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Job #: R-00046194
Location: Springfield, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a collaborative and forward leaning Senior Program Manager who wants to tackle challenges and be a part of creating innovative solutions. The PM will serve as the primary interface between Leidos, all sub-contractors and the government for required project status information, tasking, risk management, coordination, staffing, scheduling and problem resolution. This position requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance.  Ready to tackle your next challenge - then we want you on our team.

Primary Responsibilities

The PM will be responsible for all aspects of managing the contract to include but not limited to analyzing business functionality, providing recommendations, and impact assessments. The PM is responsible for managing, developing and evaluating subordinate resources, resolving contractor issues, meeting with the Sponsor for Program Management Reviews, creating and maintaining all compliance documentation, maintaining the contractor management plan, as well as, managing and reporting on project related items, such as cost, schedule, risk, and performance. The PM will be responsible for timely and accurate delivery of all CDRL and financial reports for the contract as well as ad hoc data calls and various other contract deliverables.  The PM is to ensure the timely and accurate transfer of programmatic and technical information and plan and participate in program/iterative reviews. The PM will be responsible for securing and managing an exceptional team/staff, maintaining high levels of staff retention, and ensuring exceptional customer relationship management. The successful candidate will excel at personnel and customer relationship management with a big picture/strategic eye for innovation and continued efficiencies across the program.

Basic Qualifications

  • Exceptional staff and customer relationship management skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities working with senior management to influence and find solutions.
  • Ability to write/document and present materials.
  • BS and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years of prior relevant experience
  • Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • 5+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects.
  • 5+ years supporting 24x7 operational environment
  • 7 years working with IC customers/organizations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Support to mission critical space operations environments
  • PMP certification or equivalent
  • Joint Professional Military Education II graduate
  • Prior Combatant Command, Interagency, or Joint Operations experience
  • Familiarity with DoD planning, exercises, and wargaming

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Yes, 10% of the time

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Proj and Prog Management

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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

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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