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Job #: R-00054487
Location: Austin, US
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $4000
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Are you ready to join the mission to innovate and modernize how we support our nation’s Veterans around the globe with world class technology? The BEST and BRIGHTEST come to #TeamLeidos, where we take pride in making a difference with every key stroke!  You will enjoy great benefits, excellent PTO packages, 10 Paid Federal Holidays, Flexible Schedules, Unlimited Education/Certification Opportunities and Training Support, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Disability Leave, Safe Work Environments AND an incredible internal/external referral bonus program that rewards you for knowing and sharing great talent with us!!  We can also help if you are interested in obtaining a government Security Clearance and don’t know where to start? 

Transforming IT for Veterans Affairs with Infrastructure Operations Services Support (IOSS):

Leidos is transforming the way IT is consumed and delivered within the Department of Veterans Affairs IOSS program, a leading-edge Infrastructure Modernization Program fully entrenched in DevSecOps.  Our mission is to provide world-class services to our Veterans and their families by delivering results-oriented, secure, accessible and cost-effective information technology systems. IOSS provides infrastructure support for Veteran-facing applications that enable efficient delivery of all benefits offered to our United States Veterans.  This contract is the VA's next phase in IT transformation, focused on consolidating data centers, updating/migrating cloud services and maintaining secure, efficient delivery systems.  If you want the opportunity to work with one of the world’s largest treasure troves of cutting-edge technologies, look no further. Be a part of a specialized team uniquely positioned to make a difference in how our nation supports our Veterans by modernizing the services they and their families have so rightfully earned. 

Leidos is seeking qualified candidates for a Program Manager role supporting the Austin Information Technology Center (AITC). This is an advanced opportunity to use your Program Management acknowledge and skills to support the VA Infrastructure Operations (IO) and IOSS initiatives. A Program Manager must have experience with diverse IT projects both large and small. Must be able to manage a portfolio of projects. Must be well versed in full systems development life cycle, enterprise wide network engineering, strategic information planning, business process reengineering, structure and management practices. Must be able to identify and mitigate risks to the program.  Must be able to manage to cost, schedule and performance.

The Program Manager will provide support of the Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO) providing technical support in system and application management, system and application hardening, application design, system and application integration and technical management. The individual will be responsible for providing technical input to the system application processes to VA application management Leads teams in developing application, network, security, and technical plans. Guide customers in the installation and use of strategic products through education and guidance, first-use and tuning assistance problem solving and critical situation resolution. The main responsibilities will include the following:

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Work with Subject Matter Experts (SME) to provide technical direction, monitor technical team activities and provide technical guidance in support of the Veterans Affairs OIT Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO), Enterprise Portfolio Management Division DevOPS  (EPMD/DevOPS), Health Product Support (HPS)

  • Collaborate with the Project Managers, Architects, Application Team, and customer to write project plans based on requirements

  • Provide advice and guidance to the System Analyst and Release Managers staff in the evaluation, planning, development, implementation, and training for all Enterprise Program Management endeavors

  • Work with SME to setup monitoring and performance metrics to be automatically generated and reported for the Business Intelligence Office and Customer

  • Monitor various established projects against project costs, risks, bottlenecks, milestones, timelines, and customer expectations.

  • Work with SME to monitor network and security activities for compliance with VA and (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NIST standards and protocols relative to the defense and intelligence community for the VA's cloud environments

  • Provide direction to Project Manager and support staff in the OIT Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO) to ensure projects are completed effectively and efficiently

  • Provide direction in assigning security task and related activities

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific /technical discipline with 15 years of applicable experience or 10 years additional relevant experience substituted for education

  • U.S. Citizenship and/or Green Card required

  • Ability to obtain Public Trust Clearance

HOW TO STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD:

  • Demonstrable knowledge of industry best practices, advanced techniques and solutions dealing with Datacenter policy and procedures

  • Exceptional communication skills, ability to communicate with leadership, staff and customers

  • Develop and maintain accurate documentation for internal procedures and services

  • Ability to automate and streamline processes

  • Maintain operational tools to troubleshoot and resolve issues in development, test and production environments

  • Provisioning application management specific tool sets

  • Setup and maintenance of application platforms

  • Coordinate with Enterprise Architects and Administrators for integration with application services

  • Knowledge of Veteran Affairs’ Information Technology Systems, Policies, and Processes

  • Healthcare experience

  • Expertise in Datacenter strategies and technologies for Disaster recovery strategies

  • Experience using Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Web Application Security Assessment (WASA), and/or National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) protocols and standards

  • Experience with security and compliance with various industry standards like HIPAA, PHI, etc. Strong understanding of networking, containers, and fault tolerance Experience implementing

  • Demonstrable knowledge of industry best practices, advanced techniques and solutions dealing with Datacenter policy and procedures

  • Experience developing and reporting metrics relative to operational performance. Excellent organization and analytical skills, the ability to multitask; can set priorities and follow a timeline.

  • Exceptional communication skills, ability to communicate with leadership, staff and customers

  • Develop and maintain accurate documentation for internal procedures and services

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

4000

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Proj and Prog 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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

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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