Program Manager (645750)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description


Leidos is seeking a Program Manager for a 40+ person program providing all source analysis in support of an Intelligence Community Customer located in the Washington Metropolitan Area. The position requires an active Top Secret/Sensitive compartmented Information security clearance with a polygraph examination. There is no exception to the clearance requirement.

The Program Manager is Leidos’ authorized interface with the Sponsor’s Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR), Sponsor management, and Sponsor end-user representatives. The PM helps determine both technical and business goals in consultation with Leidos management and makes detailed plans for the accomplishment of these goals.

The PM is responsible for formulating and enforcing work standards, developing and executing project schedules, reviewing work discrepancies, supervising personnel and communicating policies, procedures, and goals to team members. The PM is responsible for the overall contract, to include personnel and technical management of all tasks, and will ensure that the full range of corporate resources is available to perform the required tasks. The PM provides management oversight of all program personnel, both Leidos and subcontractors, ensuring the highest quality of task completion and deliverables in accordance with the contract.

The PM performs day-to-day management of the program, and develops long-term and strategic objectives to help ensure that end user requirements will be satisfied in future years of the contract. The PM performs horizontal integration planning, and interfaces frequently with other functional areas such as subcontracts, project control, and personnel security. PM ensures program deliverables and schedules are implemented in a timely manner; provides supervision, training, and direction to staff; and serves as the single point of contact for all customer issues or concerns. The PM is accountable for meeting contractual performance criteria and due dates during service delivery, and successful overall project completion.

The successful candidate will have excellent organizational and communication skills and a background all source analysis related to intelligence research and targeting. The PM must be experienced with intelligence report writing, know the intelligence cycle. Work will be performed in a fast-paced, high-energy environment inside a government facility.

Successful candidates will work well in team environments and will be capable of operating independently with minimal supervision. Candidates will be expected to effectively interact with customer personnel at all levels within the customer organization. The position requires exceptional writing skills, as well as experience producing high-quality finished intelligence in support of senior decision-makers.


In addition to the clearance requirement, successful candidates will demonstrate proficiency in manipulating various classified and open source databases to produce various levels of intelligence support to the client.

The PM position requires the successful candidate to:

  • Serve as primary point of contact to government
  • Develop core training outlines, training plans, records, and risk management reviews
  • Provide monthly reports, cost expenditures, training status, and equipment status
  • Oversee technical performance and execution
  • Provide programmatic and administrative support
  • Attend and present contract performance data at program reviews and other meetings
  • Establish and execute transition plan and staffing plan



TS/SCI with Polygraph and at least 5 years of recent experience managing programs of similar size and scope. At least 10 years of experience conducting full lifecycle intelligence analysis, operations planning, and the development of finished intelligence products is required. Candidates must also meet the following skill requirements:

  • Certified Program or Project Manager
  • Experience working with multiple types of intelligence collection capabilities and dissemination systems
  • The selected candidates must have:
    • Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of relevant experience (+8 years of experience in lieu of degree).
    • Successful program, project, or task order management experience.
    • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Background and understanding in the creation of analytic products for the Intelligence Community
    • Proven experience with recruiting and retaining a mix of analytic personnel with expertise and experience appropriate for the customer mission
    • Expertise to collect, analyze, and maintain task performance metrics that measure the execution of all business and operational activities
    • Strong experience with the management of customer relationships and demonstrated history of problem resolution across a range of issues.
    • Demonstrated good oral and written communication skills; strong knowledge of the intelligence collection process and experience coordinating with other IC Agencies
    • Ability to brief senior staff officers and partners
    • Work cooperatively as a team member and provide guidance to government analysts to build effective customer relationships
    • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with representatives throughout the IC in person, by telephone and through written correspondence
    • Candidate must possess an active TS/SCI w/ poly level clearance.


  • Experience with and extensive knowledge of the Intelligence Community, including responsibilities and connections within and among organizations.
  • Experience managing teams in a customer site environment.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions 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 pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems Global Solutions business (IS GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JBLeidos ICJBMeta