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Job #: R-00070209
Location: Hyattsville, MD
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Government Health and Safety Solutions Operation, Public Health Program of Leidos is seeking an experienced Technical Program Manager, contingent upon contract award, in Hyattsville, MD area who is well-versed in government contracts to provide technical oversight and management of systems and applications associated with a large public health program.

The Program Manager ensures establishes and provides technical direction for the work and ensures compliance with IT contract requirements, subcontract management, customer policies and mandated actions, such as EPLC, security policies, ADA Section 508, and others.

The Program Manager will be responsible for successful service delivery and contract execution, establish technical direction for system(s), and will lead a diverse team. The team will employ agile software development, maintenance and enhancement methodologies. Program Manager will be responsible for compliance with HHS policies and mandated actions, such as EPLC, security policies, ADA Section 508, and others.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrated project management experience using managerial, technical and/or business knowledge.
  • Experience in directing and managing internal/external resources, communications and all functional program activities to meet contract cost, schedule and performance objectives
  • Provide management, technical leadership and organize the activities and personnel associated with all phases of software development project using agile methodology
  • Thrive in a fast-paced work environment in which many demands are placed on the PM and team;
  • Managing staff, including hiring, compensation and employee performance assessments;
  • Provide technical solutioning direction to team and manage software integration and development efforts.
  • Manage multiple projects and tasks and supervise approximately 10-20 staff.
  • Provide technical, administrative, and operational management of assigned projects, including contract and subcontractor management.
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction at all times
  • Be accountable to the customer and to Leidos management for the success of the project(s) and team
  • Create, manage, and control project schedules and an Integrated Master Schedule
  • Perform project risk management and create the required status reports. Manage all project deliverables on time.
  • Ensure adequate communication between the stakeholders and other project teams
  • Manage all required activities to ensure alignment with multiple schedules and requirements across all systems and projects as well other interfacing systems and projects.
  • Work with the stakeholders to determine and document the appropriate level of Enterprise Project Life Cycle deliverables and milestones to ensure a successful outcome for each system.
  • Provide technical leadership and direction to new projects to enhance architecture and functionality of systems
  • Provide technical direction to innovation activities and special projects

Required Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience (4 additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree)

  • At least 10 yrs overall experience, Eight years of experience managing complex software development project
  • Understand and oversee all phases of the software development lifecycle using the agile development methodology;
  • Experience managing projects with multiple subcontractors
  • Experience leading agile software development, maintenance, and enhancement efforts
  • Possess a demonstrable breadth of technology skills and experience across the following areas: software development, system architectures, cloud systems, networking, hardware device integration, and mobile platforms
  • Experience creating and maintaining system architectures
  • Experience developing and managing technology roadmaps
  • Experience developing and maintaining health IT systems
  • Experience integrating health systems using health interoperability standards
  • Experience with cloud system architectures and migrating systems to the cloud
  • Experience managing operations and maintenance of IT environments
  • Experience in designing systems for improving user experience
  • Experience in IT security and government IT security authorization processes
  • Experience in leading a matrixed team or organization
  • Demonstrated experience for oral and written communications with all levels of management for planning and control of projects. 
  • Self-motivated with strong planning, problem-solving, analytical and organizational skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; quickly foster relationships and credibility at all levels
  • Must possess the ability and flexibility to work to meet deadlines and client expectations • Ability to effectively direct multiple tasks with competing priorities


  • Experience with working at HHS agencies highly desired
  • PMI PMP Certification desired
  • Agile certifications such as PMI-ACP or Scrum Master
  • Highly desired, previous support of CDC programs or other Public Health organizations
  • Experience integrating and/or customizing survey and statistical systems such as SAS, SUDAAN, R or other comparable statistical programs
  • Experience with survey systems integration and experience specifically with Voxco, Qualtrics, Unicom Intelligence, or Blaise
  • Experience working with systems collecting and storing Personal Health Information and Personal Identifiable Information
  • Experience with data analytics involving survey activities
  • Experience with contact centers
  • Experience with Natural Language Processing, AI/ML, and RPA


Position requires the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.

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

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