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Job #: R-00091580
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: DOE Q
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for a Research Analyst to work in the Washington DC area. In this assignment we provide technical, analytical, management and support services to augment the customer’s vital mission. This is an exciting opportunity to serve as a technical authority on Intelligence-related Work (IW), maintain a current understand of project activities, status of work approved, issues between the client and project sponsors, and compliance with policies and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Interface and coordinate directly with field offices, laboratory program management, and project sponsor officials within the Intelligence Community (IC).

  • Provide field intelligence elements, IC departments and agencies with advice, detailed guidance, and assistance regarding Departmental policies and procedures for requesting and conducting IW.

  • Serve as an Intelligence (IN) technical authority on IW projects and maintain a current understanding of project activities to advise IW participants on status of work approved, issues between the client and project sponsors, and compliance with policies, procedures, and guidance.

  • Act as a focal point for customer relations, meeting and dealing with IW participants to ensure issues are presented, negotiated, resolved and appropriate responses provided.

  • Recommend appropriate, viable policies, strategies, and procedures for approving and conducting IW activities.

  • Ensure assigned IW portfolio is in compliance with all intelligence requirements. Some projects are extremely sensitive because of the need to protect intelligence sources, methods, and their consequent importance to national security.

  • Maintain the automated tracking and monitoring system for internal IN use and for the larger complex.

  • Use a variety of government information technology systems and databases to analyze message traffic for items of interest according to the government client’s criteria, and apprise senior DoD leadership of their discoveries

Basic Qualifications

  • 5 years of relevant experience

  • A comprehensive understanding of the National Intelligence Community, DoD, and other U.S. government organizations; and processes used in the processing, analyzing, and handling of IW and sensitive intelligence information.

  • Demonstrated experience in the analysis and evaluation of technical, scientific data related to interagency/intelligence agreements.

  • Knowledge of working with classified material preparation and handling at the classified level.

  • The ability to analyze information using sources and tools; and provide assessments based on analysis needed for improvements recommendations.

  • The ability to liaise with intelligence personal, effectively communicate orally, and written format.

  • The ability to prepare a variety of recurring and special reports, briefings, and information papers.

  • The ability to work effectively using tact and discretion with federal and contractor management, senior managers, and high-level personnel.

  • The selection of an individual for this position may be conditioned upon his or her successful completion of a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in DOE or NNSA on project management taskings; knowledge of the Intelligence Community; and experience with nuclear/counterterrorism topics.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00

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.

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 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.   For more information, visit

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