Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Subject Matter Expert (SME) Lead


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Subject Matter Expert (SME) Lead with earned value management and forecasting / budgeting experience to join our fast-paced and exciting team, supporting the United States Antarctic Program (USAP). Leidos is the prime contractor for the Antarctic Support Contract (ASC), which operates three research stations, two research vessels, and many field camps all in support of Science.

The Lead will work directly with senior leadership (internally or client) regarding matters of strategic importance to the organization/project.​ The Lead will also work with Program Managers to ensure EVM and scheduling and cost integration are accurate.

The Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Subject Matter Expert (SME) Lead will:
  • Be responsible for all aspects of EVM implementation and performance to include EVMS processes, tools, and compliance.
  • Ensure adequate processes are in place to assess contractor's EVM systems compliance so data is accurate, reliable, timely and generated in an efficient manner. In addition, the EVM Expert will prepare written, uniform surveillance plans to assess continuity and consistency of EVM data.
  • Identify risk areas, run risk analyses, make recommendations, and highlight risks in written and oral reports to achieve flawless program execution.
  • Work with auditors and clients in the review and analysis of cost and performance utilizing standard earned value techniques.
  • Be the ASC liaison with the NSF Large Facilities Office and the Leidos EVM Center of Excellence
  • The EVM Expert will also be responsible for supporting the organization's EVMS talent development, performance management, and business strategy.
  • Lead the Earned Value Management team/other individuals.
  • Responsible for all EVM processes, procedures and success across the program.
  • Lead the annual NSF LFO EVMS validation exercise and response to corrective actions.

Additional Responsibilities:
  • May require travel to out of state customer sites
  • Develop, implement, and utilize assessment techniques to ensure EVM-related services and work products are of good quality, timely, and responsive to program needs
  • Conduct EVM training and brief EV analysis as required

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and 12 years' relevant experience. An additional 4 years of relevant experience may be substituted for degree.
  • Experience building an EVMS, including procedures, toolsets, and training
  • Experience establishing, maintaining, and overseeing compliance, of formal EVM policies, standards and systems and experience with NSF, DOE, GAO or DOD EVMS.
  • Strong understanding of ANSI-748C and the NDIA Intent Guide and experience implementing these guidelines

Preferred Qualifications / Experience:
  • Deltek COBRA
  • Primavera P6
  • Microsoft Projects
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Earned Value Management Professional (EVMP)
  • Experience with National Science Foundation Large Facility Office (LFO)
  • Experience with Department of Energy (DOE), Government Accountability Office (GAO), or Department of Defense (DOD) EVMS.

Due to contract requirements, U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Resident status is required.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $87,750.00 - $135,000.00 - $182,250.00