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Job #: R-00085242
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Calling all experienced Grants Management Project Managers who want to work in cancer research: consider joining Leidos!

Position is contingent upon contract award and will be required to be local to the area for partial onsite work in the Bethesda/Rockville area.

We are looking for Grants Management Project Manager to lead a task for software engineering and support at the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI). This work involves DevSecOps, automation, agile delivery, and continuous improvement, to provide NCI a well-defined proactive path for moving innovative ideas to solution delivery into production. This position has as it focus the NCI’ Grants Management / IMPACT II Extension System (I2E).

This project also provides enterprise IT cybersecurity support services on behalf of the Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT). Task areas include, but are not limited to: contract management, program management support, cybersecurity governance, risk and compliance management, security policy and procedure support, cybersecurity operations support, incident and vulnerability management, and outreach and awareness support.

In this Grants / I2E Project Manager role, you will:

  • Serve as the primary technical and managerial interface between the Contractor, CO, and COR.
  • Deliver full project management life-cycle solutions including planning, tracking implementation, and completion of assigned projects and tasks.
  • Develop effective plans and minimize changes by setting realistic objectives.
  • Facilitate communication and consensus building among various project groups.
  • Use NCI-provided or Contractor-provided Commercial of the Shelf (COTS) project management software to track projects.
  • Develop and maintain operational plans and procedures and records of status, risks, issues, and completed projects.
  • Contribute to performance reporting to CBIIT management
  • Continuously assess the ongoing performance of programs, processes, and systems to determine the overall effectiveness and efficiency of each to the NCI.
  • Organize, direct, and manage all aspects of contract operational support functions involving multiple complex and inter-related project tasks that often require managing teams of contractor personnel.
  • Provide technical consultation to NCI stakeholders that have systems and reporting solutions dependent on I2E, including, but not limited to, providing technical support, performing trouble-shooting functions, and resolving stakeholders’ issues.
  • Assist the Federal Grants Management Service Owner and NCI Grants Management stakeholders to prepare and conduct grants management application/solution demos, presentations, and training sessions, and participate in workgroup and committee meetings.
  • Assist the primary NCI IMPAC II IC coordinator to manage, analyze, and audit NCI’s IMPAC II and I2E application, database, service, and link accounts, analyze and implement NIH and NCI Access Management policies and processes, and communicate and train NCI secondary IC Coordinators.
  • Serve in the role of the NCI IT secondary IMPAC II IC Coordinator, as needed and perform the following duties:
  • Enforce and manage user and system access to IMPAC II and I2E per NIH and NCI Access Management policies.
  • Review access requests for IMPAC II, I2E, and other grants management systems, verify legitimate and authorized business need for access, and process the access request.
  • Grant and modify access to IMPAC II & I2E systems.
  • Remove systems access that are not required.
  • Conduct annual audit and verification of accounts.
  • Monitor IMPAC II and I2E accounts and roles for, but not limited to, access policy violations, warnings, and account lockouts.
  • Troubleshoot issues related to user accounts and roles.
  • Collaborate with NCI IT teams to execute and manage full disaster recovery procedures to enable the recovery and continuation of the I2E system. Duties include:
  • Collaborate with the NCI IT Database Administration team to restore the database using the regular backups and archive log as needed.
  • Collaborate with the NCI IT Hosting team to build and deploy the I2E modules on the application servers from the code repository.
  • Validate the data and the system functionality after the recovery procedures have been completed.
  • Provide afterhours support for system maintenances, deployments, migrations, and incidents remediation, as needed.
  • Develop I2E software solutions in a service-oriented architecture and web services environment using, but not limited to, Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE).
  • Maintain, manage, and continuously improve the data integrity and security of I2E databases.
  • Design, develop, and maintain I2E databases complying with HHS, NIH, and NCI policies and any regulations that apply.
  • Design, develop, test, implement and maintain database objects and PL/SQL procedures in support of the I2E system.
  • Develop and implement application and database changes, in response to changes in business requirements, for the Greensheets Form Builder I2E module, a software solution developed by a third-party.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with 10 years of experience
  • Must have at least 3 years experience managing a large contract of similar scope
  • Possess and maintain Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or equivalent certification
  • Possess and maintain an ITIL Foundations Certification
  • Knowledge of industry best practices as articulated by, but not limited to, the Project Management Institute (PMI), Lean IT, Agile development practices, as well as DevSecOps.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Cloud based application development
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, budget, and forecasting toolsets for large, complex projects.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the most current Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) standards
  • Demonstrated experience with software architecture, business analysis, technical solutioning, and deploying software and custom modules in an enterprise environment


  • NCI experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of NIH/NCI Grants Management business process and IMPAC II system is highly desired

Position requires US Citizenship or US Permanent Residency Status and the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance


Pay Range:

Pay Range $101,400.00 - $156,000.00 - $210,600.00

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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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