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Job #: R-00054113
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Division Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The National Solutions Operation (NSO) within Leidos’ Intelligence Group has an opening for a Vice President/Division Manager (DM). We are looking for a growth and team oriented proven leader to lead a $120M+ Integrated Solutions organization focused on the Leidos EDGE (Engage, Differentiate, Grow, Execute) framework: Continue to maintain and build an environment and the leadership team that supports Leidos as a great place to work. Drive differentiation into the organization creating a long-term competitive advantage. Support the long term growth strategy, vision, and mission of the company.  Achieve or exceed the Divisions Annual Operating Plan.

Location - Candidates for consideration may be located in Aurora, Colorado or Chantilly, VA. 


The DM will report directly to the Senior Vice President/Operations Manager and will be responsible for directing and growing a division with over 450 employees and subcontractors providing mission operations and support to the National Reconnaissance Office across the United States as well as International.  The DM is expected to manage the relationship with current and potential customers and business partners while engaging our workforce to deliver flawless performance to customers

The DM will be the key leader to:

  • Engage our employees in support of critical national security missions

  • Maintain and grow an inclusive working environment

  • Develop and implement strategy while building and maintaining a high performing team

  • Establish plans and budgets and manage the operational, financial and technical performance of the division

  • Work with the Group BD team to identify, capture, and win profitable business opportunities

  • Increase base by growing organically and promoting Leidos direct labor on existing programs.

The DM must demonstrate highly ethical performance and behavior that is conducive to professional growth, employee engagement, and continuous staff development. The DM will work closely with other division managers, the Operations Manager, and Group staff and functional support personnel, and is expected to collaborate across the company and exhibit teamwork to contribute to division, group, sector, and enterprise success.

Performance objectives may include:

  • Program execution

  • Improving division and group efficiency and effectiveness

  • Overseeing meeting or exceeding division and group financial objectives (to include fee, direct labor, local contribution margin, revenue, PBT, and utilization)

  • Overseeing opportunities tied to division growth, and operating the division within approved indirect expense budgets


  • Candidate must possess Bachelor’s degree and 15 or more years of increasingly complex business operations assignments.

  • Ten years of experience with the Intelligence Community focused on systems development and operations and a deep understanding of customer mission, business processes and future needs.

  • Active, current Top Secret/SCI clearance (able to pass a CI polygraph if requested), and the ability and willingness to maintain this clearance while holding this position

  • Candidate must have the demonstrated ability to develop growth strategies and drive business growth, to include overseeing new business capture efforts   (marketing through proposal).

  • Candidate must be able Candidate must have demonstrated ability to lead and manage diverse organizations, to motivate employees, and ensure engagement.

  • Candidate must possess outstanding verbal and written communications skills.

  • Candidate must be able to travel occasionally to include international travel.


  • Master's degree in management, business or a related field is highly desired.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a globally distributed workforce.

  • Experience  in a science and technology-oriented position within the NRO to include:

    • Mission operations

    • Mission Applications and Software

    • Satellite Operations to include all aspects of TCPED

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 10%

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Division Management

Pay Range:

Pay Range $149,500.00 - $230,000.00 - $310,500.00

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 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

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