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Job #: R-00089667
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: DOE Q
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos has an immediate need for a full-time individual to provide technical and programmatic support to the ADW Federal Surveillance Engineer, as well as liaison with other Defense Programs (DP) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) organizations associated with the ADW programs.

The work performed is extensive in scope and requires experienced individuals with demonstrated program/project management, appropriate technical expertise, self-starting, ability to work in a highly dynamic environment, and interface with broad range of federal and military senior staff and leadership.

This is a full-time contractor-support position ultimately located on-site at the NNSA offices in Albuquerque, NM with situational teleworking.

The Surveillance Engineer supports execution of the Surveillance program, plans program activities, monitors M&O execution of approved plans, and reports on progress, challenges, and issues. They provide project management and engineering expertise to NNSA, serves as a surveillance program advisor to the ADW Federal Program Manager on program management issues, as well as program liaison with other DP, NNSA, DoD and NNSA organizations that support NA-122.3’s mission. The Surveillance Engineer will assist the Divisional Federal Surveillance Engineer, Program Engineers, Team Leads, and Federal Program Manager in the direction, management, and coordination of day-to-day operations across the geographically dispersed M&O contractors, review and advise on matters pertaining to planning, integrating, and executing policies, programs, and procedures for development of guidance for resolving issues crossing multiple weapons systems.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare inputs for planning documents for Federal approval.

  • Coordinate options between interfaces with DoD, NNSA Design Agencies, and Production Agencies.

  • Assist federal staff to ensure that program plans and solutions are proceeding on schedule, and that deliverables conform to customer requirements, quality control standards and negotiated metrics.

  • Assess and report on progress, impact, dependencies, and trends on surveillance program components and make recommendations for improvement or revision.

  • Ensure that surveillance program activities are reviewed, documented and reported in conformance with NNSA policy, procedures, and precedent.

  • Communicate complex and controversial concepts to the Divisional Federal Surveillance Engineer, Federal Program Manager, and applicable stakeholders for supporting program and budget execution.

  • Serve as subject matter expert to the Divisional staff to resolve emerging issues and problems.

  • Apply broad and diversified knowledge of respective nuclear weapons systems, NNSA/NSE surveillance program, relevant Phase 6.X activities and deliverables, and program management disciplines.

  • Analyze information and review system requirements for workflow, organization, and corrective measures.

  • Apply process improvement practices for the nuclear weapon surveillance activities.

  • Exercise judgment and plan and accomplish goals based upon program planning and mission performance.

  • Work independently, creatively, and under general supervision.

  • Identifying and tracking programmatic deliverables and reviews and summarized schedules and milestone status for management.

  • Proactively identify potential issues impacting milestone completion and reporting such to the ADW Federal Surveillance Engineer.

  • Develop and maintain progress tracking tools and prepare alternative studies and special reports.

  • Willingness to work with and travel to multiple NNSA Design and Production Agencies. Travel, when authorized, is anticipated to be approximately six trips per year.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science, however, a degree in Business, Program/Project Management, or closely related field with relevant experience will be considered.

  • 8-15 years of relevant experience; Candidates with exemplary experience less than 8 years if surveillance specific will be considered.

  • Current work in support of NNSA/NSE weapon surveillance-related activities desired. DoD work experience will be considered; however, it should be associated with nuclear weapon programs.

  • Program/project management in NNSA, DoD, government, or corporate environments required.

  • NNSA/DoD Interagency experience.

  • Managing interdisciplinary teams.

  • Knowledge of program and project management/scheduling tools and techniques.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated experience in writing and editing briefings for senior and executive managers.

Active Department of Energy Q or DoD Top Secret clearance required.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,900.00 - $126,000.00 - $170,100.00

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.

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About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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