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Job #: R-00053793
Location: Orlando, FL
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos has a contingent career opportunity for a talented, SecDevOps Project Manager located in Orlando, Florida; to support a project that supports the US Government cyber training agencies. This Cyber Training Program will support agencies that include, but are not limited to, Army Project Executive Offices (PEOs) and Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, National Guard, Reserves, Federal Agencies, and Joint Cyber Community organizations in support of DoD cyber training. The Project Manager will provide overall direction of project activities, manage and maintain contractor interface with the senior levels of the customer’s organization, consult with customer and contractor personnel to formulate and review task plans and deliverables, ensure conformance with project and project task schedules and costs and contractual obligations. The Project Manager will establish and maintain technical and financial reports to show progress of projects to management and customers, organize and assign responsibilities to subordinates,  oversee the successful completion of all assigned tasks, and assume the initiative and provide support to marketing personnel in identifying and acquiring potential business.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Actively manage project P&L, including indirect budgets to plan.

  • Provide operational oversight and coaching to technical managers.

  • Manage organizational compliance with Leidos policies and procedures.

  • By personal example, set the tone and direction for moral and ethical leadership.

  • Build a culture grounded in the Leidos values, beliefs and expectations and highest standards of ethical and respectful behavior.

  • Develop the employee base to achieve employee retention and performance, including the identification and development of future leaders in Leidos.

  • Provide leadership for the program’s overarching Software Factory and DevSecOps process.

  • Manage a team comprised of software engineers, network engineers and system administrators.

  • Interfacing with and meeting the needs of the software development, test, cyber security, safety and technical publication/product support teams.

  • Manage the development of cyber training software applications.

  • Manage the design and implementation of PCTE core hardware and software infrastructure enhancements, including the transition to a cloud based Infrastructure as a Service model.

  • Manage the logistical aspects of technology refresh.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field and 8-12 years of prior relevant experience; or Masters Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field with 6-10 years of prior relevant experience.

  • US Citizenship is required.

  • Active DoD TS security clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.

  • In depth understanding of the SecDevOps process.

  • Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and Project).

  • Experience in using Microsoft Project to manage project schedules.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate and work with supporting functions and other delivery organizations in achieving win – win results.

  • Highly effective oral and written communication skills  .

Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP Certified.

  • Provide senior level cyber range and cyber operations technical expertise to the prime and support regular interactions with the customer.

  • Experience with Cyber Command in either the DoD or the Intel communities.

  • Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) in a software development environment is strongly preferred.

  • Experience in applying Security and Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) to software technologies.

  • Experience with standards NIST 800-171 / 800-53 and Mil-Std-882E.

  •  Prior experience running Projects within the federal market; >$15M Year.

  • Knowledge and experience in managing multiple contract types (CPFF, FFP, FPLOE, T&M, etc.) and Earned Value Management practical experience.

  • History of success leading and managing multiple task order(s) of high complexity providing services, and customer support.

  • Familiarity with the Atlassian tool suite (Bitbucket, Jira, Confluence, etc.) as well as AWS container-based development, CI/CD tools (Jenkins), containers and container orchestration (Kubernetes, Docker, Helm, etc.).

  • Comprehensive knowledge regarding contemporary processes and methodologies for development and operations.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret


Yes, 25% of the time

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Systems Engineering

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In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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