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Engineering Program Manager - HW and SW Programs



Full Time

On Site


Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States


Job Description:

Leidos’ Security Enterprise Solutions operation is seeking an Engineering Program Manager to join our innovative engineering team to develop novel solutions that make travel safer and more efficient on a global level.

The Program Manager will work directly with Product Line Management, Engineering, Services and Manufacturing to understand internal and external customer requirements, develop program plans and drive the program on schedule and budget. This is a great opportunity for an Engineering Program Manager with a background in product development and a passion for engineering to plan and manage engineering design and development projects involving hardware or software solutions in a diverse and collaborative product development environment.

Primary Responsibilities

The Engineering Program Manager is the key point of contact for the program:

  • Responsible for project scope, schedule and budget

  • Drive both the engineering team, as well as the cross-functional team to achieve program objectives.

  • Lead the team through the New Product Introduction lifecycle phases including requirements, concept development, design reviews, V&V and release to production.

  • Lead program meetings, technical meetings, program reviews and gate reviews.

  • Work with the team to identify and manage program risks

  • Prioritize team efforts to meet the program schedule

  • Lead and influence cross-functional teams to accomplish program goals.

  • Communicate regularly and clearly to internal and external program stakeholders

  • Be able to explain technical challenges and risks to a non-technical audience

Basic Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or similar and 4+ years of experience.

  • Previous experience as a program manager involving hardware and software development

  • Strong planning skills including defining requirements, time estimating, stakeholder at each phase of project, documentation, and testing

  • Broad Engineering background sufficient to analyze design data related to electrical, software, mechanical, and physical science disciplines. Position requires working with subject matter experts to make design trade-offs with respect to cost and performance.

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills are required for effective interface with all internal and external contacts.

  • Highly motivated, resourceful and creative solution finder

  • US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP certification

  • Experience with Agile software development practice

  • Experience working with teams on product development of algorithms, imaging systems or trace analysis systems, software and network solutions

  • Hands-on design engineering experience with the development, and production of electronics equipment for use in medical devices, government security and/or military applications, or similar

Driven by our talented workforce, the Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) 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.

Check out the links below to learn more about Security Enterprise Solutions (SES), formally known as Security Detection & Automation.

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Pay Range:Pay Range $66,300.00 - $102,000.00 - $137,700.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.