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Job #: R-00055990
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Part Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals. Driven by our talented workforce, the Integrated Missions Operation builds trust through an array of energy-related IT, environmental science and engineering solutions to meet our customers’ needs.

Key Capabilities:

Job Description

Leidos Energy Mission Support (EMS) Portfolio is looking for an experienced program manager to serve as a Program Execution and Staffing Specialist and assist portfolio project managers in complying with corporate pre-award and post-award policies and procedures and to staff proposed and ongoing portfolio projects.

NOTE: This is a PART-TIME role offering up to 29 hours per week.

Primary Responsibilities

The EMS Program Execution and Staffing Specialist is responsible for understanding and advising on compliance with the Leidos Civil Group and  the Energy and Environment Division pre- and post-award processes for developing and preparing responses to requests for information (RFI), request for proposals (RFP), and other solicitations; preparing and approving project basis of estimates, risk reviews, and approval reviews; conducting kick-off reviews; monitoring periodic project reviews in the corporate project management data base; and scheduling monthly project reviews for ongoing portfolio projects. Other responsibilities include green and red team reviews of proposals. 

The EMS Program Execution and Staffing Specialist is also responsible for managing recruitment and staffing for projects, evaluating the needs of the project against the skill sets of the team, and determining what additional experience is needed to meet project objectives for our Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) programs. This includes all customer facing positions, as well as any surge and on-demand positions for the Leidos footprint, such as for proposals and contingent positions. This position will be the primary interface between the Talent Acquisition team and the Operations Team to identify program needs, coordinate openings, create position descriptions, monitor applicants, direct candidate screening, and schedule and conduct compliant interviews. This position is also responsible for periodic reporting on open positions and new hires, tracking on-boarding activities and providing resources to new hires on behalf of the Front Line Supervisors.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Ten or more years of experience successfully managing large federal programs including recruiting and hiring staff.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the editing, oversight, and preparation of technical proposals
  • Ability to work independently with a strong work ethic
  • Excellent presentation, strategic thinking, and “people” skills
  • Ability to travel as needed for meetings

Preferred Qualifications

  • Significant and recent project experience working with DOE, the National Nuclear Security Administration, DOE Laboratories, and other federal or Department of Defense government organizations.
  • Experience with Leidos systems, including WorkDay talent acquisition and Fusion systems.
  • Experience with Leidos project execution policies and processes.
  • Two or more years of experience with one of our DOE or NNSA programs is highly desired. 
  • Knowledgeable of strategic nuclear weapon modernization programs.
  • DOE Q clearance or DoD TS clearance

Leidos is growing! Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

Pay Range:

Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00


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 40,000 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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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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