Leidos is seeking a highly experienced Deputy Program Manager located in our Huntsville office, to help lead a large DoD program in support of the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC).
The scope includes all activities necessary to define concepts, requirements, plan, manage, develop, sustain, modify, improve, test , train, field and retire systems and system computer resources in time frame necessary to meet customer needs.
The Deputy Program Manager will directly support the Program Manager in the overall program and administration support for the management, control and execution of individual technical directions. As well as support leading a team of over 500 personnel. The successful candidate will be the primary point of contact for managing and coordinating a substantial subcontracting effort.
The successfully candidate will be responsible for supporting the Program Manager with overall Program performance. Candidate should be available to plan, direct, and control the overall management and operational functions. The individual will be responsible for removing impediments from their teams while promoting self-management and improving standards of work. The individual will manage multiple teams, as well as manage multiple technical directions and deliver outstanding products for multiple customers each under tight deadlines and constraints.
- Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (Computer, Electrical, and Environmental Engineering Aeronautical, Aerospace, Architectural, Astronautical, Civil, Meteorology/Atmospheric Sciences, and Mechanical Engineering, Architecture, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Operations Research, Physics and all other engineering majors)
- 12+ years of related Program Management experience with DOD programs.
- Demonstrated success with a program containing at least 150 FTE staff positions.
- Demonstrated experience with managing engineering development programs, including systems engineering, software development, hardware in the loop controls, virtual reality (VR), modeling and simulation (M&S), test, training, and field support.
- Experience organizing, directing, and managing contract operation support functions involving multiple, complex, and interrelated project tasks.
- Experience effectively communicating at senior levels within a customer organization.
- Experience meeting with customer and contractor personnel to formulate and review task plans and deliverable items, and effectively execute in accordance with approved plans.
- Experience negotiating and implementing subcontract efforts
- Demonstrated experience supporting customer projects and experience working with competing priorities.
- Demonstrated experience collaborating and coordinating across project teams and components facilitating information sharing, reuse and productivity improvements.
- Certification in Project Management from a recognized credentialing agency
- Must have an active Secret
- Related Program Management experience with U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command programs.
- Related experience within a DOD lab environment
- Active TS/SCI with CI Poly
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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 www.Leidos.com.
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