Program Manager, Aircraft Integration
City of Manassas, VA 
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Job Description


Job Description:

The Airborne Maintenance and Integration Division within the Defense Group at Leidos is seeking Program Managers (PM) located in Manassas, VA to assist in the management of program cost, schedule and performance for the integration of Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (AISR) platforms. The PM is responsible for day-to-day operations, management, and execution in a high-pressure environment and must deliver outstanding products/services under tight deadlines and constraints.

As our operations must frequently respond to rapidly developing requirements at short notice, the successful candidate must have fast-action problem solving skills and be capable of identifying creative solutions while remaining compliant with Leidos policies and procedures and with contract requirements.

Primary Responsibilities

In this role the Program Manager will participate in the execution of program activities, interface with the senior levels of the organization, consult with customer and leadership personnel to formulate and review task plans and deliverables, ensure conformance with program and project task schedules, costs, and contractual obligations. Primary day-to-day interface between functional areas; engineering, production, and logistics.

  • Monitor status of engineering, integration, and logistics activates

  • Prepare briefings for senior level leadership and In-Process Reviews

  • Perform technical review and approval of Service Purchase Order and Non-Purchase Order payment requests

  • Provide oversight of Purchasing Card (P-Card) use to include review and approval of P-Card packages

  • Actively participate in working groups with other senior staff to resolve problems and implement process improvement initiatives

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years of relevant prior experience

  • Two (2) years supervising or leading teams/projects

  • Knowledge and experience in in the airworthiness certification process with US military and/or Federal Aviation Administration

  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% of the time (CONUS)

  • Experience with MS Project, Office, PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in an IC, military, or other Government environment performing in a related subject area (e.g., project management, A-ISR operations, intelligence education/training, etc.)

  • Expert knowledge and experience in in the airworthiness certification process with US military and/or Federal Aviation Administration

  • Experience in contractor owned and operated aircraft flight operations and management

  • Demonstrated experience in identifying and implementing process improvement initiatives

  • An active Program Management certification


External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Secret

Travel:Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Manager

Job Family:Proj and Prog Management

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
4 years
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