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Job #: R-00049178
Location: Ashburn, VA
Category: Cyber Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

The Homeland Security Solutions Operation within the Intelligence Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Deputy Program Manager (DPM) to work in Ashburn, Virginia.  The DPM will lead a talented team in providing Enterprise Security Operations Center and Security Engineering Services to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with services that include: SOC operations, cybersecurity tool architecture design, security engineering, operations and maintenance, and compliance with government security policies.

Leidos is looking for a DPM that will support the PM with planning, coordinating, and managing the actions taken by the organization to initiate and execute a Government contract. When the PM is not available, the DPM will serve as the Leidos single point-of-contact with the program office for management and technical matters and contract-level issues. The DPM must support the effective negotiation of differences that may exist between Leidos, our partners, our venders, and the customer in order to bring together a cohesive/efficiently running security operations center and security engineering organization. The position will support the management of cost, schedule, quality and risk to ensure contract requirements are met; provide financial reports, collect and analyze project metrics; prepare and participate in informal and formal reviews.  We are looking for a team-oriented leader focused on delivering and supporting the strategic goals of DHS.  The DPM must support and provide the leadership and have the interpersonal communication skills necessary to inspire, lead, direct and manage a complex and high paced operational environment. The DPM will interface with senior DHS leaders and directors to help maintain and sustain critical systems supporting the Enterprise Security Operations Center.  Additionally, when the PM is not available, shall be a single point of contact for the Contracting Officer and the COR.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with DHS personnel

  • Responsible for financial, technical, administrative, contractual, and personnel aspects of the contract

  • Expertly manage cross-functional teams responsible for delivering high-quality program capabilities on time and within budget, including Subcontractors and Vendors

  • Serve as a main point of contact for the customer Leadership, Contracting Officer, and the COR

  • Leads cross project planning for Contractor resources, scheduling, milestones and deliverables

  • Identifies, assesses and resolves complex business problems/issue/risks and facilitates issue resolution and risk mitigation

  • Ensure that all work on this contract complies with the contract terms and conditions and is approved/coordinated with senior corporate managers

  • Ensures Contractor Back office support to properly process invoicing and Personnel Security Clearance requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be able to obtain a Department of Homeland Security Entry on Duty (EOD)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related Engineering field

  • 5 years Project Management experience in IT service delivery or cybersecurity services.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • ISC2 CISSP certification

  • Demonstrate integrity, respect, and a commitment to excellence, collaboration, agility, and diversity

  • Experience organizing, directing, and managing contract operation support functions involving multiple, complex, and interrelated project tasks

  • Experience effectively communicating at senior levels within a customer organization

  • Experience meeting with customer and contractor personnel to formulate and review task plans and deliverable items, and effectively execute in accordance with approved plans

  • Ability to collaborate with technical staff and customers in forming strategies to improve performance, reliability, and cost effectiveness

  • Experience mentoring staff in order to maintain high levels of performance and positive morale

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field.

  • Experience developing a strategic vision for a complex organization, balancing modernization needs with critical daily operations and maintenance requirements.

  • Experience managing programs or projects in a DHS environment.

  • TS/SCI clearance

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Cyber Management

Pay Range:

  

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 www.Leidos.com.

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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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