Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The Cyber and SIGINT Solutions Operation under the Intelligence Group of Leidos is seeking an experienced Senior Program Manager to lead a program in San Diego, CA.
Product development includes tactical mobile development as well as enterprise web application development. The portfolio of products support the Cybersecurity and Information Assurance domains. These systems deploy a variety of technologies and communicate with infrastructure interfaces to bring secure, modern-day Cybersecurity and Cryptographic Key Management solutions to the warfighter
Leidos is looking to fill a Deputy Program Management role across a portfolio of cybersecurity-related projects. In this dynamic role, the ideal candidate will be responsible for providing program management support across a portfolio of projects related to cryptographic key management and information assurance. The candidate will routinely work with the Government customer and stakeholders as well as the development staff and engineers.
As a Deputy Program Manager, you’ll directly support the Division by achieving program objectives and will interface with your Customers; you will also have an opportunity to serve as a Supervisor to projects when needed. Objectives of this position also include establishing and executing to a strategic vision and growing the program to support evolving customer requirements while meeting internal financial objectives. The successful candidate will be required to periodically brief senior management. They may also be responsible for managing or overseeing other projects, proposals, opportunity captures, and other activities as required.
Responsibilities include day-to-day operations support of contract, subcontract, finance, security, staffing, and procurement. The DPM will monitor and manage program performance, risk, cost and schedule; quality review and submission of all deliverables; and preparation of contract modification proposals (technical and cost). The selected candidate will need to possess superior analytical and problem-solving skills, operate independently with limited supervision and feedback, be a strong team player, and have the ability to establish solid working relationships with technical staff members and peers within the division as well as our external Government customers.
Position responsibilities will include:
- Plan, coordinate, and direct the administrative, program control, and technical personnel involved in providing services in fulfillment of the contract.
- Provide guidance and subject matter expertise for concept designs, development, test, deployment, and sustainment.
- Provide technical leadership for multiple projects by supporting technical planning, integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness for total software systems.
- Manage and control schedules and cost to provide on time, within budget, performance of all aspects of the contractual effort.
- Provide direction for operations and ensure compliance with all management policies, plans, and procedures.
- Provide support and leadership to marketing and business development initiatives.
- Provide recommendations for resolution of technical problems; and provide management oversight to assigned program personnel, both Leidos and subcontractors, ensuring the highest quality of task completion and deliverables in accordance with the contract.
- Must at all times be a role model to subordinate employees, be a workforce motivator, and be a provider of constructive criticism.
- Option to work a 9/80 work schedule (i.e., 9 hour days, then work 8 hours on first Friday and off the second Friday)
- Relocation assistance available to move to San Diego, CA.
Requirements (Education /Years of Experience/Skill Sets – both technical & soft skill):
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering, or a related field and at least 10+ years of related experience or a Master’s Degree and at least 8+ years of relevant experience. Additional experience may be substituted for a Degree.
- Eight (8) years of experience managing software development programs.
- Minimum of ten (10) years of experience supervising or leading team projects.
- Demonstrated experience in Project Management fundamentals; Initiating, Planning, Monitoring & Controlling, Executing and Closing of Projects.
- Six (6) years of experience managing large projects and contractor teams executed under DoD-sponsored Contracts.
- Six (6) years of demonstrated experience in the management and control of funds and resources using complex reporting mechanisms.
- Direct experience in managing multi-task contracts and subcontracts of various types and complexity, as well as experience in leading a multi-vendor environment is required.
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills for communicating with customers and or clients; strong problem solving and people skills for collaborating with team.
- Must possess an active Secret clearance to be considered and would be eligible to obtain up to a TS/SCI clearance in the future.
- Experience with Earned Value Management system (EVMS) process.
- Familiarity with modern-day Cybersecurity and Cryptographic Key Management solutions.
- PMP Certified
- Master’s Degree in a relevant technical or management field.
DoD 8570 approved security certification (i.e., Security +) (Will be required 90 days after hire).
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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.
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.
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