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Job #: R-00060009
Location: Austin, TX
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
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?  Apply to applicable positions below and one of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out to discuss opportunities shortly.

Transforming Information Technology 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 Project Manager position. Qualified candidates must have experience managing Information Technology related projects and be well versed in life cycle/project management methodologies.  Experience in tracking costs, schedule and performance progress and risk identification and management are essential for success in this position. PMP or PMI certification is required for this role. Candidates will be required to work onsite in our Austin, TX office when COVID restrictions lift.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Manages the full lifecycle of applications/systems projects for Event Management (EM) Division from intake to customer delivery

  • Leads and manages Agile SCRUM teams, products, and processes across the lifecycle of the project

  • Evaluates, determines, and documents specific requirements related to EM projects and translates those requirements into a roadmap with target release dates for accomplishment

  • Develops and manages a project risk register for each project

  • Determines and Manages the project schedule utilizing Agile PM methodologies and tools

  • Provides routine reporting of project milestones, risks, impediments, and escalation requirements

  • Presents to leadership, stakeholders and/or governance groups, the vision and strategy of the project, the roadmap of planned deliveries, and capabilities to be delivered in each release

  • Conducts cross-organizational coordination as required in support of project delivery

  • Expedites and coordinates services to assist in managing complex enterprise projects 

  • Manages assigned tasks to completion within the schedule, budget, and scope of the project

WHAT YOU MUST HAVE TO SUCCEED: (required skills)

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business, or related scientific /technical discipline

  • Must work onsite in Austin, TX office when COVID restrictions lift

  • Ten (10) years of relevant experience OR 18 years of relevant experience may be substituted for education

  • Must have the ability to obtain Public Trust Clearance

  • Must be US Citizen contract requirement

  • Extensive experience managing complex IT projects and performing in the role of Scrum Master

  • Project Management Institute – Agile Certified Practitioner (PMP or PMI is required) Only those candidates with this certification will be qualified

  • Certified Scrum Master

  • Kanban Management

  • Innate/documented ability to translate project activities into executive-level reports, correspondence, and presentations

HOW YOU CAN STAND OUT IN THE CROWD: (preferred skills)

  • Experience working on projects involving the monitoring and management of enterprise network, infrastructure, and applications

  • Ability to operate in high-stress environments

"External Referral Eligible"

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

4000

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

Pay Range:

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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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

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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