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Job #: R-00023262
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Other Clearance
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself.

Our Civil business is helping to modernize and manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for civilian agencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies in information technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, and specialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs!


Leidos is searching for a Project Coordinator to join a team supporting programs for DHS and TSA.  In this role, candidate will support the Director of Projects to coordinate project activities and maintain project schedules; along with other administrative functions.  


Collaboratively works with the project’s Program Management Office (PMO) team on a daily basis with focus on meeting contract requirements. Participates in weekly PMO meetings and completes/tracks identified follow-up actions. Documents business processes, updates project schedules, supports process improvement initiatives, and coordinates activities and assignments with the team to accomplish objectives. Participates in management discussions and contributes to decision-making. 

Coordinates preparation and submission of, conducts quality reviews of, and ensures submission of contract deliverables and other reporting requirements. 

Reviews, processes, and provides status updates for product orders and background checks. 

Updates project schedules based on input from team members.


- Candidate must be a US Citizen and able to obtain DHS or TSA vetting (active preferred)

- Must have the ability to obtain a TSA specific Level 1 security clearance.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline with 2-4 years of professional experience is preferred.  6-10 years of work experience in this field with applicable certifications may substitute
- Strong verbal and written communication skills to clearly and effectively communicate with team members, management, and customer 
- Strong MS Office skills including Word/Excel/PowerPoint, plus ability to use SharePoint to manage documents
- Must have a positive attitude and maintain high standards for ethics and confidentiality 
- The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, able to multi-task, and complete tasks accurately and without direct supervision
- Candidate must have the ability to adjust working schedule to meet program needs based on requirements


- Local to Reston, VA area preferred
- Familiarity with supporting TSA
- Active TSA Level 1 background suitability 
- MS Visio experience
- MS Project experience
- Certified Associate in Project Management  (CAPM) a plus
- Six Sigma experience a plus


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Other Clearance


Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

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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