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Job #: R-00075298
Location: Baltimore, MD
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2000
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Leidos is looking to improve and advance our organization. Our program is focused on the delivery of end-user centric IT technology solutions to our Centers of Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) customer. We are being challenged to provide an ongoing innovative and seamless experience while using CMS systems, applications and solutions; provide proactive and secure development of IT integrations, concepts, and designs across the CMS enterprise; and integrate end-user computing devices, infrastructure hardware and software, and user applications into a streamlined and seamless experience across the CMS user base. We foster a positive end-user experience while ensuring protection of CMS data.

The Project Manager will provide full project lifecycle support activities to include: requirements gathering, schedule development and maintenance, task progress tracking and reporting, and agile implementation. He/she will support select internal and Time & Materials (T&M) projects within a large, high-performance agile team. The ideal candidate will have a solid project management background and strong communication skills.

Under the Project Management Lead’s supervision, responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Provide project analysis and support which involves working with Engineers, Testers, Security, and other functional areas as necessary to determine requisite tasking, including examining and analyzing tasks to identify risks and determine timelines
  • Work with Sr. PM to develop detailed plans for projects, including the schedule, the budget, outlining the duties of team members, identifying project goals, and establishing timelines
  • Collaborate with various teams and hold meetings to develop project plans and present them to customers before starting the project
  • Work with Sr. PM to closely monitor each project to ensure that projects remain on track, meet deadlines, stay under budget, and develop according to plan
  • Support efforts to implement Agile methodologies and techniques (Scrum, Kanban) into IT Operations, including standing up Scrum teams and participating in ceremonies
  • Configuring and administering projects, dashboards, and task boards in Jira and Confluence
  • Develop BOEs and proposal responses to CMS RFPs
  • Work with internal staff as well as external organizations to determine acceptable deployment/upgrade activities that will minimize disruption to end users
  • Provide support for deployment/installation activities, and resolve unplanned issues
  • Develop and update documentation used in the deployment and management of defined products

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience or a Master’s Degree with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience
  • At least 5 years of experience managing IT projects
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Able to plan/prioritize tasking and be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Must be an independent thinker, capable of performing high quality work, both independently and with a team, in a fast-moving environment and developing detailed analyses

All candidates supporting the CMS programs must have lived in the United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years prior in order to be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • A passion for quality and excellence
  • Experience working in agile environment
  • Competency in Atlassian Jira and Confluence
  • Commitment to continuous professional growth

Initiative-driven, pursuing goals beyond what is required or expected

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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