Today, Electronic Warfare is a still-growing enterprise – protecting the warfighter and our national security against ever-adapting threats. Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) currently has an opening for a Jr Project Manager to support EW development programs in Arlington, VA. You’ll be part of a team focused on improving the robustness and efficacy of sensors and signals in complicated environments in a fast-changing arena.
As a Jr Project Manager, you’ll directly support Program Managers (PMs) in achieving specific R&D program objectives. The ideal candidate will possess superior analytical and problem-solving skills, operate independently with limited supervision and feedback, be a strong team player, and have the ability to establish solid working relationships with technical staff members and peers within the division as well as our external Government customers. Experience in communication, EW, and radar systems; hardware/software fabrication; vehicle/platform system integration; and/or test and evaluation is a plus. This position has potential for future growth and additional responsibility based on candidate performance.
**Note: The classified nature of this work allows for minimal remote/telework opportunities.
Support the Program Manager with day-to-day operations support of contract, subcontract, finance, security, staffing, and procurement
Support the Program Manager in monitoring and managing program performance, risk, cost and schedule; quality review and submission of all deliverables
Support preparation of contract modification proposals, and proposals for new business (technical and cost)
Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years of relevant experience
Excellent briefing, writing, communication, administrative, and organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently, under stringent timelines
Ability to multi-task on task assignments and across programs
Must have an active Secret security clearance.
Master's degree in a relevant field
Experience overseeing technical teams
Direct experience in the development of communication, EW or radar components or systems, software, or systems engineering
Capture experience: planning and proposal writing
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
Top Secret/SCI clearance
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Proj and Prog Management
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 39,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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