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Job #: R-00032370-OTHLOC-PL-2D0006
Location: Aberdeen, 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: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is currently looking for an IT Project Coordinator for Ft. Gordon, GA. The Program/ Operations Specialist will perform a variety of duties to support the Division Support Branch of CECOM TSD.


  • Manages all phases of projects including planning, initiation, execution, monitoring, control and closing.
  • Using standard enterprise project management processes, tools and techniques, manages project scope, cost and time while managing risk, communications and quality.
  • Develops, manages and implements project plans such as communications plan, scope management plan, time management plan, work breakdown structure, risk plan, budget plan and procurement plan.
  • Manages project schedules, templates, reports, checklists and analysis tools.
  • Monitors human resources and skill sets for projects to ensure project success with full allocation of resources. Ensures projects are implemented by the baseline plans.
  • Develops and administers methodologies to validate Cyber Workforce job roles.
  • Serves as a key technical advisor for Cybersecurity on all technical security issues, including architecture, infrastructure, program initiatives, and best practices or standards.
  • Uses broad information systems (IS) architectural principles, recognizes the need for and generates new IS engineering theories and develops highly complex IS design and operations guidance, documents, and policies.
  • Performs in-depth technical analysis and provides technical, top-level advice on managing the information technology security program, in accordance with the requirements of the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). Recognized expert in the IS field, and often sought out by outside authorities for consultations, advice, and guidance.
  • Initiates, directs, and/or conducts pioneering engineering or IS system studies that solves major unexplored issues across several engineering/IS disciplines. Coordinates with IS architects, other systems developers, and functional areas within the organization to ensure IS are properly integrated into the target architecture and transition plans.
  • Provides technical advice on enterprise IT Security operational maturity to support the continuation of the organization and modernization and protection of organization employees, information, and processes.
  • Performs assessments of risks and compliance efforts, and identifies, mitigates, and monitors cyber security threats.
  • Identifies and tracks disaster recovery related vulnerabilities and develops remediation recommendations.
  • Develops Cybersecurity policies, strategies, and tactical plans; provides assurance services in areas of information technology security; regulatory compliance oversight; IT modernization; system security; and disaster recovery.
  • Builds and maintains cooperative partnerships with stakeholders to ensure compliance with Federal statutory, legislative, and regulatory cybersecurity requirements. Ensures stakeholder security requirements are identified and fully evaluated while mitigating risk of operational disruption and ensuring resilience of critical functions and business processes.
  • Represents the organization in managing and coordinating the actions of various teams and functions working on critical policy matters within his/her scope of responsibility.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree and 4 or more years of directly related experience. Additional directly related experience can offset the degree requirements

Active DoD Secret security clearance

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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

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