To our valued Leidos candidates:

Coronavirus is on everyone's mind with the effects being felt around the world. The markets are volatile, and we're all concerned for the health and safety of our families, friends, and colleagues. Please know that we're taking all necessary measures to safeguard our employees, customers and the communities in which we live, including following all recommended best practices around social distancing.

With that in mind, in an abundance of caution, we are canceling all face to face career events, such as job fairs and open house events. In the coming days and weeks, we will be hosting career events virtually, using our online chat tools so that we may continue our hiring practice safely and securely. You can find available virtual career events at https://career-events.leidos.com.

We are using telephone meetings and online chats via Brazen to conduct interviews and hiring discussions, and we are offering options for video interviews so that you can have a virtual face to face meeting with your potential new leader. We do not conduct interviews or extend offers via text or chat based social media, such as WhatsApp or MySpace.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process, nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are generated by Leidos.com automated system. 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 Chris Scalia, Leidos’ Senior Vice President of Talent Acquisition, at [email protected].

As a company, as a country, as a world, we have confronted challenging moments before. We are confident that, guided by our values and the strength of our community as well as the commitment we have to the important work we do each day, we will find our way through this time together. We will do this with the care and concern for one another and the common good that defines. Please keep those impacted by the virus in your thoughts.

Close Window
Join our talent network

Job #: R-00068002
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Administrative
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

Share: mail twitter linkedin

Description

Job Description:

The Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) at Leidos (in San Diego, CA) currently has an opening for an Administrative Assistant – in the Signal Processing Business Area. LInC focuses on research and development (R&D) and technical innovation to solve complex Customer needs.

Leidos is looking for you, to join our team as an Administrative Assistant. As part of the team, you’ll focus on supporting our incredible people – from new employees to senior employees and management out of our San Diego, CA office. You will work with local and Division Management to ensure that our employees receive the administrative support so that together we can fully focus on the critical missions of our customers.

You’ll work alongside a team of Administrative Assistants, and will support or lead a mix of the following activities:

  • Perform a wide range of office management and coordination tasks with limited supervision.

  • Support recruitment and hiring by scheduling and supporting job fairs, candidate interviews, post-interview follow-up, candidate tracking, and new employee orientation and on-boarding.

  • Work with management to ensure employees are routinely communicated with regarding company news, policy changes, and any other information employees may require. You may also support and maintain a document repository of technical reports, proposals, and other documents as required.

  • Schedule, help plan, and facilitate meetings ranging from small team meetings to town halls with senior management. These meetings will include larger scale conferences and workshops that require strong event planning skills and experience. Additionally, you will help plan recreational and team building events.

  • Utilize a variety of management information systems/business information systems in support of employees and management (e.g., travel requests, purchasing requests etc.).

  • Be called upon to support any number of support tasks and office management functions so must readily adapt to new challenges with a positive, can-do attitude

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be U.S. Citizen and eligible to obtain a clearance

  • High school or equivalent degree

  • Five or more years’ experience as an administrative assistant, office coordinator/manager, event coordinator, or receptionist

  • Possess excellent communication skills and enjoy working with people in large office environments

  • Strong attention to detail, organization skills, and follow-through

  • Fluency with web browsing, Microsoft Office applications, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) / management information systems (MIS) e.g., Workday, Salesforce, Costpoint, Ariba, etc.

  • Basic event planning expertise

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active clearance

  • BA or BS degree

  • Basic document editing, desktop publishing, and document production

  • Proven event planning expertise that includes larger conferences and workshops

  • Human resource/employee relations experience

  • Familiarity with information management and handling sensitive employee information to include Privacy protected information

LInC

Electronic Warfare

Pay Range:

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 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.

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.

   Save Job Saved

Talent Community

Join our Talent Community to create a profile, enabling a streamlined application process and to help our recruiters better understand your areas of expertise and interest.

Join our Talent Community