This position reports directly to the Division Manager and will assist in all aspects of managing a cross-country division of over 380 employees generating over $130M of revenue annually. The Deputy DM will act on behalf of the Division Manager to address programmatic, human resources, customer, contractual, business development, and other issues quickly and efficiently. The division executes a diverse portfolio of advanced research and development programs involving autonomous systems, sensors (particularly EO/IR and automated target recognition), directed energy, and advanced analytics for customers including the Air Force Research Laboratory, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, and the Intelligence Community. In addition to helping ensure the smooth operation of the Division, the Deputy will particularly focus on strategic growth and the development and execution of strategic roadmaps that transition technology from research through programs of record into the hands of our warfighters.
The deputy will be assigned special tasks from time-to-time that involve cross-division or cross-company responsibilities. These special tasks may include such things as helping the division implement new policies, solving difficult/complex problems (e.g., recruiting and hiring), responding to special data calls, and collaborating with other Leidos groups. During these tasks, the director will be called upon to exercise influential vice positional power and political acumen.
Maintain knowledge of all division operations in order to ensure seamless operations during times of division manager absence
Work with business area leads and senior technical staff to develop and execute strategic technology transition roadmaps
Designated back-up for division manager in all Leidos management information systems
Ensure the accuracy of the division’s CRM entries and coordinate the staffing and general approach for new captures and proposal activities
At the division manager’s discretion, lead problem solving activities that affect programs across the division or require coordination outside the division
Lead or participate in program execution reviews, capture process reviews, and proposal color reviews
Lead or support captures and proposal writing as required
Have at least fifteen years of experience in progressive roles combined with a Bachelor’s Degree (advanced degrees strongly preferred)
Have solid R&D program capture, management and execution experience with one or more R&D customers including DARPA, IARPA, AFRL, ONR and the IC S&T community
The candidate must have a deep working knowledge of the government contracting industry and the technical capabilities of government customers and acquisition candidates
Be able to obtain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance
Be able to travel up to 10%
Work in the Dayton, Ohio or Arlington, Virginia areas
Broad DoD and IC market awareness and broader experience across systems engineering and complex solutions is ideas
Recognition as a technology expert and be viewed by both internal management and external agencies as an individual able to build strong relationships
A management and personal style that is open, flexible, honest and collaborative, with a commitment to building strong relationships with the management team and the organization at large
Superior intellectual capability, high-energy and self-motivation
Personal traits that include assertiveness, inspiration, strong perception, insightfulness and creativity
The ability to thrive in a highly interactive team environment
Highly effective interpersonal, communication, collaborative, and leadership skills
The experience, energy and enthusiasm to work alongside a progressive leadership team tackling multiple priorities throughout the organization, and the ability to develop and implement diverse ideas and best practices into a coordinated strategic roadmap
The ability to lead and mentor teams of diverse professionals to provide exceptional business solutions
The ability to work well under pressure, multi-task, and deliver multiple priorities
Unquestionable integrity and professional ethics
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Portfolio/Business Area 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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