Leidos has a career opening for an Earned Value Management
System (EVMS) Implementation and Program Support Subject Matter
Expert (SME) located in Reston, VA.
The position is one of a few on the implementation group of the
lean Corporate EVM Center of Excellence (COE) team leading and
executing the core responsibilities of EVMS planning,
infrastructure and tools, implementations, training and
surveillance for Leidos. The position is responsible for
leading and supporting all aspects of EVMS implementations from
proposal, to preparation for award, to start-up through IBRs and
continuing through the execution lifecycle. The ideal candidate is
recognized as an experienced leader who has expertise in a broad
range of functional areas and disciplines; including program
management, EVMS implementations and compliance, scheduling,
financial disciplines (pricing, program finance, FP&A, etc.),
contract management, and strong understanding of inter-company
functional relationships. The ideal candidate is able to lead
a team of individual contributors, program finance analysts (PFAs),
schedulers, Control Account Managers (CAMs), Program Managers, and
line executives. The position provides leadership and hands
on support to the program EVMS support teams, CAMs, and Program
Managers to improve program planning and execution while ensuring
compliance with contractual requirements and company policy and
procedures. As the principal EVMS implementation SME, the
position works closely with program teams, other functions, and
line managers to establish, maintain, and grow key government
customer relationships and to help drive program growth and
execution of the Business Plan. It is important to note that
the Leidos EVMS portfolio has programs across many diverse customer
environments (e.g., DoD, FAA, Intel, DHS, Healthcare), contracting
scenarios (e.g., integrated subks, formal flowdown, reporting only,
EVMS on FFP), and across a range of dollar values with different
levels of external and internal understanding and buy-in. The ideal
candidate will have various experiences across these diverse
•Responsible for supporting the organization's EVMS talent
development, performance management, and business strategy.
•Responsible for the development, implementation, training, and
maintenance of automated EVMS processes and tools.
•Supports programs in operational decisions and provides advice
on enhancing the performance of the portfolio of projects in the
•Responsible for the implementation of EVMS policies.
•Requires deep management and leadership knowledge of Program
Management and EVMS to lead cross-family projects or program teams
or mange across multiple disciplines.
•Aligning and integrating Agile software practices with
traditional scheduling and EVMS best practices for improved program
•Utilizes expert domain knowledge, professional principles and
theories to develop advanced concepts, techniques, solutions and
•Serves as a subject matter expert within professional area
providing a thorough understanding of EVMS, deliverable content,
issue identification/resolution, etc.
•Regularly interacts with senior executive leadership
(internally or client) regarding matters of strategic importance to
•Typically negotiates and develop shared solutions to convince
internal and external parties to accept concepts, practices and
approaches of the area.
•Significant interface with Program Managers, Contracts and
Senior Technical Personnel, as well as other organizations.
•May participate in new business proposals through EVMS
requirements, schedule support, and providing input for cost
volumes to management.
•Support internal and external audits and reviews.
•Requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 12 -
15 years prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 -
13 years prior relevant experience.
•Generally has 5+ years experience leading EVMS
•Program Management Profession (PMP) certification
•Earned Value Profession (EVP) certification
•Intermediate to advanced knowledge of using tools like Deltek
Cobra, Deltek PM Compass, Deltek wInsight, Deltek Open Plan, Deltek
Acumen Fuse, Deltek CostPoint, and other Scheduling and EVMS
External Referral Bonus:
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Yes, 50% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Proj and Prog Management