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Job #: R-00025892
Location: Bridgewater, VA
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: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Quick Reaction Capable Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance (QRC AISR) Division of Leidos has a dynamic opportunity in Bridgewater, VA for a Project Manager.  In this role, you will be supporting multiple airborne programs. This position supports the Project Engineering Manager and multiple program managers by accomplishment of the tasks described below:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Execute engineering projects with aggressive timelines while interfacing with Government, industry customers, and airworthiness authorities to understand requirements and develop innovative solutions. Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Task prioritization and management
    • Schedule inputs, tracking, and maintenance
    • Manage creation, receipt, and delivery of contractually required documentation
    • Daily/Weekly status updates
    • Large data list curation
    • Create and brief content for internal and external customers
    • Requirements tracking
    • Subcontractor liaison
    • Proposal inputs and tracking
    • Review technical content for accuracy and proper correlation across multiple functional areas
    • Configuration Management
  • Apply project management principles to plan, design, build, integrate, test, certify, and operationally sustain manned aircraft.
  • Work closely with Program Managers to capture and derive program requirements, track and reports task statuses, and ensure tasks are executed efficiently and on schedule.
  • Review and prepare engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation.
  • Work closely with the engineering team to plan, execute, document, and deliver airworthiness and requirements documentation for the design, production, and testing of aircraft systems. 
  • Work closely with the configuration management team to development and maintain aircraft configuration documentation. 

Basic Qualifications

  • BA degree and 2 - 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience; additional years of experience required in lieu of a degree.
  • Diverse engineering experience working in an agile engineering environment.
  • Experience reading engineering drawings, both mechanical and electrical.
  • Experience in managing scope, schedule, and task prioritization
  • Comfortable in presenting program status briefs to customers and senior decision makers.
  • Leadership, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office software products.
  • A clearance is NOT required to start, but a final DoD Secret level of clearance is required. You must be able to obtain and maintain this level of clearance.
  • Up to 10% Required Travel: Candidate must be able to travel throughout the U.S. to support program events.
  • Must have the ability to obtain a passport or visa to travel internationally.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands-on Experience with DHC-8 airframes
  • Knowledge and experience with ISR aircraft
  • Advanced organizational experience (ie logistics, inventory systems, document workflows, scheduling, task management, etc)
  • Configuration Management Systems & Processes
  • INCOSE ASEP/CSEP or DODAF certified or PMP Certified
  • Active Secret clearance

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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