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Job #: R-00070960
Location: Columbia, MD
Category: Documentation Control
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos has a challenging and exciting opportunity for a self-motivated Data Manager/Data Transfer Specialist to join our team supporting a nationally significant and fast-paced program that uses Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology. The new program provides system engineering, development, test, integration and operational support focused on injecting new technology and adding advanced capabilities while continuing to support an on-going mission and operational system.

Job Summary

Leidos is seeking a Data Manager/Data Transfer Specialist to manage and maintain system documentation and conduct transfers of data between various classified and unclassified networks. She/he will assist customers with reconciling data submission discrepancies, and will continuously monitor and review data transfer requests and recommend additions, deletions, or changes. The selected individual will be responsible for preparing data in accordance with the appropriate DIDs, and will deliver data to the customer, ensuring adherence with the timelines specified in program CDRLs.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assess the Data Management needs of the program and develop processes for accomplishing the required Data Management and Data Transfer tasks.
  • Develop and maintain plans and documentation for satisfying DM/DT requirements.
  • Conduct transfers of data between program networks.
  • Identify, control, account for, and verify program information and devices.
  • Identify and track data items to be controlled for the program, and coordinate transfers.
  • Manage the process for developing and controlling data item configuration information.
  • Manage deliverable data products required by customer contracts and supplier subcontracts.
  • Establish and maintain program libraries by controlling access to sensitive information and ensuring latest revisions are uploaded to the system in a timely manner.
  • Establish and maintain program document lists and document trees.
  • Review Leidos data management plans to ensure compliance.
  • Coordinate program document releases.
  • Coordinate and prepare data to support program reviews and provide templates for documents and presentations.
  • Provide data management reports and metrics for program Leads.
  • Participate in and recommend continuous process improvements for Data Management/Data Transfer.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 8+ years of related experience. Additional experience may be substituted for a Degree.
  • At least 5 years of document control/data management or related experience.
  • Experience maintaining spreadsheets and/or databases.
  • Experience controlling hardcopy documents, media, and other peripherals or devices (badges, tokens, etc.).
  • Experience coordinating document/media/equipment authorizations and releases.
  • Experience managing sensitive documents and media.
  • Knowledge of and experience with access control and accountability protocols regarding sensitive information.
  • Experience managing documents in safes.
  • Strong organizational skills and a critical eye for detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently manage and control large numbers of internal and external documents.
  • Must be proactive, self-motivated, and capable of working independently.
  • Must be able to work a 10:00am – 6:00pm shift every day (Mon-Fri) or almost every day.
  • Must possess an active TS/SCI with polygraph security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing security/classification data and documents.
  • Experience working in or around a SAFe Agile development environment.

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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