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The Defense Group at Leidos currently has a career opening for a Project Manager to work in our Beavercreek, OH office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience to support fielding new systems and products in support of various emerging US Air Force (USAF) Life Cycle Management Center (LCMC) and Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) programs related advancing emerging and promising technologies.
What’s in it for you?
In this position, you will have opportunities to provide technical and operational analysis of new and evolving sensor systems, assess advanced sensor technologies, and provide ground and flight demonstrations/tests. In addition, candidate will explore and perform sensor system integration into laboratories, aircraft, and other aero-structures, such as the AgilePod® family of systems.
If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!
THE CHALLENGE (primary responsibilities)
- Provide Leadership and Oversight of a large technology portfolio: a multi-phased effort for both low performance and high performance podded prototype development, testing and fielding for a newly established ACAT III program of record for AFLCMC.
- Design, develop, oversee and manage the day-to-day execution aspects of current and future projects while serving as a liaison between program management and government customers.
- Provides and reviews status of projects and budgets
- Manages schedules and prepares status reports for review to AFLCMC and AFRL customers
- Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet cost, schedule and performance objectives
- Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with program managers and customers
- Administratively provide, track, and maintain status of CDRLs pertaining to contractual efforts
- Work with government and contractor counterparts to support engineering design efforts, follow on production, and developmental and operational flight test demonstration efforts as applicable.
- Assists in producing or reviewing documents for program office use that support the breadth of the projects acquisition and lifecycle sustainment.
WHAT SETS YOU APART (basic qualifications)
- BA/BS degree and 2-4 years of prior relevant experience; years of experience in lieu of degree
- Have knowledge, experience and demonstrated ability to work successfully with all levels of engineering, logistics, program management, and program leadership, AFLCMC directorates and headquarters, AFRL, HQ AFMC, Tri-Service DoD stakeholders, prime contractors and subcontractors, and other government and private sector personnel.
- Great interpersonal skills and the ability to work and lead as part of a multi-disciplined team.
- Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other Office applications.
- Up to 10% CONUS travel required
Security Clearance Requirement
- Ability to obtain and maintain Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance
Preferred, not required
- Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level II or higher in DoD Acquisition
- Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Discipline
- Microsoft Project Experience
- Familiarity with IMP/IMS, WBS, and control account structure and earned value analysis.
- Earned value calculations, cost and schedule integration.
- Prior experience in product management is desired
- Active Secret Security Clearance Preferred
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.