McMurdo Information Technology and Communications Manager

Reston, VA
Nov 23, 2021
Dec 06, 2021
Full Time
DescriptionJob Description:Leidos is seeking a McMurdo Information Technology & Communications Manager that will provide IT and Communications (IT&C) leadership and management for the United States Antarctic Program, McMurdo Station Infrastructure, and Services. This position includes the oversight of IT&C services provided to continental field camps provisions from McMurdo Station.The McMurdo IT&C Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the McMurdo Station and supported field camp IT&C infrastructure and services. They will lead a team of 40 contracted staff, ensuring they are oriented and trained for their duties and tasking is well planned and executed to support the mission.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:Coordinate the McMurdo IT&C activities with the IT&C Enterprise environment, project activities, non-IT entities, and other government agencies and divisions.Perform annual budgetary planning/execution to ensure appropriate funding and expenditure using earned value methodologies.Manage hiring plan with 3rd party sub-contractor for deploying teams.Provide IT&C program orientation, training, and guidance to on-site staff.Develop and modify annual work plans/schedules for McMurdo IT&C staff to ensure infrastructure is properly maintained and operated, and meets the annual program objectives.Coordinate science planning requirements annually with the McMurdo IT&C staff to ensure science and technical participants have clear expectations set and are supported appropriately.Serve as the primary McMurdo IT&C Point of Contact for other divisions of Leidos/Antarctic Support Contract, National Science Foundation (NSF), partner agencies within the USAP, and other national programs requiring approved USAP IT&C support.Collaborates with IT&C/ASC partners and other USAP stations to help ensure seasonal objectives are met.Manages the McMurdo IT&C Service Desk and work centers ensuring IT&C services are delivered in a timely fashion.Provide subject matter expertise regarding McMurdo Station and associated field camp IT&C infrastructure, systems and processes to the IT&C and ASC Enterprise organization.Provides professional technical leadership to staff to establish a working environment consistent with USAP/IT&C goals and objectives.Creates a culture of collaboration, team building and ideation.Responsible for implementing and maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring that safety is the highest priority on the job site.Handles confidential or sensitive matters in accordance with Leidos and program policies and guidance.Performs other duties as required.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in a management or a technical field or minimum 6 years' experience managing or operating within an IT or Communications field.Minimum four years of experience in a leadership/management role supervising a staff of 5 or more.Experience in 2 or more of the following technical fields: Networks, Servers/systems, Telecommunications, Cable Plant, Radio/RF Communications, Satellite ground stations, Desktop Support or Help/Service Desk services.Familiarity with Federal Information Security best practices and implementation.Industry experience working in a large cross-functional matrixed team environment.Service-based leadership skills.Strong organizational, verbal/written communication skills and leadership ability required.Preferred Qualifications:Project Management experience is strongly preferredITSM Service Management experience with facility servicesStrong personnel leadership and management of technical teamsFive years of technical experience with computer systems, networks Deployment to Antarctica is required (approximately 4 to 5 months / year). The individual in the position must successfully complete the physical and dental examinations and obtain a background clearance required by the NSF to deploy to Antarctica. Failure to meet these requirements may result in withdrawal of employment offer or other employment action. Pay Range:Pay Range $91,000.00 - $140,000.00 - $189,000.00

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