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Job #: R-00032119
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

The Cyber and SIGINT Solutions Operation under the Intelligence Group of Leidos is seeking an experienced Project Coordinator for a program in San Diego, CA.

PROGRAM SUMMARY: Product development includes tactical mobile development as well as enterprise web application development.  The portfolio of products support the Cybersecurity and Information Assurance domains.  These systems deploy a variety of technologies and communicate with infrastructure interfaces to bring secure, modern-day Cybersecurity and Cryptographic Key Management solutions to the warfighter.

Primary Responsibilities

Leidos is looking to fill a project management and coordination role across a portfolio of cybersecurity-related projects.  In this dynamic role, the ideal candidate will be responsible for providing program and project management coordination and support across a portfolio of projects related to cryptographic key management and information assurance.  The candidate will operate in a supporting role within a Project Management Office (PMO) setting where team members are responsible for budgeting, managing, executing, and documenting aspects of the project(s) and their operations. The candidate will routinely work with project managers, development staff and engineers, and have routine exposure with the Government customer and stakeholders. This role is ideal for a bourgeoning project manager looking to grow a rich, robust toolset in the domain of program/project management.

Successful candidates will be capable of planning, organizing, securing and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific program goals and objectives. Duties may include assistance ensuring that all programs run within scope, time, and budget constraints. Candidates should expect to routinely interface with task and functional leaders, customers, subcontractors, and support personnel.

Basic Qualifications

Education: BA or BS Degree and 2-4 years of experience.

  • Ability to obtain a secret clearance
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Leadership and problem-solving skills; the ability to take charge when necessary and also evaluate situations and determine the proper course of action
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Comfortable interacting with customers and stakeholders
  • Superb time management
  • Proficient with MS Office

Preferred :

  • Familiar with agile software development methodologies and tools
  • 2+ years project management/project assistant experience
  • Has practical knowledge of the project management discipline (through advanced education combined with experience)
  • Has general understanding of industry practices and standards

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

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 www.Leidos.com.

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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