Project Manager – Security Detection job in Vista, CA, United States

Full Time Vista CA Leidos

Description

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 Security Detection & Automation Operation is the cornerstone of Leidos’ comprehensive suite of fully integrated security detection and automation solutions for aviation, ports and borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world, with more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries. Leidos is positioned to address emerging and evolving threats through rapid development of innovative solutions for our global customers.  Leidos’ SDA Operation, in conjunction with the TSA, also performs on-call, onsite installation servicing of X- Ray Detection Equipment using leading edge technology to ensure the safety of our clients, customer and passengers.

The Security Detection and Automation Operation is comprised of four divisions to align with our customers’ missions and needs:

Checkpoint

Hold Baggage

Ports & Borders

General Automation

The Security Detection & Automation (SD&A) business unit currently has an opening for a Project Manager to lead ongoing VACIS product development and product delivery activities.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Responsible for driving new and variant VACIS product development initiatives to completion / production readiness in support of near term customer procurement efforts. 

-Position will require regular interaction with both internal and external stakeholders to meet specific product requirements, schedule and cost objectives. 

-Position includes delivery of the product to the field and ongoing product sustaining efforts to support long-term maintenance.

Specific activities shall include:

-Develop product specifications against customer and derived requirements.

Lead engineering resources to develop product to meet or exceed defined requirements.

-Communicate contract requirements to functional teams via regular project meetings.

-Ensure product design meets the technical, cost and schedule metrics as provided by management.

-Lead product specific contract proposal efforts towards successful award.

-Execute product delivery contracts to include production, installation and customer acceptance in the field.

-Monitor and report project EAC, as well as agreed upon technical, cost, schedule, contract, and customer satisfaction metrics at monthly program reviews.

-Upon transition to product support, monitor product field reliability to ensure full customer satisfaction.

-Day to day POC with the customer for active contracts.

-Support account manager in customer related marketing activities.

Basic Qualifications:

Ability to pass TSA suitability background check

Preferred Qualifications:

-Bachelor's degree or higher in technical or management field.

-Possess 4+ years of experience working on projects/programs with at least 2 years serving successfully in positions of major responsibilities such as Deputy Project Manager or Chief Engineer.

-Project Management experience required, PMP preferred. 

Desired Experience:

Technical background with direct Product Development experience.

Direct experience with non-intrusive inspection equipment.

Familiar with government and commercial fixed-price contracts. 

Bilingual language skills (Spanish) a plus.

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.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 50% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

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 www.Leidos.com.

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 here.

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 Leidos.com 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 spam.leidos@leidos.com.

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.

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