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Program Manager


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

Leidos is looking for a high performing candidate to fill a position supporting the nation's nuclear deterrence mission with the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Office of Defense Programs as a Program Manager. The program manager provides support and subject matter expertise to the overall program goals of the Secondary Stage production modernization program office. Working with a high caliber and collaborative team, this role provides subject matter expertise to the federal program manager and project managers through a programmatic liaison with Program Managers at the national security laboratories and nuclear weapon production facilities who are engaged in managing technical work to modernize our nuclear weapon stockpile. This position requires an experienced person with demonstrated program management expertise ideally developed during engagement with Federal and/or Defense agencies.

This is a full-time contractor-support position located on-site at the NNSA offices in Washington DC.


+ Directly support the modernization of technologies and capital acquisitions at NNSA sites.

+ Organize, plan, schedule, implement, control, and analyze performance on various projects and programs.

+ Effectively manage a diverse and complex portfolio.

+ Organize, plan, schedule, implement, control, and report on all elements of the program office.

+ Present the status of contract activities, requirements, and problems during program reviews and in response to requests from oversight agencies and Congress.

+ Coordinate with contracts, finance, project management, and contractors to identify, mitigate, and control program risks.

+ Enable process improvement and innovation.

+ Create and implement plans and processes to meet program performance including schedule, quality, cost, and security requirements.

+ Manage and integrate the efforts of subcontractors, assuring flow-down and fulfillment of all contractual requirements.

+ Plan and lead program reviews and briefings.

+ Identify and report on issues or related problems and potential risks.

+ Maintain currency on relevant management tools and technologies, and provide inputs for white papers and processes for risk mitigation.

Required Clearance:

+ Active DOE Q and/or DOD TS clearance

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

+ Bachelor’s degree in a science or engineering discipline.

+ Minimum of 12 years contributing to technical programs (10 years with a Master’s).

+ Extensive experience with NNSA programs.

+ Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite particularly MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel including expertise with pivot tables (using and building).

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated effectiveness in communicating with senior federal and site managers and major stakeholders in the program.

Desired Education, Experience, and Skills:

+ MBA or Master’s degree in a related field from an accredited university.

+ Staff experience in military, government or corporate enterprise; interagency experience.

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.

Pay Range:Pay Range $101,400.00 - $156,000.00 - $210,600.00

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.

REQNUMBER: R-00094160

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.

Program Manager

Full time
Washington, DC

Published on 09/17/2022

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