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Job #: R-00067007
Location: Remote, United States
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000.00
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Job Description:

Does it excite you to work on cutting-edge artificial intelligence for cybersecurity working from home?  

The Leidos Innovation Center (LInC) is seeking you then our next Cyber AI Program Manager (PM) and Solution Architect (SA) for a position within the Leidos Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Accelerator. You will plan and direct all administrative, financial, and operational activities, enabling the Cyber AI Principle Investigator to focus on larger strategic organizational initiatives. As our PM and SA you will organize and prioritize critical issues and required information and makes recommendations and facilitates efficient decision making. To be successful in this role, one must be well connected with the Accelerator team and others across the organization to influence outcomes. Work remotely with a diverse and geographically distributed team of AI/ML and cybersecurity experts on modern Cyber AI problems.

Exciting stuff you will do on the job:
•    Creating and maintaining cross-departmental relationships to enable leadership success
•    Coordinate internal and external communications (Prism, Confluence, Technical Exchanges, Technical Summits, etc.) 
•    Establish, prioritize, track, and facilitate closure of actions items 
•    Provide strategic advice and counsel to the Director 
•    Assuming day-to-day responsibility for projects and tasks
•    Manage, track, and advise on financials 
•    Team coordination including meeting and collaboration conception, preparation and execution 
•    Strategic lead on high-profile projects, providing architectural recommendations
•    Work with a team of researchers within the Leidos AI/ML Accelerator developing and delivering Cyber AI solutions in a range of technology areas.
•    Expand and enhance Cyber AI strategy for a $10B+ Fortune 500 company with major markets in Defense, Intelligence, Civil, and Health. 

This is you:
•    Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related discipline, such as: data science, applied mathematics, statistics, electrical engineering, or systems engineering.
•    10+ years of cybersecurity or cyber-centric AI/ML experience within major programs in industry, academia, or government.
•    The ability to obtain a secret security clearance.
•    Experience with two of the following: threat detection, malware analysis, reverse engineering, and penetration testing.
•    Experience with AI/ML and related key technical disciplines.
•    Enthusiasm for innovation, experimentation and self-development in the cyber security field.
•    Excellent interpersonal/communication skills, both verbal and written.
•    Experience and proven ability to work autonomously and in a team in an innovative and fast-paced environment whilst delivering to deadlines.

You will wow us even more if you have these skills:
•    Advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D.)
•    The ability to obtain a TS//SCI clearance is strongly preferred.
•    Experience with JIRA  / Confluence, and modern Agile and SecDevOps practices
•    Experience with Leidos Capabilities, including full spectrum cyber operations, cybersecurity, cloud security, and others
•    Experience with bid and proposal activities, such as working on a capture / proposal
•    Marketing experience 
•    Knowledge Management expertise
•    Familiarity with IRAD process 
•    Excellent writing and presentation development skills
•    Experience in automating advanced techniques for malware analysis, reverse engineering, and penetration testing.
•    Experience with developing AI/ML solutions for massive (PB+) datasets, and secured data (PHI, classified data, etc.).
•    Proven ability to design, articulate, and deliver complex cyber solutions that: are scalable, robust, secure, and resilient and deliver clear, measurable value to program owners and end users.
•    Experience with commercial and Open Source Cyber / AI / ML / Data Science platforms.
•    Hands-on experience with a broad range of current deep learning tools (e.g., TensorFlow, Spark, Theano, PyTorch, Scikit-learn, Keras, Nvidia Digits) and collaboration environments (e.g. Jupyter notebooks, PyCharm).


Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00


COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

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

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