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Job #: R-00024250
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Join Leidos and help us achieve our mission: Make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science.

Our C4 Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Operation, part of the Defense Group, is currently seeking to fill a Project Manager position to assist the Program Manager with the development, deployment, and sustainment of the AIMES family of motion imagery products across all current and future customers. This position will be located in our Beavercreek, OH office.

Primary Responsibilities
As the Project Manager you will be working with the AIMES Program Manager, Portfolio Manager, and the Division Manager and perform a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:

  • Support the AF DCGS AIMES Program in accordance with the mission and goals of the organization
  • Develop new initiatives and proposals to support the strategic direction of the Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (AF DCGS) with respect to the Leidos division and support future growth and continued delivery of service
  • Interact and collaborate with the AF DCGS Program Management Office (PMO), clients and stakeholders, inside and outside of the organization, to ensure effective and efficient program execution
  • Ensure the Program’s compliance with the contract directives within cost and schedule and Leidos policies and procedures
  • Produce program reports to the Leadership Team
  • Identify and evaluate the risks associated with project activities and take appropriate action to control the risks

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in a technical field and 8+ years of experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree  
  • Four years of experience as a project/program manager of an IT or a technical program (i.e. requirements definition, design, development, integration, installation, testing, training, sustainment).
  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to keep a team fully informed on status, requirements and deadlines
  • Ability to think independently and contribute to the overall effort with minimal direction
  • Ability to work well within a team environment including effective collaboration with other teams
  • Ability to work well under pressure including appropriate delegation of tasks to team members

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project/Program management experience in a Department of Defense environment 
  • Knowledge of AF DCGS with at least 5 years’ experience supporting Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and/or Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination (PED) customers 
  • Experience within the motion imagery (FMV) domain is extremely beneficial
  • Experience with projects that included SAFe Agile software development
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification 
  • Ability to lead a large, diverse, distributed team of personnel spanning the entire product lifecycle from requirements capture and definition, thorough capability design and development to operational deployment and sustainment

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 25% 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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