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Leidos Project Manager in Austin, Texas


Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for a Project Manager in the Personal Identity Verification (PIV) team in Austin, TX. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the IOSS mission. The mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Information & Technology (OI&T), Information Technology (IT) Operations and Services (ITOPS), Infrastructure Operations (IO) is to support One VA with world-class service to Veterans and their families. The focus of this position will be providing badging and access security support at a VA facility. The successful candidate will be able to work in an environment requiring great attention to detail and a high level of confidentiality.

Primary Responsibilities

This position will be supporting the VA PIV organization. A successful candidate will have experience with:

  • Plan, organize, secure and manage resources to bring about the successful completion of specific program goals and objectives.

  • Ensure that all programs run within scope, time, and budget constraints.

  • Interface with task and functional leaders, subcontractors, and support personnel.

  • Influence development of solutions that impact strategic program goals and business results.

  • Recommend and implement new solutions, processes, policies, standards in support of functions strategy and operations.

  • Conduct and track Contractor onboarding and offboarding efforts related to Government policies, such as fingerprinting, badging, document uploads, parking stickers and PIV issuance (onboarding), or completion of 3248 form (offboarding).

  • Support day-to-day physical and logical access services, onboarding and termination of support contractors and employees, identity-proofing and badging, management of physical access control systems.

  • Report all potential problems with processes, schedules, user requirements, that affect impact daily operations.

  • Reporting all potential problems with processes, schedules, software tools and alerts, which could have an impact to operations.

  • Objectively evaluate current processes/procedures and articulate recommendations for improvement.

  • Objectively evaluate skills and effectiveness of individuals and overall effectiveness of the team.

  • Interacting with personnel at various levels of the customer organization from line personnel to directors.

  • Effectively manage personnel, insuring VA process, procedures and protocols are adhered to by staff.

  • Superior planning, scheduling and coordinating skills working with management to create a smooth workflow and timely deliverables.

  • Update the status of change-orders for each action to indicate work accomplished for specific requests.

  • Ability to meet and deal effectively with individuals of all levels within the VA facility.

  • Handle confidential information of contractors and federal employees.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Superior organizational and time management skills.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Systems, Business or related scientific / technical business discipline

  • Minimum of 10 years of related work experience

  • 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education

  • Ability to solve complex challenges that typically impact multiple disciplines.

  • Provide measurable input to new solutions, processes or standards in order to achieve functional/project objectives.

  • Requires ability to communicate with executive leadership (internally or client) regarding matters of significant importance to the organization/project.

  • Specific vision abilities required – close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust/focus.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office products - Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Skype, etc.

  • US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance. Federal contract requirement.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with C-Cure 9000 systems

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:ADP2 / IT2


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


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

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 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.

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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.