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Job #: R-00023511
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Seeking a Project Manager to perform day-to-day management of IT related projects, develop long-term and strategic objectives to ensure that end user requirements are met and possess a strong technical understanding of managing IT projects. The successful candidate will provide support for transition of IT projects from tier-3/engineering to tier-1 and tier-2 operations.

Typical duties include:

  • Cognizance of new IT engineering requirements across the organization with specific focus on future impact for operations and maintenance
  • Monitor and track IT project progress across many program and portfolios via multiple tools and through frequent communication with project managers and stakeholders, keying in on service transition planning
  • Promote awareness of O&M requirements and help define new process to facilitate the smooth transition of systems from engineering to operations
  • Assess/predict operational impact of requirements from a staffing, training, financial and scheduling perspective
  • Frequent attendance at meetings to capture evolving mission strategy across the organization and relay pertinent information up the chain
  • Provide project management for periodic operations and maintenance projects
  • Review projects artifacts and validate the O&M acceptance criteria have been met
  • Provide options/recommendations to staff management for improvements and issue resolution related to ongoing O&M and transition of tier-3/engineering projects

Required Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Technology Management or technical discipline with related industry experience in software engineering, systems engineering, or network engineering.
  • 12+ years as a Project Manager managing technical projects in a customer's environment
  • Experience managing projects using the customer’s Project Management Framework (PMF)
  • Must have a strong and proven background in software development
  • Proven experience coordinating and synchronizing a number of IT projects, developing and maintaining a master schedule and preparing senior management communication briefs.
  • Experience managing multiple software projects
  • Proven experience leading teams and working across organizational boundaries to meet mission requirements
  • Proven experience briefing senior leadership
  • Experience utilizing MS Office products (i.e Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Proven experience streamlining processes and procedures
  • Proven experience managing projects within schedule, scope and cost

Security Clearance Requirement

  • Must have an active TS/SCI with a polygraph in order to be considered for this position. 

Desired Qualifications

  • PMP Certification

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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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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