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Job #: R-00069999
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Program Manager (PM) will lead an Application Migration program. 

The ideal candidate will lead the team responsible for the modernization and migration of 75 applications to the commercial cloud annually. 

In support of this program, the team will conduct an application assessment of each application identified as a modernization and migration candidate to include analysis of the application architecture, data, performance, availability, integration, operations, cybersecurity risk assessment, cost and schedule, target CSP environment, and licensing.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the single point of contact for coordination with the Government Program Management Office
  • Responsible for meeting all technical, financial, and contractual and performance requirements to bring about the successful completion of specific program goals and objectives
  • Daily activities include program/project planning, tracking, analysis, team organization and coordination, subcontract management, comprehensive risk planning, conducting meetings, customer coordination, technical and analytical guidance to the team, briefing senior management, taking corrective action when needed, taking proactive steps toward risk mitigation, and assisting senior management team in strategizing across the program enterprise
  • Utilize expert communication skills needed to direct the skilled technical resources and report on the technical progress, issues, and problem areas, as well as write and review technical documents
  • Communicate and coordinate resolution of all project related problems to the appropriate Government lead
  • Develop program deliverables; prepare program status reviews and other formal reviews, and brief Government and Leidos management on program status

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and 12+ years of Project or Program Management experience or Master's Degree with 10+ years of Project or Program Management experience.
  • 7+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects.
  • Must hold an active Secret Clearance (SSBI preferred)
  • Experience managing cost, schedule and performance of projects
  • Demonstrated understanding of IT management, administration, application and system development lifecycles within a substantial IT environment
  • 3+ years of experience managing the migration of applications to the cloud
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication both verbal and written 

Desired Skills

  • PMI PMP Certification or DAWIA Level III in Program Management desired
  • Agile development knowledge and framework
  • Onsite work experience in a Department of Defense customer environment
  • AWS and/or MS Azure experience
  • Excellent analytical, technical skills, planning, and organizational skills
  • Certified Scrum Master and/or Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification 
  • Familiarity with Azure RedHat OpenShift (ARO) and/or Kubernetes environment deployments 
  • Familiarity with governance and configuration management processes for release deployments into a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline
  • ITIL Certification

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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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