Leidos has an opening for a Project Analyst, contingent upon contract award, in the DC Metro area.
This position requires a program analyst who will apply processes to satisfy assigned duties and responsibilities, oversee contract operational aspects, and serve as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management. The successful candidate will review the status of projects and budgets, manage schedules, and prepare status reports, as well as developing mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.
The successful candidate will work independently to support the objectives of the program. The position will have significant impact on the program's operational accomplishments, and will be responsible for specific processes within the program. The position requires a problem-solver that can pull together knowledge from a broad range of subjects to produce thorough analyses of complex, challenging issues, and use those analyses to find solutions. Excellent communications with team members, both in house and on the customer side, are essential to the position's responsibility to provide design and process solutions.
Travel of 25-40% is expected
Bachelor's degree and 4 or more years of prior relevant experience, or Master's with 2 years of prior relevant experience.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and Microsoft Project.
Must have excellent customer service and communication skills necessary to interact with Senior and Executive level management and Government oversight, as well as foster an environment of cooperation between different departments and co-workers.
Must be able to multi-task the tracking of project schedule development, project control, risk management practices/issues, and project documentation processing/archiving between multiple simultaneous projects.
Must be able to work, manage, and maintain information stored in a Knowledge Sharing Network (KSN)/SharePoint site(s).
Experience with preparing briefing packages for Senior and Executive level management.
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.