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
Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career
opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering
The Security Detection & Automation (SD&A) business
unit currently has an opening for a “Senior Project
Coordinator” to support ongoing VACIS product
development and product delivery activities.
The Senior Project Coordinator (Sr. PC) position supports the
Client Services Remediation Program Management Office (PMO) in
program execution and assists the PMO Director in ensuring a
consistent, superior client experience. The Sr. PC is a subject
matter expert for the PMO and holds ownership over key metrics. In
addition to helping support the PMO in overall program execution,
the Sr. PC will partner with several internal key departments
including, but not limited to: Product Development, Software
Engineering, Finance, Manufacturing and Client Services.
Primary Responsibilities :
Program Execution – Support Program Managers and PMO Director in
program execution. This includes internal factory testing of
various equipment as well as supporting site acceptance testing and
customer acceptance in the field. Upon transition to
product support, monitor product field reliability to ensure full
Day to day POC with the customer for active contracts.
Ensure that all programs run within scope, time, and budget
Interface with task and functional leaders, subcontractors, and
Responsible for driving new and variant VACIS product
development initiatives to completion / production readiness in
support of near term customer procurement efforts.
Client Communication – Respond to client communications timely
and accurately; understand client needs and feedback, collaborate
and consult with clients and/or support program managers in doing
so; follow up and communicate client's needs internally.
Develop product specifications against customer and derived
Lead engineering resources to develop product to meet or exceed
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
Reporting & Documentation –Tracking for monthly and quarterly
business reviews and assemble and circulate accompanying
presentation decks/other materials;; assist in development of
business processes and procedures/rules.
Flexibility : Going into situations without preconceived notions
with a willingness to assess various options in order to determine
a course of action.
Adaptability : Appropriately reacting to changing situations
without a loss of effectiveness
Analysis : Critical thinking by analyzing how processes and
procedures could be improved, collecting relevant information and
identifying possible solutions.
Attention to Detail : Appropriately completing all of the
individual tasks according to workflow/process guidelines.
Creativity : Being inventive, imaginative and innovative.
Energy : Maintaining a fast, active pace in the normal course of
Integrity : Strict adherence to job-related standards, values or
Learning Ability : Understanding and applying new
Internal Collaboration - Strive to meet the needs of the client
while building internal relationships by providing overflow support
and expertise to other PMO staff, as needed.
Responsible for working with internal operational groups
throughout the programs’ lifecycles and coordinating deliverables
to meet project objectives.
Forecasting – Assist with accurate forecasting of planned
revenue based on anticipated stages of work as needed.
Training & Mentorship – Provide training and mentorship to other
team members within the PMO.
Special Projects – Help support internal strategic initiatives
and projects by acting as a Subject Matter Expert on behalf of the
General understanding of industry practices and standards.
This position is responsible for fostering a team environment
and building cooperation between Installation team members, and
other departments to provide the highest quality standards. A
critical component of the job is to manage and resolve complex
Ability to pass TSA suitability background check
Requires a BA degree and 2 years of prior relevant experience or
Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience. 6 year
experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
Possess at least 2 years experience working as Project
Coordinator with direct client/customer contact.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a
professional, calm demeanor.
Critical thinking skills and the ability to efficiently gather
and process information in a fast paced environment are
Experience with MS Office, specifically Word, Excel, Project
,Outlook, and Microsoft O365
Technical background with direct Product Development
Direct experience with non-intrusive inspection equipment.
Familiar with government and commercial fixed-price
Coordination of product support.
Bilingual language skills (Spanish) a plus.
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
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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:
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Proj and Prog Management