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Job #: R-00026699
Location: Reston, 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: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos has a career opening for a Director Global Security Program Management located in Reston, VA.

Primary Responsibilities:
Reporting to the CSO primary responsibilities will include:
-Develops project plans and deliverables that meet identified requirements by application of, or in accordance with, accepted Project Management principles.
-Ensures assigned individuals are executing the identified and assigned tasks and providing appropriate tracking and reporting per plan. Leads others and directs all phases of assigned projects.
-Consults with senior management, project sponsors, and/or other stakeholders regarding the interpretation of requirements and execution risk management.
-Interfaces extensively with senior management. Interactions may include negotiated solutions or influencing and persuading other senior level managers.
-Provides mentoring to project teams and assists in the development of capability based solutions, technical requirement determination and value analysis.
-Develops, promulgates and oversees the implementation of enterprise policy, standard work and productivity evaluations.
-Supports CSO in assessing enterprise performance; develops performance metrics and provides analytic support to monthly and quarterly operating reviews.
-Develops annual operating plan (AOP), spend plan, investment priorities, budget and project justifications and monitors financial execution of the security enterprise.
-Develops and maintains enterprise communication platforms, common work environment tools and strategic messaging to the workforce for security awareness and risk reduction.
-Assists the CSO with enterprise professional development and succession planning, organizational structure and realignments as might be necessary to support business priorities.
-Carries out and supports other operational projects as assigned by the CSO.

Basic Qualifications:
-Bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited university required, combined with 12 years of experience.
-12 years of relevant experience and leadership responsibilities that includes 3-5 years of experience specifically in project management
-Knowledge of program management/scheduling tools and techniques is expected.
-Demonstrated proficiency in all project management areas is critical.
-Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

-Must have  Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Proj and Prog Management

About Leidos

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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