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Job #: R-00033048
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Leidos NISC III program is looking for a visionary and experienced IT manager to join our team in Washington, DC and support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The ideal candidate must be able to handle multiple mission critical IT projects from new development to sustainment. The candidate must have hands-on experience architecting and overseeing large and complex IT projects while ensuring a quality outcome and setting customer expectations.

The ideal candidate must show proven experience converting red/yellow IT projects to green projects.

This  position  will  require  the candidate to be responsible for ensuring that customer needs are satisfied through managing and  coordinating  specific  informational technology deliverables,  the  overall  project  plan,  budget,  structure,  schedule  and staffing  requirements. The ideal candidate will be instrumental in  overall  planning  and  selling  of  services  including identifying  customer  needs,  creating  performance  work  statements,  identifying  risks  and  estimating  schedule  and  cost.  The candidate will be responsible for coordinating subordinate employee recruitment, selection, promotion, hiring, releasing, training, performance assessment, work assignments, salary, and recognition/disciplinary actions. The candidate will require ability to influence others outside of own area on policies, practices and procedures. The candidate will manage a large team of experienced professionals who exercise latitude and independence in their assignments.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or similar area and 8+ years of professional experience or a Master’s degree in 6+ years of prior professional experience. 4+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects. Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and pass FAA security screening for positions of public trust.

In addition:

  • Experience providing guidance and direction for multiple IT projects simultaneously. Experience handling a team of 15+ people composed of project coordinators, developers, business analysts, testers, technical writers and subcontractors.
  • Demonstrated project management capabilities including: ability to lead evaluation of scope, resources, risk, dependencies, communications, and technical path forward on project.
  • Demonstrated experience orchestrating, developing and sustaining IT solutions in large and complex application environments.
  • Experience in managing the full System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) using waterfall, Agile or a combination of both.
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of Agile methodology including Scrum and Kanban.
  • Understanding of load balancing architecture.
  • Experience with .NET C# Model View Controller (MVC) applications, GIT, web services oriented architectures, MS SQL and Microsoft SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services).
  • Experienced with implementing and using configuration management for multi-environment IT applications.
  • Experience using SharePoint, JIRA and Microsoft Project.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage customers to resolve root cause issues in a positive, non-adversarial manner.
  • Proven leadership skills, independent worker, and able to deliver with minimal or no supervision.
  • Great organization skills to prioritize, follow up, deliver, and communicate status of assigned actions.
  • Deep analytical skills to understand complex procedural problems, identify root causes, and provide solutions.
  • Experience with hiring, on-boarding, off-boarding, promoting, motivating and handling performance of the team.
  • Experience with creating and developing IDIQ Task Orders, developing work proposals and related project deliverables. Understanding of Critical Path Methodology (CPM) and Earned Value Management (EVM) principles.
  • Experience with monitoring task orders financials, products/deliverables, staffing levels and with enforcing performance work statement.
  • Able to successfully handle customers’ expectations. Demonstrated customer-facing stance.
  • Experience with conducting research on specified topics, determining conclusions, and presenting the results in a logical and concise manner.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering or similar.
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
  • Experience using SharePoint or Confluence as document repository.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
  • FAA or DOT experience.
  • Market Research Analysis and Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) product analysis.
  • Knowledge of data visualization tools like Tableau
  • Experience in Agile methodology

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Software Engineering


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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