Leidos Management Planning Operations Manager in NORFOLK, Virginia

Description:

The Defense & Intelligence group at Leidos is looking for a Technical Project Manager who will plan, organize, secure, and manage resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives. Come join the Joint Staff-Integrated Network Services & Solutions program at Leidos and make a difference!

JOB SUMMARY

Partners with project stakeholders, internal customers, external vendors, and cross-functional teams. Facilitates a cross-functional team to execute on defined deliverables and drives key decisions. Common deliverables typically include the project charter, scope definition, requirements documents, work activities, project schedule, risk register, communication plan, resource plan, risk management plan, procurement plans, project budget, quality control plan, status updates, reporting, and tracking. Uses industry recognized/generally accepted PM knowledge (PMI methodologies), skills, tools and techniques to achieve a project's stated objectives. Typically works independently to deliver content or decisions which define final project deliverables. This is a full-time position located in Norfolk VA.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

·Develops detailed project schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports; tracks key project milestones and adjusts project plans and/or resources to meet needs of customers in Microsoft project and ProMIS

·Initiates, plans, executes, and controls project efforts that utilize technological solutions

·Establishes and implements project management processes and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high-quality standards, and meet customer expectations

·Develops and executes management plans for time, cost, scope, quality, communications, risk, human resources, procurement and integration

·Translates project requirements into project objectives and tasks

·Reports on project progress throughout the project lifecycle or specific phases within the Solutions Delivery Life cycle (SDLC).

·Coordinates the resources necessary to successfully complete the project

·Communicates major milestones and identifies potential project risks; conducts regular status meetings to review project activities; manages prioritization procedures

·Sets and manages client expectations, managing and escalating issues and changes

·Measures progress toward goals and revises project objectives; documents applying change control procedures;

·Evaluates the impacts and risks of changes from multiple perspectives, assigns tasks that are necessary to reduce or eliminate those considerations, determines tentative implementation dates, and tracks results of the implementation;

·Develops methods to measure customer satisfaction; obtains feedback at critical milestones and at project completion to ensure that project efforts meeting customer expectations for time, cost, and results

·Anticipates and identifies tasks required to support change processing including performing change impact analysis, assigning tasks to project team members, verbally communicating complex issues, verifying that tasks are completed, and communicating implementation status

·Creates and applies project control techniques that reduce risk from changing technological infrastructure, hardware, automations, systems software, or applications systems

·Builds relationships with key stakeholders and project resources to drive key decisions and ensure timely project completion

·Produce and report on KPIs and metrics.

·Documents and understands what the technical environment dependencies are for each project to support an end to end integrated environment.

·Manages, the creation and tracking of processes, procedures, and documentation that improve environment stability, availability, and production parity

Qualifications:

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

·BS/BA degree in an IT related field related discipline strongly preferred (or similar technical degree).

·7 year of experience in Project Management field or equivalent (i.e. Change Management, Process Improvement, Engineering, Technical Operations) or combination of academic equivalent training or projects.

·3 years experiences maintaining projects using Microsoft project or equivalent

·Experience in IT industry

·Knowledge of engineering or related processes, development of methods and procedures.

·Demonstrated problem solving and analytical thinking skills.

·Follow the PMBOK and ITIL service delivery standards

·MUST HAVE: ACTIVE SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE OR ABOVE

·CompTIA Security +ce certification

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

·PMI PMP/CAPM certification or equivalent

·Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL v3 Foundations) certification

·Service Management

·Knowledge of Virtual Desktop infrastructure (VDI)

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.