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Deputy Program Manager


Environmental Program Manager


Reston, Virginia, United States


The Leidos National Security Sector is seeking a Deputy Program Manager to lead the Counter-Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Analysis Cell in Reston, Virginia. The successful candidate will manage the Leidos team within an interdisciplinary team of government and contractor personnel in a fast-paced, high-energy environment at a government facility. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in managing complex technical research and development (R&D), and operations and maintenance (O&M) projects related to Counter WMD missions against state and non-state actors worldwide. The candidate should demonstrate a willingness to manage resources and subject matter expertise to resolve highly complex problems with state-of-the-art engineering techniques. Candidate should have the ability think differently, unconventionally, and from a new perspective.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Perform duties under the strategic and operational vision of the Program Manager.
• Contributes to financial, technical, administrative, contractual, and personnel management of the contract.
• Manage project schedules and coordinate contractor activities in accordance with the SOW and the Program’s strategic plan.
• Communicate with DoD, IC, and contractor mission partners as necessary to maintain relationships and receive feedback on technical capability development.
• Act as a liaison agent for WMD-related facilities inquiries to other agencies (DIA/NGA, military services, DoD agencies, DOE, etc.).
• Develop and provide regular executive briefings to the government on services provided on the contract that support the Leidos message.
• Apprise Government stakeholders on the status of delivery execution, productivity, and quality assurance.

• Ensure that work on the contract complies with the contract terms and conditions and is approved/coordinated with program manager.

• Maintain, hire and retain appropriate staff skillsets for the CWAC projects to achieve Leidos success.

• Contributes to delivery and management of CDRLs.

• Proactively identifies and mitigates risks; identifies and capitalizes on opportunities.

• Establishes and maintains an inclusive work environment consistent with Leidos values and ethics.

Basic Qualifications:
• TS/SCI with a CI poly or TS/SCI and the willingness and ability to pass a CI poly.

• Bachelor of Science degree in any Engineering, Scientific field and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or MS with 10+ years of prior relevant experience.
• 10+ years of experience leading complex teams and managing projects

• 10+ years of experience in the intelligence and/or DoD communities.
• Experience in Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) analysis
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Ability to work on a team with engineers and scientists from various technical fields.
• Basic understanding of reverse engineering of complex systems.

Preferred Qualifications :
• 5+ years of experience with Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Research and Development (R&D).
• 5+ years of experience in the WMD community.
• 5+ years of experience with Biology, Biological engineering, Chemistry or Chemical engineering
• Experience with the United States military, Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and other Combatant Commands
• Knowledge of WMD analytical tradecraft; focused on modeling and assessing industrial facilities.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $108,550.00 - $196,225.00

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.