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Job #: R-00047699
Location: Springfield, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Why wake up every day and want more when YOU CAN HAVE IT?  Do you love KNOWING at the end of each day that your work made a difference?  Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work with one of the BEST in government contracting?  Ranked by Forbes in 2018 as a Top 100 government contractor and one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, Team Leidos is one you don’t want to overlook.   

Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. We embrace and solve some of the world's toughest challenges. We’re focused on ensuring our intelligence customers have the right tools, technologies, and tactics to keep pace with an ever-evolving threat landscape and succeed in their mission to protect people and critical assets around the world. Who wouldn’t be fulfilled being part of that every day?  We know once you join Team Leidos, you are sure to go home at the end of every day knowing YOU MADE A DIFFERENCE, resulting in one of the most REWARDING careers you could have imagined.   WE WANT YOU!! 

Job Description

We are seeking a qualified Program Manager (PM) to oversee a Task Order on the ITEMS UFS contract. This position will be located in Springfield, VA or in Saint Louis, MO (either location works well).  This individual’s role will fit into a larger team within the ITEMS UFS Program Management Office (PMO).  The PM will have responsibility for coordinating new requirements with the technical team, successful execution of contract and corporate requirements, and general support to the ITEMS UFS Program Manager based upon contract priorities. 

This Task Order is in support of the NGA Research Office. This office requires specialized, dedicated support for innovative systems including R&D Active Directory domains, Windows desktop systems deployed in a lab environment, and custom A/V systems with knowledge display walls that support Research mission requirements.  The TO PM will manage Senior Research Engineers who will operate independently on a geographically dispersed team responsible for dedicated operations and sustainment support, systems administration, security engineering, asset management, and IT hardware maintenance. 

The TO PM should have an understanding of all that’s involved with maintaining software baselines, maintenance/management of software updates, Security Engineering and Information Assurance, Active Directory Domains, Domain Name Servers, A/V systems and monitors (and knowing when to call for Tier 4 A/V support/vendor maintenance). The TO PM should also be familiar with Asset Custodian responsibilities, Architecture Definition Documentation and Planning, Release and Deployment management, Desktop Hosting Services, Desktop Image Management, Home Directory and Profile support services, Print and Scan support services, Desktop Software support services, Personal IT Device support Services, and Conference Center support services. An understanding of Domain Services including Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) services and Windows Patch management is also desired. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and manage program performance, risk, cost and schedule; quality review and submission of deliverables

  • Interface with and provide briefings to customers and senior leadership

  • Coordinate contract, subcontract, finance, security, staffing, and procurement activities

  • Manage project stakeholders, project team, project risk, project schedule, project budget, and project conflicts

  • Coordinate resolution of project execution issues

Basic Qualifications:

  • Excellent briefing, writing, communication, administrative, and organizational skills

  • Experience overseeing technical teams

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently and under stringent timelines

  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with ability to obtain Poly

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in a relevant field

  • Proven experience managing technical projects

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

  • Experience managing Firm-Fixed Price (FFP) Programs

  • Understanding of Tier 1, 2, and 3 System Administration

  • Understanding of how to resolve a wide range of system issues, troubleshooting software, hardware, diagnosis of network issues, and addressing trouble tickets and service tasks across all tiered levels

  • Knowledge of the NGA processes and procedures and of NGA production systems a plus

Education & Experience:

  • Requires a BA degree and 8 to 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 10 years of prior relevant experience.

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Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI



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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

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