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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 has a current opening in the Austin Information Technology Center (AITC) for a Program Manager supporting Veterans Affairs Enterprise Command Operations (ECO) initiatives of the Veteran's Administration (VA) Office of Information Technology (OIT). This is an advanced opportunity to use your Program Management knowledge and skills to support the Veterans Affairs Enterprise Command Operations (ECO) and IOSS initiatives. Work is performed onsite in Austin, Texas.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:
A Program Manager must have experience with diverse IT projects, both large and small, and must be able to manage a portfolio of projects. Candidate must be well versed in full systems development life cycle, principles of IT Service Management, enterprise wide network engineering, strategic information planning, business process reengineering, and a variety of management practices, including Agile, DevSecOps and CCPM. This position must be able to identify, articulate, and mitigate risks to the program. Must be able to manage cost, scheduling, and performance using suitable and repeatable methods.
Additional responsibilities include:
Manage the full lifecycle of applications and systems projects for Enterprise Command Operations, from requirements intake to full solution development and delivery
Evaluate, determine, and document specific requirements related to ECO monitoring projects and translate those requirements into a roadmap with target release dates
Provide leadership and oversight of multiple project managers and their assigned projects
Compile program data and provide a report of project status, milestones, challenges, and accomplishments
Determine and manage project schedules utilizing prescribed methodologies and tools, including Agile and CCPM (Critical Chain Project Management)
Provide routine reporting of project milestones, risks, impediments, and escalation requirements
Present to leadership, stakeholders and/or governance groups the vision and strategy of the project, roadmap of planned deliveries, and capabilities to be delivered in each release
Conduct cross-organizational coordination as required in support of project delivery
Expedite and coordinate services to assist in managing complex enterprise projects
Manage assigned tasks to completion within the schedule, budget, and scope of the project
WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO SUCCEED – REQUIRED:
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
HOW YOU CAN STAND OUT IN THE CROWD – PREFERRED:
Project Management Institute – Agile Certified Practitioner
Certified Scrum Master
Innate/documented ability to translate project activities into executive-level reports, correspondence, and presentations
Extensive experience managing complex IT projects
Experience working on projects involving the monitoring and management of enterprise network, infrastructure, and applications
Ability to operate in high-stress environments
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:2000
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Proj and Prog Management
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.
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