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Job #: R-00043767-OTHLOC-PL-2D0750
Location: Eagan, MN
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Program Manager who will be a member of a dynamic team working on the Federal Aviation Administration’s En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) technology, which is at the heart of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) and the National Airspace System (NAS). The program is vital to the future of air navigation, providing the foundational platform required for the FAA to enable NextGen solutions such as System Wide Information Management, Data Communications, and Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast providing benefits for users and the flying public by increasing air traffic flow and improving automated navigation and conflict detection.  
•    Oversee assigned parts of the program scope to ensure contract conformance within program schedule, cost, quality, and profit objectives.
•    Support Program Managers, including performing program-wide horizontal integration planning, identification, and management of internal and external dependencies.
•    Ensure the program implementation of the ERAM Program Management Plan, including leading the program team in internal and external audits.
•    Review and approve final documents and deliverables for completeness and conformity to requirements.
•    Prepare materials/briefings for and participate in customer monthly program reviews, cost reviews, risk review, and other customer meetings and briefings.

•    Oversee cost, schedule, quality, and customer interface for multiple ERAM task orders and key strategic program initiatives.
•    Support and/or develop cost proposal to the FAA, as required.
•    Requires BA/BS degree in relevant field and 8+ years of prior relevant experience, with at least 4+ years of management/project experience, or MA/MS in relevant field with 6+ years of prior relevant experience
•    Experience leading Systems Engineering, Software, and/or Test teams.
•    Ability to operate and manage effectively with minimal guidance. The successful candidate should have demonstrated skills in the effective management and oversight of team members in various locations.
•    Possess a high degree of ethics, strong core values and an optimistic outlook, strong leadership, teamwork, and customer relations skills, exceptional oral and written communication and formal presentation skills, the ability to work independently with initiative, creativity and innovation, and demonstrated program management skills. 
•    Experience related to project/program management with strong business acumen
•    Strong understanding of program and business operations with the FAA and will be responsible for achievement of mission critical milestones and contract performance on an ongoing basis. The successful candidate must be able to anticipate customer needs and formulate and propose solutions. 
•    Represent the program in customer and internal reviews and meetings. Other duties and responsibilities will be assigned as required by the program. Travel may be required to/from Washington, DC and Atlantic City, NJ.
Desired Skills:
•    Prefer 3+ years of experience related to the management or supervision of the design, development, test, or acquisition of Air Traffic Control/Management systems with an average value of $100M or greater.
•    Prefer previous Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) program experience.
Location Considerations:
•    Preferred location is Gaithersburg/DC area, although Atlantic City, NJ or Eagan, MN will be considered.
•    Some teleworking may be possible, however, in-person presence will be required for key customer and team meetings.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

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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