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Job #: R-00074685
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The IDOL team in the Mission Solutions Operation in the Intel Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Project Portfolio Manager to work in our Reston, VA office. In support of various Intel projects, the manager will develop, maintain and lead a portfolio of complex and diverse software projects. The manager will support research, engineering, and development of innovative solutions to support full stack, mobile, and cyber missions.  Projects includes engineering robust infrastructure, end-point capabilities, and cloud implementations.  The successful candidate will work as part of the IDOL leadership team and will be responsible for coordinating staffing needs across projects, project deliverables, financial reporting, customer engagements, and process improvements for both direct and IR&D projects.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage project leads in charge of execution and implementation of individual software projects
  • Forecast staffing needs and coordination across projects
  • Perform interviews for new staff
  • Assure project deliverables meet schedule and quality standards
  • Maintain aggregate financial status for the project portfolio
  • Engage with customers to understand mission
  • Identify and track project risks and mitigation strategies across the portfolio
  • Ensure project execution adheres to best practices and standardized processes
  • Employ an iterative/agile development process and interactive prototyping
  • Apply understanding of issues surrounding design, build, test, deployment, and maintenance of software supporting full stack, mobile, and cyber applications, and frameworks
  • Evaluate proposed solutions to complex software challenges to support project decision making
  • Develop and use metrics across project portfolio to improve project performance

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree or equivalent experience and 5+ years of prior relevant experience or additional experience in lieu of degree
  • 2+ years managing or leading a team
  • Requires working knowledge of Agile project management principles, and ability to apply standards, theories, concepts, and techniques of management domain
  • Addresses complex technical issues/problems using internal best practices and through collaboration with colleagues
  • Support development of innovative solutions to technical problems
  • Candidates must be a US citizen at a minimum, with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI level with Poly security clearance for consideration.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in managing a matrixed technical team across multiple projects
  • Understanding of software engineering, design, test, and deployment
  • Experience in program and/or portfolio management
  • Certified PMP

Pay Range:

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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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