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Job #: R-00068374
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Top Management TEC
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The Leidos Intelligence Group has an opening for a Group Cyber Capability Lead located in Reston, VA.

Position Summary:

The Group Cyber Capability Lead will lead Intelligence Group cyber technical innovation to bring differentiated cyber capabilities to customers through captures and programs. 

Primary Responsibilities:
• Drive growth across the Group through delivery of differentiated cyber capabilities to captures and programs
• Solve complex cyber challenges by leveraging internal and external cyber expertise
• Grow recognition of Leidos as a ‘Cyber Thought Leader’ across the Intel Group customers
• Advance overall Group cyber maturity by ensuring technology sharing across Operations
• Actively participate in the definition and execution of corporate and Group technology strategies and roadmaps
• Define cyber capability development needs and coordinate execution with Group Operation CTOs
• Spend an estimated 50% of time directly supporting key cyber captures and programs to ensure delivery of differentiated capabilities
• Identify and grow group cyber talent by attracting new talent for line and CTO positions
• Meet with current and potential customers to demonstrate the company's cyber credentials at solving hard, mission focused challenges
• Serve as a main stakeholder for Cyber Accelerator projects ensuring Group requirements are represented in accelerator technology plans and accelerator capabilities are leveraged by Group captures and programs
• Drive Group cyber external technology engagement, working with the corporate External Technology Lead and Group Operation CTOs to best leverage all sources of technology for the Group including: universities, commercial partners, CRAD, IRAD, M&A, etc.
• Collaborate across Groups to maximize effectiveness of cyber investments and capabilities

Basic Qualifications:
• Master’s degree or Ph.D. in a Science, Engineering, or Technology field
• Recognized cyber expert with 15-20 year experience in the definition, architecture, design, and development of complex full-spectrum cyber capabilities
• Proven results winning new cyber business, and/or fixing cyber related program challenges
• Ability to develop, manage, and implement a technology roadmap and portfolio
• Strong oral and written communication skills, along with public speaking skills
• Ability to influence and persuade others, as well as handle difficult negotiations requiring a well-developed sense of strategy
• Ability to mentor, lead, and promote talent

Pay Range:

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About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® 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 $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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