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Software Project Manager

Company: Leidos
Location: Reston
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Job Description:


Job Description:

The Leidos Exploration & Mission Support CIV-IT division seeks to a hire a Software Project Manager to support the development and maintenance for a mission critical information management system at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.  This is an exciting opportunity to join our Agile development team in a fast-paced work environment, collaborating with customer stakeholders, business analysts, applications developers, database engineers, quality assurance, and other multi-functional teams.

In this role, you will gain many intangible skills, such as time and task management, critical thinking and problem solving, the ability to communicate complicated problems in a concise manner, as well as solve complex problems using available tools.   

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate efforts across multi-functional teams towards the completion and timely production delivery for applications development and maintenance projects of varying size, scope, and complexity.
  • Participate in the daily standup, collaborating with team members, and eliminating roadblocks to ensure optimal team performance.
  • Manage Sprint Planning and Backlog prioritization activities.
  • Oversee all phases of the software development lifecycle using the agile framework, scaling the application of select Scrum principles when full methodology adoption is impractical.
  • Develop project schedules and budgets, managing team efforts to deliver incremental system functionality to production on time and within budget.
  • Serves as liaison to Leidos and customer management, coordinating communications and activities between the development team, external technical resources/teams, and key customer stakeholders.
  • Communicates projects status, and project risks/issues and mitigation strategies to Leidos management and customer project stakeholders.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Please Note:  This will be 100% Full Time remote opportunity. Candidate must reside in Gaithersburg, MD, Washington, DC, OR Virginia metro area.  

Required Skills:  

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of total professional experience.
  • Experience managing complex software projects.
  • Scrum Master (CSM) OR other similar certification.
  • Experience managing software maintenance and Agile software development projects in the Federal government context, to include knowledge of key Agile processes, ceremonies, and techniques.
  • Ability to tailor written and verbal communications to express complex information to diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated success as a team player within a fast paced and complex technical work environment. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Productivity tools: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 
  • Position requires candidate to obtain an NRC IT-I Public Trust Clearance.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in Sprint Planning and related Scrum concepts, including Backlog prioritization.
  • Experience using Jira to manage Agile software development projects.
  • PMP or Master Degree in Management/Technical Field.
  • Experience managing the development of Microsoft .Net/MVC, Java, and MS SQL applications in Microsoft Azure (Cloud).
  • Experience with Microsoft Project.

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. 

Leidos is growing!  Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:




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Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

Pay Range:

Pay Range $71,500.00 - $110,000.00 - $148,500.00


Keywords: Leidos, Reston , Software Project Manager, Other , Reston, Virginia

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