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Job Description
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a continuing requirement for Deskside Support Services (DSS 2.0)  for the continued operations and maintenance and evolution of the unclassified A-LAN. This requirement was previously called Headquarter Information Technology Services (HITS).  The Project Manager will serve as the contractor's single TO manager and will be the contractor's authorized interface with the Government CO, COR, and TPOC for the TO. The Project Manager will be responsible for overall TO performance. The Project Manager will be available to plan, direct, and control the overall management and operational functions specified herein during normal hours of operation, and during periods of no-notice emergencies, including localized acts of nature, accidents, and military or terrorist attacks.

Basic Qualifications
Certification in Project Management from a recognized credentialing agency (PMP)
Experience with programs of comparable size
Experience organizing, directing, and managing contract operation support functions involving multiple, complex, and interrelated project tasks
Understanding/familiarity of the FAR
Experience with Enterprise IT Systems
Experience effectively communicating at senior levels within a customer organization
Experience meeting with customer and contractor personnel to formulate and review task plans and deliverable items, and effectively execute in accordance with approved plans
Experience managing tools, purchases, and a demonstrated understanding of purchasing systems
Understanding of Earned Value Management
Knowledge of ITIL
Understanding of Agile/Dev-Ops
Knowledge of industry/government best practices
Familiarity with ISO-9001:2000
Familiarity with CMMI

Desired Skills
Experience in managing DHS Programs
10+ years managing cost type task orders and performance based contracts
Experience in Implementing Section 508 Compliant technical solutions
Experience with Network Design/Operations and Security
Experience with Service Desk Support and Operations
Experience with Network based software applications
Earned Value Management Certification
ITIL Certification
Agile/Dev-Ops Certification

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years or prior relevant experience. Generally has 7+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects.

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Manager

Job Family:Proj and Prog Management

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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. 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.

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