Senior Project Manager

Hanover MD Leidos


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At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. The Leidos Digital Modernization Sector brings together our digital transformation and IT programs, allowing us to better serve our customers through scale and repeatability. 

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The Digital Modernization Sector seeks a results-oriented Senior Project Manager to support the Nuclear Command, Control, and Communications (NC3) Enterprise Center’s (NEC) Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) Division at Fort Meade, MD. 

This isn't just any job. The SE&I Division is the lead for enterprise-level systems engineering and architecture, and as the technical authority for the Nuclear Command, Control, and Communications within the Department of Defense.  Our customer, led by the Commander, U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), applies subject matter expertise and best practices to translate mission and operational requirements into solutions and operational capabilities. 

In this role, you will ensure the successful completion of projects assigned to the Mission Engineering and Technical Standards teams.  This role is crucial to ensuring project success, encompassing responsibilities from effective communication with stakeholders to overseeing project planning and scheduling. You will work closely with our customers to develop and facilitate execution of detailed project plans using an Agile framework. You will also oversee the activities of the teams responsible for executing project plans – including leading daily progress reviews, participating in quarterly planning sessions, reviewing written products, and presenting status updates to our customer. Additional responsibilities involve managing the inputs for recurring program management reports, such as Weekly and Monthly Status Reports. 

This is your chance to be a part of something significant.  Working with our customer at Fort Meade, you'll have the opportunity to use your skills to help tackle some of the most vexing problems faced by our nation's leaders.  

Salary Range: $125,000 – $135,000.00

What will you do in this role?

  • Lead and orchestrate the activities of an agile team to accomplish customer-driven projects.

  • Develop and execute project plans in collaboration with the customer’s assigned government lead.

  • Promote communication and collaboration within the team and with stakeholders.

  • Coach the team on Agile processes and driving continuous improvement.

  • Work closely with other Project Managers, Program Managers, and the customer to ensure agile workflows are executed as intended.

  • Function as a servant leader and enabling the smooth execution of Agile Program Increments (PIs) and associated planning/review activities.

  • Discover and help remove impediments, obstacles, and roadblocks that may hinder team productivity or successful completion of projects.

  • Monitor and report project status to customers and stakeholders.

  • Facilitate daily stand-up reviews with project team members.

  • Manage changes in project scope and schedule.

  • Ensure the quality of the project team’s deliverables.

These qualifications are required:

  • Current Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance. 

  • Bachelor’s and 8 – 12 years' or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. Including:

                   o 5+ years Military Experience managing DoD communication systems and/or a DoD Program of Record.
                   o 5+ years of Program/Project Management experience in an IT or engineering environment.

  • Additionally, the successful applicant must possess one or more of the following:

                 o Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Management, Engineering Management, Engineering, Information 
                     Systems or Computer Science.
                  o PMP Certification
                  o DAWIA Certification in Program Management (practitioner level).
                  o ITIL Foundation Level certification.

  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies, such as the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), and application of the Agile methodologies within a technical/engineering environment.

  • One or more Agile practitioner certifications, including Scaled Agile Framework, PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner, AgilePM Foundation (APMG), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), and SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager (SAFe POPM).

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to create and deliver presentations. 

  • Prior work using collaboration tools (e.g., MS Teams).

  • Competency in Microsoft Office Suite applications (e.g., Word, Excel and PowerPoint). 

These qualifications are preferred:

  • Experience using Microsoft Visio to create visualizations of processes and organizational structures.

  • Nuclear Command, Control and Communications (NC3), National Leadership Command Capability (NLCC) or Senior Leader Command, Control and Communications System (SLC3S) knowledge or direct experience. 

  • Prior background working with Nuclear C3 community stakeholders such as Air Force, Navy, NC3 Enterprise Center (NEC), USSTRATCOM, USCYBERCOM, the Joint Staff, and OSD. 

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 $87,100.00 – $157,450.00

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.

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