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Job #: R-00034947
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Leidos Government Health & Safety Solutions group is seeking a Project Manager to lead a highly visible program supporting a large data warehouse and associated tools for a federal Public Health agency.

The Project Manager will be responsible for successful service delivery and contract execution, leading a diverse team comprised of GIS and .Net software developers, product owners, testers, architects, website designers, and configuration management staff. The team employs agile methodologies, including scrum and Kanban.  The Project Manager will be responsible for compliance with HHS policies and mandates such as EPLC, Earned Value Management, security policies, and ADA Section 508.   

Specific responsibilities also include:

  • Oversee all phases of the software development lifecycle using the agile framework
  • Managing staff, including hiring, compensation and employee performance assessments 
  • Accountable to the customer and Leidos management for the success of the program and team
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction at all times
  • Report status to the customer  internally and  within the Leidos organization
  • Oversee execution of tasks and ensure adherence to QA processes
  • Conduct recruiting, staffing, hiring and personnel management activities
  • Develop Basis of Estimates (BOEs), project schedules and financial forecasts
  • Manage and control costs on fixed-price tasks
  • Manage subcontractors
  • Participate in business development including responding to RFPs, and supporting capture and proposal efforts
  • Participate in cross-program teams to advance business area initiatives
  • Promote thought leadership and innovation

Required skills/experience

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 12 or more years of Technical experience 
  • At least 8 years of managing complex software projects 
  • Experience developing GIS, BI, data visualization, .net, and SQL applications
  • Data warehouse development and maintenance experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills, including the ability to tailor communications for peers, staff, technical experts, executives, and customer stakeholders
  • Excellent leadership, motivational and interpersonal skills 
  • Demonstrated success as a team player within a complex technical work environment 
  • Experience successfully managing Firm Fixed Price contracts/task orders and subcontractors
  • Proficiency with Office Productivity tools: Outlook, Word, Excel, MS Project and PowerPoint 
  • Experience with Agile development and Jira 
  • These characteristics are highly desirable:

  • Experience working within an HHS OPDIV (NIH, HRSA, FDA, etc.) 
  • PMP certification 
  • Scrum Master certification 
  • Position requires US Citizenship or US Permanent Residency Status and the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance


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Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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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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