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Cybersecurity Project Manager


Project Manager


Fort Meade, Maryland, United States


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The Digital Modernization Sector of Leidos is seeking an experienced Cybersecurity Project Manager to join our Defense Enclave Services team at Ft. Meade, MD area.


The Cybersecurity Project Manager will manage projects and assist other project managers with projects supporting the DES program cybersecurity engineering and operations groups primarily. Types of projects could include, but are not limited to, engineering projects such as building out a new capability; starting, improving, and transitioning services; auditing and compliance, such as attaining/maintaining Authority-to-Operate (ATO); driving implementation of Comply-to-Connect (C2C) solutions; and upgrading infrastructure or transitioning to the Cloud. Projects can also encompass adding subscribers to cybersecurity services and developing new operational capabilities.

•Work cooperatively with federal and contractor cybersecurity engineering and/or operations personnel to successfully complete assigned projects within time, scope, and budget constraints.
•Lead, manage, and/or assist engineering, operations, and other project management personnel as needed for each project.
•Develop detailed project plans for resourcing time, funding, materials, and people.
•Keep a well-managed repository of project documentation.
•Develop, review, and update project and other documentation, as needed.
•Build and maintain team and federal government customer relations for consistent and timely communication of dependencies, issues, challenges, and progress.
•Plan, gather, and update artifacts and documentation for future audits, ATO renewals, etc.
•Provide regular reporting to internal program management and the customer in the form of meetings, standardized deliverables, reports, and presentations.
•Develop and improve processes for accomplishing project work.
•Stay up to date on cybersecurity and project management methodologies, techniques, processes, and procedures.

•Bachelor’s degree and 12+ years of experience; additional years of directly applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.
•Minimum eight years’ experience in IT engineering, information system security management, and/or operations in a federal customer cybersecurity environment.
•Security+ certification.
•Familiarity with Splunk or other SIEMs.
•Strong oral and written communications skills, including experience writing and delivering status reports, meeting minutes capture, project documentation, presentations, as well as leading meetings, stakeholder discussions, etc.
•Strong multitasking skills and attention to detail.
•Experience supporting technical projects, particularly cybersecurity projects.
•Demonstrated ability to work on multiple simultaneous projects and/or technically complex projects.

•CISSP, CISM, or equivalent.
•Additional cybersecurity certifications, e.g. CEH, CIH, CYSA+.
•Experience using Splunk to ingest, evaluate, and report on logs and other data feeds.
•PMP or equivalent, e.g. DOD or DHS project/program management certification, or project management bachelor’s/master’s degree from accredited institution.
•Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Agile certifications.
•Knowledge of standard security controls per National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-53.
•Project management experience with a U.S. federal customer, especially DoD.
•Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Project®.


External Referral Eligible

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.