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-00070704
Location: Adelphi, MD
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

Share: mail twitter linkedin

Description

Job Description:

Grow with us! Through training, teamwork, and exposure to challenging technical work, let Leidos show you how to accelerate your career path. This is a great opportunity for someone , who wants to move into a project management track.

The Leidos Defense Group is seeking an Operations Project Manager to directly support the Program Manager in a program support capacity on a large, high-profile DOD cyber contract. DCSB is a multi-year, effort to improve the DOD’s security posture and provide enhanced security capabilities via DCO CSSP services and systems. This individual will manage a team responsible working in for multiple focus areas delivering outstanding products under tight deadlines and constraints.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage small projects related to program operations.

  • Establish standards, procedures, and best practices for program operations functions.

  • Support process improvement and innovation.

  • Support program reviews and briefings at all levels of the organization.

  • Manage program-wide status reporting on a multitude of task areas.

  • Lead the DCSB staffing portfolio by communicating with subcontracting partners and managing staffing requirements.

  • Interact with functional leads responsible for other program areas such as finance, staffing, risk management, HR, and subcontracts.

  • Monitor and report against team program operations performance actions, and when required, takes steps to resolve issues.

  • Works individually, actively participates on integrated teams, and leads multiple tasks, projects or teams.

  • Deliverables include CDRLs, weekly and monthly project reporting and project plans.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with a minimum of 4 years of professional experience; or 2+ years with a related Masters. Equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Experience organizing and managing contract operation support functions involving multiple, interrelated project tasks.

  • Experience meeting with customer and contractor personnel to formulate and review task plans and deliverable items, and effectively execute in accordance with approved plans.

  • Demonstrated experience supporting projects and experience working with competing priorities.

  • Demonstrated experience collaborating and coordinating across project teams and components facilitating information sharing, reuse and productivity improvements.

  • Experience effectively communicating within a customer organization and meeting with stakeholders to formulate, review, and execute task plans and deliverable items.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Proven ability to multitask, along with strong organization and time management skills.

  • Per contract requirements, U.S. citizenship and an active DOD Secret clearance is required.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • PMP certification

  • ITIL certification

DCSB

External Referral Eligible

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