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Leidos Office Manager in Washington, District Of Columbia


Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals. Driven by our talented workforce, the Federal Energy, Environment and Commerce Operation builds trust through an array of energy-related IT, environmental science and engineering solutions to meet our customers’ needs.

Key Capabilities:

  • Large Infrastructure

  • Mission Support

  • Digital Modernization

  • Command & Control

  • Mission Applications

  • Environmental Science

  • Nuclear Security

  • Engineering Services

The Leidos Infrastructure, Environment and Security operating unit has an opening for an Office Manager as part of a Leidos project team, to provide direct operational program support to the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Office of Defense Programs.

Work will be in the NNSA Offices located in the Department of Energy Forrestal Building in Washington, DC.

This position is responsible for a broad range of program administrative tasks for senior and executive level customers, both Federal management and military flag officers. The person in this position will exercise judgment, initiative and tact, make administrative decisions and take action on behalf of Federal management with knowledge of the organization’s policies and personnel and in accordance with established guidelines, procedures and policies. This position is responsible for maintaining the highest level of security for classified matter and personnel access and directly assists program work essential to the mission, including security and records, document management and classified matter control, document control and database management, decision based correspondence and critical briefings, interface with site offices and M&O program managers, senior NNSA management and external organizations.

Primary Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position are primarily initiating, organizing and overseeing logistic and security requirements, managing correspondence, and providing administrative support to Federal and contractor project teams. This includes arranging classified and unclassified conferencing and meetings, travel, and calendars, and setting up offices and support for new personnel, overseeing classified and unclassified document management, tracking Federal financial accounts, managing facilities support, administering security procedures for access to controlled areas, facilitating senior management correspondence and communication, including researching technical, budget, and financial data and preparing briefings, memos, and correspondence and weekly reports, travel authorizations, and vouchers with minimal oversight. Responsibilities will also include maintaining awareness of and competence in headquarters initiatives for communication and information sharing.

This position is a key customer interface position with a high impact on achievement of the Office of Defense Programs’ national security mission. This position interfaces with Federal and contractor managers at the NNSA sites to collect and analyze data and provide responses and requires both tact and perseverance to frame problems and develop solutions.

Basic Qualifications

  • Four or more years of specialized administrative experience of an increasingly responsible nature in a Federal or government contractor organization.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • Current DOE Q or active DoD TS clearance.

  • One or more years of experience in control of classified matter and secure container custodianship.

  • Demonstrable competence with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook) and Federal civilian and/or military central systems.

  • Excellent written (including grammar, punctuation, and copy editing) and verbal communication skills. Experience interacting with mid-level management required; interaction with senior management level preferred.

  • Experience in nuclear weapons programs preferred.

Ability to meet deadlines, and track actions, and follow-through on multiple (often unanticipated) daily, weekly, and monthly tasks.

Leidos is growing! Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Administrative

Leidos is a Fortune 500®information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected]

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

REQNUMBER: R-00039701

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.