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Job #: R-00024933
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Leidos Health group is building an R&D team to solve difficult problems and make a difference for its customers. The Leidos Health Group is seeking a Technical Project Manager for our R&D team to provide leadership on guidance on the testing and validation of innovative new capabilities.

In this role, you will provide leadership and guidance on the design, development, testing and validation of new applications and systems. You will also provide oversight of technical activities across the life cycle of research and development.

General activities may also include providing oversight and management of, and management of resources for:

  • Analysis and study of complex system requirements
  • Provide insight and guidance on validation and testing efforts
  • Recommend methods, software tools, and techniques to perform testing and validation
  • Mentorship of R&D personnel in balancing testing/validation efforts versus rapid implementation.
  • Estimation of software development life cycle costs and scheduling
  • Review projects and assist in making refinements, reducing development time, and improving testing/validation techniques

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 8 years' of experience or prior technical project experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Healthcare Information Systems Background.  In particular validation and testing of capabilities in complex systems of systems environments.
  • Demonstrated technical project management skills, including resource, schedule, and problem management.
  • Requires ability to communicate with executive leadership regarding matters of schedules and deliveries.
  • Understanding of, and demonstrated ability to manage the following:
    • Testing and validation of health applications, systems, databases and interoperability suites
    • Requirements interpretation and decomposition
    • Project management across the development life cycle not just to include testing and validation.
    • Understanding of cybersecurity concepts and implementations.
  • Provided coaching and mentorship of team members towards a common objective
  • Skill in communicating effectively (orally and in writing); ability to communicate and coordinate effectively with multiple partners, working teams, and organizations; and ability to manage a complex task, including short-term and long-term planning, goal and policy setting, and monitoring accomplishments.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working with Military or Veterans Health Applications
  • Interoperability Suites such as Orion Rhapsody or Cerner FSI
  • Health Interoperability standards such as FHIR
  • Experience working with projects in their “infancy”, building teams, working through the initial design phases into development, and testing.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Systems Engineering


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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