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Job #: R-00074235
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Contracts
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

This is a GREAT opportunity to grow your career at Leidos! We are seeking an experienced Contracts Manager to join our team and provide oversight of one of our largest and most complex contracts in the Intelligence Group. This individual will be an integral member of the team supporting a dynamic agile system and software development program.

In this role, you will get to work with and for some AMAZING people in an OUTSTANDING company to take your career to the next level!!! Are you ready?

***The primary location for this position is Reston, VA, with the potential for telework, with the understanding that this role will require someone to come into the office when needed. Also, some local travel to customer site is required.***

Primary Role and Day to Day Responsibilities~

  • Responsible for the overall contract compliance of assigned tasks in accordance with contract requirements, company policy and procedures, and applicable laws.

  • Work closely with the functional Team with the objective of becoming a trusted adviser by achieving day-to-day objectives with significant impact on operational results or project deliverables.

  • Work to influence team members regarding solution design, process and/or approaches.

  • Managing Leidos’ contractual risk through negotiation and action.

  • Building a cooperative and professional relationship with our customers’ contracting officers and Leidos program teams.

  • Maintain or ensure that program teams maintain adequate documentation to support compliance with contractual requirements, company policy and procedure, and applicable laws.

Required Education, Skills, and Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree with 12 + years of relevant experience or a master’s degree with 10+ years of relevant experience. General experience in Contract Administration may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Experience with Government (FAR / DFAR) contracting: Fixed Price (FP), Time & Material (T&M), Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), Level of Effort (LOE), Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) and General Service Administration (GSA) type contracts.

  • Must have the ability to make sound business judgments, handle multiple contractual activities with a short turn-around time, and work independently as well as part of a Team.

  • Proficiency with Adobe and Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and Outlook. The Candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills to include well developed analytical, communication, and presentation skills. Ability to identify and mitigate contract risks as well as coordinate appropriate reviews in accordance with Leidos policy and procedures             

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph required

  • Strong knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations and Supplement.

  • The ideal candidate will have experience managing complex cost reimbursement and award fee contracts.

  • Superb written and oral communication skills are a must, as the ability to foster strong internal and external customer relationships will be essential to the candidate’s success.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of GSA, GWACs, and other multi-award and IDIQ vehicles

  • Strong knowledge of IC Acquisitions and Regulations

  • Completion of formal contracting coursework or certification.

  • Success in supporting large capture teams for complicated multi-year programs.

  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating complex contractual issues on active contracts.

  • Experience with software and system development programs, including agile development.

  • There is never a dull moment in this company and if you are looking for excitement, this is the job for you! Success in this role will require someone who is skilled at multi-tasking and prioritizing work activities in a fast-paced environment and effectively communicate at all levels within the organization.

Pay Range:

Covid Guidance

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. 

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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