654338 - Project Manager

Description:

The Defense & Intelligence Group of Leidos has an opening for a Project Manager at the Pentagon, National Capital Region.

JOB SUMMARY:

Project Manager in support of the AFNCR IT Services program at the National Military Command Center (NMCC). The AFNCR IT Services program provides support services for information systems for Headquarters Air Force (HAF), Air Force District of Washington (AFDW), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Chiefs of Staff, and other Air Force activities within the AFNCR missions to include the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews (JBA), Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB), and other locations, leased spaces, and alternate sites. The major support areas are: IT Operations and Maintenance; Plans, Projects, and Engineering (PP&E). The senior leaders and national defense missions that are supported require that the AFNCR operations never fail, resulting in a fast-paced, challenging, but also rewarding environment. The Project Manager will Lead project planning, resourcing, supply, progress reporting, troubleshooting and project team management. The successful candidate will have knowledge of military command center systems to include Defense Red Switch Network, Multimedia Systems, Radio Systems, Cryptographic Systems, Tech Control Facilities and IT Systems.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and close projects for government customers within the National Military Command Center.

* Provide scheduling data to update the Microsoft Project Integrated Master Schedule.

* Ensure project results meet requirements regarding technical quality, reliability, schedule and cost.

* Monitor performance and recommend schedule changes, cost adjustments or resource additions.

* Solve technical and non technical problems throughout the life of the project, but tries to resolve problems during the design and planning phases whenever possible.

* Oversee and coordinate work performed by outside contractors.

* Provide timely and accurate information and status updates to project sponsors, end users, and management.

* Participate in budget development and evaluating how project plan changes impact cost and schedule.

* Develop Gantt chart to document project schedule and milestones.

* Update project status in Remedy.

* Hold and document stakeholder meetings.

* Develop briefings and charts detailing project status.

* Update customers on project status.

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Qualifications:

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

* Bachelor's degree with 8+ years of relevant experience. Additional years of related experience, training, and/or certifications accepted in lieu of a degree.

* Specific Project Management experience in a DoD/Military Environment.

* Currently possess a DoD TS/SCI security clearance.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* Working knowledge of Remedy and Microsoft Project.

* Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.

* Security+ certification.

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 www.Leidos.com. 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.

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