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Job #: R-00033947
Location: Lynnwood, WA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is executing multiple programs to develop complex undersea systems for next generation undersea operations and seabed warfare. Such development programs require program management leadership that draws on demonstrated technical experience in the design, development, test, operation, and support of complex ocean systems, as well as experience leading industry teams comprised of prime contractor and major subcontractor participants. Immediate application areas includes autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) for advanced ocean survey missions from multiple host platforms.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Act as the principal point of contact to the primary customer and supporting government stakeholders
  • Lead engineering and functional support personnel to establish and execute technical and programmatic plans to meet contract and Leidos policy requirements for a multi-year development and production effort for a next-generation AUV system
  • Develop detailed schedules and resource plans to accomplish Earned Value Management System (EVMS) reporting and performance oversight tools.
  • Lead Cost Account Managers (CAMs) to plan and manage derivative efforts within the overall program
  • Assess technical, schedule, and cost performance of component tasks across the program and develop corrective action plans to resolve any identified deficiencies or leverage opportunities to achieve performance improvements in cost, schedule, or technical metrics
  • Coordinate with CAMs, task leads, and other performing engineering and functional staff to meet task cost, schedule, and technical requirements
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with customer stakeholders to optimally represent Leidos contract performance and leverage lines of communication to jointly addresses issues and opportunities while executing the program
  • Ensure transparent communication with Leidos line and functional management to ensure their understanding of contract status, any current or emergent issues, and ensure they are able to provide appropriate support and communicate with their senior-level customer counterparts
  • Lead all internal Leidos business process reviews and all external customer reviews
  • Coordinate with Finance, Project Control, and Scheduler staffs to establish an accurate baseline to monitor program performance, generate EVMS report, and identify areas of concern and opportunities for increased efficiency and cost savings
  • Coordinate with Contracts, Subcontracts, and Procurement staff to develop and implement strategies to implement effective communication with internal customers, direct customers, related stakeholders, subcontractors, and vendors
  • Ensure all contract CDRLs are delivered in accordance with the contract requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 15+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years or prior relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience as a contributing engineer on system development teams, demonstrating experience in the design, development, integration, and test of systems (may overlap with PM experience)
  • Military or senior civilian experience within the DoD acquisition environment
  • Demonstrated, successful experience with customer relationship management
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Project, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Specific experience in the design, development, integration, and test of autonomous or remotely operated undersea vehicle systems
  • Specific experience in qualifying and certifying systems for operation on US Navy surface ships and submarines
  • Specific experience developing resource loaded networks (RLNs) and EVMS reporting
  • Program Management Professional certification or equivalent DAIWA certification
  • Experience with Leidos processes and policies, or equivalent experience in other corporations
  • Active TS/SCI clearance

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% 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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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