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Job #: R-00068356
Location: Remote, United States
Category: Systems Engineering
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: $3000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Solutions Manager to support the Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) contract. SMIT is the largest IT services program for the Navy, delivering the core backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet, including cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport. Ultimately, Leidos will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service.

This leader is responsible for leading a broad scoped team through understanding customer requests and defining accurate, awardable, and executable solutions using inputs from Ops, Engineering, and Architecture SME Teams for proposals, ROMs, and customer presentations. In this position, you work with various departments throughout our company and internal to the SMIT program to lead a team through all solution development phases of the Leidos proposal processes and respond to customer contract modification and order requests and manage the end-to-end solution development process from pre-proposal and request receipt through proposal development, negotiation, until award. You are responsible for performance of the team to develop bid solutions, including BOMs, from end to end.

The Solutions Manager will directly support the three domains of SMIT, inclusive of MCEN, ONE-Net and NMCI, serving as a core member of the Order and Growth Team. The candidate will support on-contract-growth/sole source efforts for service orders, program modifications, and project orders and requests. Candidates will be expected to have an understanding of Federal contractor bid and proposal management standard practices as well as MBSE and solution architecture best practices. In this position, the Solutions Manager will need to exhibit strong leadership skills, and the ability to work with program and functional teams to drive tasks to closure.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Drive management of all proposal solution activities with a direct and matrixed team.

  • Drive all process development for execution of SMIT proposal solution needs that align with Leidos corporate requirements.

  • Provide executive level reporting and briefings to Leidos and Government leadership.

  • Lead efforts to enhance standard solution libraries in support of organization-wide proposal development tools and templates.

  • Work in partnership with internal teams to address issues, remove blockers, and ensure collaboration in support of your team

  • Ensure all material developed by your team is accurate and meets financial and business objectives.

  • Drive team through all stages of proposal development including BOE and BOM activities, pricing, and submissions

  • Manage team within defined budgets

  • Other duties as required

  • Maintain tight, proactive communication with proposal and business unit leadership to ensure all necessary resources and activities are available to achieve successful submissions

  • Lead negotiation activities and solution strategies as required

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience.

  • 4+ years of experience supervising or leading solution/engineering/architecture teams

  • Exhibit leadership qualities required to lead a multifaceted and matrixed team

  • Strong customer communication skills and ability to build those relationships

  • Prior experience in the development and management of federal contract proposals, solutions, and cost elements

  • Strong analysis skills, with the ability to identify and improve processes and determine needs to successfully develop solutions in short turnaround timeframes

  • Able to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

  • Utilization of tools such as SharePoint, MS Project, Excel, and Word

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to succulently communicate

  • US citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance 

  • Ability to manage geographically disparate teams

  • Considered a Subject Matter Expert in Solutions Development

Preferred Qualifications

  • Currently possess an active DoD SECRET security clearance

  • Working knowledge of Leidos’ proposal and solution architecture processes and standards

  • Experience bidding on DON RFPs, especially modifications to existing contracts

  • Experience developing BOEs, BOMs, and other cost elements

  • Experience with Program/Project Management principles and concepts (WBS, PWS, IMS, RACI, Risk Management)

  • Prior experience with Navy programs

  • Government solution management experience for IT solutions and services procurements

  • Ability to remain upbeat, positive, and constructive within a dynamic environment operating under high-pressure deadlines

Pay Range:

Pay Range $110,500.00 - $170,000.00 - $229,500.00

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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 January 18, 2022, 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 www.Leidos.com.

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