Software Center Resource Management Lead

6314 Remote/Teleworker US

Leidos is seeking a leader to join our newly formed National Security Sector (NSS) software organization.

Position Summary

The individual will be responsible for working with the NSS SW Center Lead, Line leadership, and Talent Acquisition to proactively manage over 1500 software resources across NSS. The successful candidate will be the focal point for understanding software talent needs at the Sector level and will work with program and proposal teams to understand forecasted resource requirements into the future (3-24 months out). The individual will leverage resource management tools and predictive analytics to identify available talent that meet a need and to project when a gap in a skill or clearance is going to exist. While not a direct hiring manager, the Resource Management Lead will coordinate candidate screening, interviews, and placement activities with HR and Talent Acquisition. 

The NSS SW Center Resource Manager will work with other SW Center staff to regularly survey SW people within the Sector to gain insight into the pulse of SW resources and to recognize potential attrition trouble spots and to recommend things the Sector can do to increase engagement with this workforce.

During the first year, the candidate will assist in the deployment of a new Resource Management System by helping to establish requirements for the tool, establishing the various use-cases that will be needed to operate with the tool, and conducting most of the testing for the deployment.  Once deployed, the candidate will work to establish the use the new system across the Sector.  As an ongoing activity, the Resource Management Lead will periodically re-assess needs of the RM function within the SW Center and work with technical staff to add new functionality to the tool to meet evolving requirements.

The successful candidate will be able to operate independently across Business Areas and Divisions to ensure Sector and Business Area leadership understand the holistic software resource demand signal across NSS. The ability to influence teams outside of the direct reporting chain will be critical to the success of this role. Finally, the successful candidate will be responsible for establishing and maintaining a proactive talent rotation program to grow key technical and mission experiences across the sector. 

Primary Responsibilities
•Work with the NSS SW Center Lead and develop collaborative working relationships with Line and Function leadership to include program teams, capture teams, Human Resources, and Talent Acquisition. 
•Work independently with and minimal direction to achieve resource management objectives at the sector level
•Support the establishment of NSS best practices, lessons learned, and technological approaches for all aspects of software development across the Sector. 
•Support software related proposals and programs to ensure their forecasted software talent needs are captured and proactively addressed.
•Regularly work with Center staff to conduct surveys of SW talent throughout the sector and analyze the results for actionable patterns 
•Develop and maintain a sector level resource management system that provides visibility to sector and BA leadership. 
•Work with NSS SW Center technical team to define and develop tools and analytics to support resource management activities. 

Basic Qualifications
•Bachelor’s degree and 12+ years of experience or a Master’s degree with 10+ years of experience. Years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree requirements. 
•Demonstrated experience managing resources in a pool within an organization including handling surges, changes, and other disruptions
•Ability to gain a security clearance for a position of trust within the US government. 
•Recent experience within the National Security domain (Intelligence Community, Homeland Security, or Department of Defense) with an understanding of those missions and operating environments.
•Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact at multiple levels of the organization from program teams to Sector leadership. 
•Ability to mentor, lead, and promote talent.
•Experience identifying technical talent and performing screening / interviews
•Location: Washington Metropolitan Area with ability to travel to customer sites across the region

Preferred Qualifications
•Experience working across organizational functions

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $108,550.00 - $196,225.00

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.


Job Profile


United States


Communication Human Resources Leadership Predictive Analytics Reporting Resource Management Talent Acquisition Teams

  • Analyze talent needs
  • Conduct surveys of software talent
  • Coordinate candidate screening
  • Develop resource management system
  • Establish talent rotation program
  • Manage software resources

10+ years


Bachelor's degree Master's degree