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Job #: R-00074766
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:

Job Description

The IDOL team in the Mission Solutions Operation in the Intel Group within Leidos currently has an opening for a Senior Staffing Manager to work in our Reston, VA office. In support of a various Intel programs, the Senior Staffing Manager, in coordination with the IDOL PMO Team will oversee all staffing activities for a large software development and engineering team. Working with Leidos’ Talent Acquisition team, subcontractor administrators, and subcontractor partners, the Senior Staffing Manager will establish and enforce rigorous staffing processes to ensure the program attracts and retains top engineering and technical talent.  The Senior Staffing Manager will coordinate with Program Managers, Leidos security, and customer security, to process security clearances to on-board and off-board personnel.  The Senior Staffing Manager is expected to continually improve staffing processes to create greater efficiencies. The successful candidate is expected to work as part of the IDOL Leadership team and will elicit technical screening and interviewing support for Subject Matter Experts and team leads on the program.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinate program staffing actions with Talent Acquisition, subcontracts administrators and Program Management organizations
  • Maintain staffing information including authorized contract positions, job requisitions, resumes, interview results, and security processing in IDOL team staffing portal
  • Produce staffing-related reports and statistics
  • Screen resumes, perform phone screens, and interview prospective candidates
  • Address and resolve staffing issues for Leidos program management teams, customers, subcontractors, and Leidos employees
  • Collaborate and coordinate staffing decisions with program teams, customers, and subcontractors
  • Manage the redeployment program and processes for internal team members and Leidos personnel interested in the IDOL team
  • Coordinate with program management teams, and customers to refine position requirements
  • Work with IDOL PMO and project leads to forecast staffing needs and coordinate across projects
  • Identify risks and risk mitigation strategies to improve staff retention

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree or equivalent experience and 8-12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6-10 years of prior relevant experience or additional experience in lieu of degree
  • 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 identifying strong technical talent in software engineering, systems engineering, and software testing and solutioning
  • Experience with personnel problem-solving
  • Previous staffing manager experience

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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