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Job #: R-00087767-OTHLOC-PL-2D1474
Location: Lanham, MD
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Program Manager (PM) to plan, organize, secure, coordinate, and manage resources to initiate and successfully deliver the requirements of a large government contract. This position will be based out of the Washington DC Metropolitan Area within 2 hours of IRS locations in Washington, DC or Lanham, MD.

The PM will provide technical advice and input that impact strategic client outputs and Leidos business results and affect functional strategy by developing new solutions and processes that will position Leidos competitively in the marketplace. The PM will lead large, complex projects, and lead and manage a professional staff. The PM will also serve as the Leidos single point-of-contact with the program office for management and technical matters and contract-level issues. The PM must effectively negotiate differences that may exist between Leidos, our partners, and the customer to bring together a cohesive enterprise services organization. The PM will be responsible for calculating program profit and loss, managing cost, scheduling, ensuring quality, and mitigating risk to meet contract requirements.

In supporting this opportunity, the successful PM will have demonstrated technical and management skills in overseeing and delivering task orders related to a portfolio of complex projects involving the following competencies:

  • Project Management Principles and Practice
  • CMMI, ITIL, and Agile processes
  • Engineering knowledge and skills
  • Enterprise architecture experience, enterprise products and tools evaluation
  • Standard operating procedures and process utilization
  • Ability to develop emerging technologies and apply them to business problems:  e.g. artificial Intelligence/machine learning, multi-cloud—AWS/Azure Cloud implementation Standards, strategies, and cloud-deployed Enterprise applications, data science, digital assets/crypto currencies, robotics process automation

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support leadership of overall IRS integration of modernization strategy as a subject matter expert
  • Implement portfolio rationalization through elimination of old technology
  • Improve upon existing solutions, programs and processes using significant conceptualizing, reasoning, and interpretation in researching and approving new innovations, technologies, and tools
  • Lead creation and maintenance of architectures, roadmaps, and plans
  • Assist translation of the future/ideal state business vision into needed IT capabilities and services
  • Support the analysis of COTS/GOTS product alternatives for feasibility and to establish viable alternatives for requested solutions
  • Share Knowledgebase Management (KBM) responsibility for organizing, maintaining, and publishing content
  • Direct project planning, systems engineering development and implementation according to cost, schedule, and scope requirements
  • Apply expert domain knowledge, professional principles, and theories to develop advanced concepts, techniques, solutions, and standards
  • Expertly manage cross-functional teams responsible for delivering high-quality program capabilities on time and within budget, including subcontractors
  • Oversee performance to specified contract SLAs and direct changes to meet the SLAs as needed
  • Bring proven new ideas and best practices that will enhance performance

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree with 15+ years of experience in information technology, computer science, information systems or related field and experience in enterprise architecture, engineering, and standards
  • Organizing, directing, and managing contract operation support functions involving multiple, complex, and interrelated project tasks
  • Development of a strategic vision for a complex organization, balancing modernization needs with critical daily operations and maintenance requirements
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills at senior levels within corporate and customer organizations
  • Experience meeting with customer and contractor personnel to formulate and review task plans and deliverable items, and effectively execute in accordance with approved plans
  • Collaboration with technical staff and customers in forming strategies to improve performance, reliability, and cost effectiveness
  • Managing enterprise architecture tools to replace aging repositories and tools while implementing an integrated strategic portfolio management solution to significantly improve portfolio-based planning, management, and analytics
  • Experience in the practice of Agile methodology
  • U.S. Citizenship or is a lawful permanent resident having been granted the right to live in the United States indefinitely.
  • Proximity to work primarily onsite with the customer at the New Carrollton Federal Building, secondarily at Leidos HQ in Reston and remotely within one to two hours driving distance of the customer
  • Ability to be cleared by the US Government via a Minimum Background Investigation (MBI)

Desired Qualifications

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Experience and/or certification in Agile methodology

Pay Range:

Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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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 44,000 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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