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Job #: R-00025718
Location: Andrews Afb, MD
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos has an opening for a Project and Program Manager at Andrews Air Force Base.

The Project and Program Manager will support all facets of Project Management in support of the 844th Communications Group at all three locations to include; Joint Base Anacostia Bolling (JBAB), Joint Base Andrews (JBA) and the Pentagon.  This includes supporting the Air Force District of Washington (AFDW) and Headquarters Air Force (HAF) customers on both NIPRNet and SIPRSet domains.   Candidate will be responsible for planning, organizing, securing and managing resources to bring about successful completion of specific program goals and objectives.  Duties may include ensuring that all programs run within scope, time, and budget constraints.  Candidates will interface with task and functional leaders, subcontractors, and support personnel.  Candidate will have P&L responsibility depending on the type of project assignment and manage 17 direct reports.

Primary Responsibilities:

Planning, organizing, securing and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific program goals and objectives. Duties may include ensuring that all programs run within scope, time, and budget constraints.  Also interfaces with task and functional leaders, subcontractors, and support personnel. Candidate will have Profit and Loss responsibility.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Directs activities that have significant impact on the achievement of results for the project/function.
  • Work requires a high degree of responsibility for resources, and frequently influences organizational or operational decisions made by leadership.
  • Problems and issues faces are complex and involve limited information.
  • Conducts extensive investigation to understand the root cause of problems.
  • Problems are highly complex and typically involve multiple projects or customers.
  • Communicates with parties within and outside of own project, and has responsibility for communicating with diverse parties external to the organization.
  • Negotiates and influences others to understand and accept new concepts, practices and approaches.
  • Manages a project or projects which includes multiple teams led by managers and/or supervisors.
  • Responsible for creating workforce and staffing plans for project/family to ensure efficient use of resources.
  • Typically has hiring, firing, promotion and reward authority within own area, in accordance with organizational guidelines.
  • Requires deep management and leadership knowledge to lead cross-family project or program teams or mange across multiple families.
  • Typically has mastery within a specific technical discipline/area or broad expertise across multiple related disciplines to include understanding of IT Network Operations.
  • Solid experience supporting an environment in IT Operations, awareness of VMWare, Windows 2012/2016 servers, Active Directory, COOP, Desktop support, Call Center practices, and other day-to-day IT support best practices.
  • Experience with using Remedy
  • Experience with PowerPoint

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years or prior relevant experience.
  • Has 7+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects. 
  • PMP required (a 90 day waiver may be obtained)

  • Advanced time management and analytical skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft excel
  • Excellent client-facing communication skills
  • Works to influence project\team leaders regarding solution design, process and/or approaches
  • Utilizes expert knowledge of and ability to apply advanced principles, and concepts.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Leidos systems would be desirable. 
  • Higher clearance up to TS/SCI level would be desirable.

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External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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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