensure timely delivery of training and communications to CBP operators so users are prepared for upcoming changes.
•    Coordinate with program management and portfolio leadership to prepare internal training and communication materials for the BEAGLE team
•    Provide leadership for communication and training team personnel to include establishing annual objectives, conducting regular performance and career discussions, awards & recognition, etc.

Basic Qualifications
•    5+ years of experience developing and delivering highly effective training & communication utilizing various techniques (e.g., on-line, classroom)
•    4+ years of experience managing personnel to include establishing annual objectives, conducting regular performance and career discussions, awards & recognition, etc.
•    Demonstrated experience establishing training and communication plans
•    Strong communication and writing skills
•    Ability to obtain a Public Trust suitability determination
•    U.S. Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications

•    Experience preparing and delivering training and communication for law enforcement personnel
•    Experience training IT personnel on new software engineering tools and techniques
•    Prior experience developing training materials for adoption of Agile and DevSecOps within a Development organization

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience. Generally has 4+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects.


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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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