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Job #: R-00082029
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $4,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Join a team committed to a mission!

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

Are you ready for your next career challenge?

The Leidos Defense Group is seeking a dynamic Program Manager for the Mobile Virtual Operator Trainer (M-VOT) program based out of Reston, VA. This position is responsible for all activities associated with executing the M-VOT program within the Lifecycle Mission and Systems Support (LMSS) Division. The Program Manager (PM) manages a diverse set of customers and requirements as it relates to the ability to apply “as a Service” to the training needs of the customers. The successful PM oversees the execution and growth of the M-VOT program.

Are you ready to unleash your potential?

Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. To explore and learn more, click here!

Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!

Responsibilities – Work you’ll do:

  • Provides oversight and communicates the Leidos personnel policies, purposes, and goals of the organization to the team.

  • Leads program execution and manages all aspects of the contract.

  • Responsible for overall staffing, and schedule and budget performance.

  • Responsible for the development, maintenance and implementation of management plans, tasking and production, and meeting deliverables on the program.

  • Interfaces frequently with customers, organizes and conducts program status reviews, team meetings and various other business rhythms.

  • Collaborates and engages the business development team to identify new opportunities, increase value propositions, and identify new capabilities to drive sales. 

  • Responsible for the overall risk and opportunity management, including cost/financial management, quality assurance, risk & opportunities management, data management, document control, contract/ subcontracting management, training & qualification processes, manpower planning, and execution and control of program’s contractual, administrative, and financial requirements.

  • Manages a mid-size team consisting of experienced professionals and directs the tasking of a geographically dispersed team, who exercise latitude and independence in their assignments. 

  • Responsible for recruiting talent, promotions, performance management, and reward incentive decisions for direct reports.

  • Demonstrates Program Management experience in leading and managing the execution of processes, projects within the services area, as well as start-up and transition activities for a new program.

Required Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • BA/BS in Engineering or Management and (8) plus years of experience. Related military experience may substitute education requirement.

  • Ten (10) years of experience in a management position dealing with complex Navy systems.

  • Four (4) years of personnel management and administration, cost/financial management, manpower planning, and execution and control of program deliverables, administrative, or financial requirements.

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education – Favorable if you have:

  • Experience in providing risk assessments as it relates to strategy and execution.

  • Experience with customers such as PMS IWS5 or N9.

  • Experience as a commanding officer on a US Naval vessel.

  • Experience in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV) performing requirements development and with establish funding for new program start ups.

  • Possesses a PMP.

Clearance Required:

  • Must be eligible for a Top Secret Clearance.

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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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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