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Middle East and Africa Regional Center (MARC) Team Lead ( R-00055077 )

Aerospace and Aviation

Lead Engineer



Washington, Washington DC, United States


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Team Lead to join a program team supporting a government customer in a highly complex intelligence analysis environment.

The Middle East and Africa Regional Center (MARC) Team Lead will serve as the management and technical lead for contract personnel performing functions in support of MARC. The MARC team lead is responsible for providing senior-level expertise to the region, completing complicated or complex tasks independently, and leading or directing the work of program personnel assigned to the region.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for day-to-day management as well as long-term strategic development
  • Expertly manage cross-functional teams responsible for delivering high-quality program capabilities on time and within budget, including Subcontractors and Vendors
  • Ensure that all work on this contract complies with the contract terms and conditions
  • Leads planning for Contractor resources, scheduling, milestones and deliverables
  • Responsible for securing and managing an exceptional team/staff, maintaining high levels of staff retention, and ensuring exceptional customer relationship management.
  • Ensure all security requirements are satisfied at all times.
  • Lead, manage, coach, and mentor employees, manage professional development, hiring, and issue resolution for the MARC area.
  • Engage employees and customers on a routine basis to fully understand customer requirements and employee capabilities
  • Develops systems, procedures and capabilities to provide qualified personnel with short turnaround times; and corporate measures to correct/alleviate poor performance
  • Manages the timeliness, completeness, and quality of problem identification
  • Provides corrective action plans, timely identification of issues, and effective management of subcontractors
  • Seeks to ensure customer satisfaction and professional and ethical behavior of all contractor personnel
  • Identifies and documents program technical, quality & risk areas and mitigation methods to reduce risk, maximize benefits and ensure delivery for scientific computing and analysis efforts regarding current or future capabilities

Basic Qualifications

  • A minimum of ten years of experience with intelligence analysis, including five years in strategic all source analysis.
  • A minimum of five years of experience managing teams of Regional All Source Intelligence Analysts [Political/Military and Military Capabilities (MILCAP) Analysis, Financial Analysis, Counternarcotics Analysis]
  • Experience organizing, directing, and managing contract operation support functions
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience collaborating and coordinating across project teams and components facilitating information sharing, reuse and productivity improvements.
  • Ability to collaborate with technical staff and customers in forming strategies to improve performance, reliability, and cost effectiveness
  • Demonstrate integrity, respect, and a commitment to excellence, collaboration, agility, and diversity
  • Experience effectively communicating at senior levels within a customer organization
  • Experience mentoring staff in order to maintain high levels of performance and positive morale
  • TS/SCI clearance with polygraph


  • US Citizenship is required due to the nature of the government contracts we support.


  • BA/BS or equivalent experience and 5+ years or prior relevant experience or Masters with 3+ years of prior relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of ten years of experience in strategic all source analysis.
  • Possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Intelligence, International Relations, Political Science, Finance, Economics, Journalism, Area Studies for Africa or the Middle East, or a similar area of study.
  • Proven understanding of and experience with the Africa or the Middle East region, including topics such as history, current events, political climate, and military leadership.
  • A minimum of five years of experience conducting analysis using intelligence and information from multiple and varied sources to produce operational/strategic level assessments and products.
  • Experience managing contracts or TOs with work occurring in a CONUS and OCONUS environment.
  • Intermediate reading capability of Farsi, Arabic, or French (the equivalent of the DLPT Level 2 for reading)

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Manager

Job Family:Proj and Prog Management

Pay Range: