Morningside, Maryland


Job Description:

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Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries. 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 sustainable. 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.

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Leidos is seeking a highly motivated and customer-oriented Project Manager (Senior) who will be responsible for managing the cost, schedule, and performance of Government projects supporting the Air Force National Capital Region (AFNCR). The successful candidate will manage issues, risks, and change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery. The Project Manager (PM) will support the 844th Communications Group at three (3) locations - Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB), Joint Base Andrews (JBA), and the Pentagon. The PM will also provide and support solutions on classified and unclassified networks for the Air Force District of Washington (AFDW) and Headquarters Air Force (HAF). The preferred candidate has excellent communications skills, strong customer service skills, and experience serving as an advisor to a PM Lead and/or other senior IT managers.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

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 ( !

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Responsibilities Include:

+ Plan, coordinate, and manage small, medium, and large-scale projects

+ Integrate all functions and activities necessary to ensure the project/program meets client/customer requirements

+ Direct project team members, manage cost and schedule, ensure contract compliance, and serve as customer interface

+ Manage technical aspects, costs, and schedule of assigned tasks or functions

+ Provide strong, proactive, and assertive leadership while engaging multi-discipline teams and responding to business needs

+ Make decisions at the project team-level and properly escalate issues that cannot be resolved timely

+ Lead team members (e.g., executives, subject matter experts, controllers, schedulers, etc.) through the project lifecycle

+ Manage project teams that typically include multiple vendors and work centers

+ Create project management plans, set expectations, and ensure plans are driven by organizational procedures

+ Coordinate with cross-functional stakeholders to develop project scope, objectives, goals, and deliverables

+ Ensure requirements are gathered, documented, reviewed, and approved per organizational/program standards

+ Ensure projects are delivered on-time, within budget, and remain in scope; monitor and track project dependencies

+ Create a work breakdown structure defining all activities required for project deliverables

+ Manage project budget - maintain financial plan, track actuals vs. plan, provide monthly forecasts, report monthly accruals

+ Create/deliver high-quality, informative, written/verbal project communications, including weekly project status, dashboards, and updates

+ Actively monitor, track, and manage project tasks, timelines, attainment of established milestones, and overall project quality

Required Experience, Skills, and Education:

+ Bachelor's degree in Business, Information Technology (IT), Computer Science, Management of Information Systems (MIS), or similar degree and 6 + years of prior relevant experience or Masters degree with 2+ years of prior relevant experience.

+ Active, DoD Secret security clearance

+ DoD 8570 certification, IAT level II or higher (e.g., Security+ CE)

+ Project Management Professional (PMP) or IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) v3 credential

+ Solid understanding of Project Management and Project Management Office

+ Proven ability to build and maintain relationships, partnerships, and external networks

+ Proven ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, and work effectively in a collaborative/team environment while keeping the team informed

+ Excellent customer interaction skills

+ Excellent research, decision-making, and organization skills

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities

+ Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Project or similar project management tool

+ Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and adherence to data protection/other guidelines where appropriate

Clearance Required:

+ Requires an active Secret clearance

Pay Range:Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand 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.

REQNUMBER: R-00088970-OTHLOC-PL-2D0394

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

Morningside, Maryland

At Leidos, quality performance means two things:

  1. Satisfying our customers by delivering the products and services they need on time and in budget.
  2. Continuously improving our processes so that our work meets requirements and is done right the first time.

Our proprietary EngineeringEdge® solution gives us a consistent, company-wide approach to planning, designing, developing, and delivering solutions that achieve our customers’ goals. Comprehensive and customizable, EngineeringEdge is based on industry standards and best practices from:

  • CMMI®, the CMMI Institute.
  • Project Management, the Project Management Institute.
  • the International Organization for Standardization (ISO®).
  • the International Council on Systems Engineering/INCOSE Corporation.
  • Electronic Industries Alliance.
  • Our four decades experience on a wide range of programs.

Many Leidos organizations have been able to earn coveted CMMI maturity level 3 and higher, as well as ISO 9001 organizational designations.

In addition, we have our own high standards for ethics and performance. Investors : Employee Code of Conduct

What does this mean to our clients? High quality products and services, developed in an environment committed to continuously improving processes and uncompromising ethics.

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