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Job #: TR-657256
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Yes
Group: Defense & Intel

Job Description:
The Defense and Intelligence Group of Leidos has an opening for a Data Research Analyst position in Bethesda, MD.

1) Provide support to Sponsor security missions, with emphasis on personnel security, assist in policy research to support national policies and decision-making, and directly coordinate with colleagues and senior-level government personnel on the status of various tasks/initiatives.
2) Provide executive secretariat support to the Director, Sponsor to enable the conduct of the Sponsor Security Board governance of the IC security programs.
3) Assist with the research, analysis, review, revision, and coordination of ICDs (personnel security, information security, including cyber security, physical/technical security and industrial security).
4) Provide mechanisms to assist with a continual change and configuration control process to enable more timely review and implementation of ICDs and associated policy based on risk management principles.
5) Report on daily issues and strategic topics impacted by Sponsor security policies and specific areas of security interest.
6) Attend working groups to record issues and recommend solutions relative to research topics and implementation issues.
7) Assist with the development of a standardized process to assess the waiver of ICDs and the appropriateness of "equivalent" security measures, and assist with establishing an IC-wide security outreach program for both government and industry to include personnel security.
Basic Qualifications:
10 years or High School/GED + 8 years or Associate + 6 years or Bachelors + 4 years or Masters + 2 years or Doctorate (PhD)
• Minimum seven (7) years of experience supporting IC elements. These seven (7) years of experience may be concurrent with requisite years of experience.
• Minimum three (3) years of experience supporting IC Security elements, supporting personnel security policy and program development. These three (3) years of experience may be concurrent with requisite years of experience.
• Demonstrated ability to analyze problems conduct independent research, filter and synthesize vast amounts of information and data, summarize findings succinctly, and present logical arguments.
• Demonstrated ability to extract data contained in large databases and analyzes that data to derive meaningful information.
• Familiarity with the IC and its components, as well as its missions, disciplines, capabilities, and interrelationships.
• Demonstrated familiarity with appropriate Security Regulations and Policies.
• Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with senior leaders from inside and outside the USG, and to coordinate, network, and communicate across the IC.

Desired Qualifications:
• Broad experience with the legislation, history, policy issues, and practical challenges facing security clearance reform initiatives in the national security environment.
• Extensive experience in collaboration and consensus building across government organizations and industry.

External Referral Bonus:
Yes

Potential for Telework:
No

Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:
Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Shift:
Day

Requisition Category:
Professional

Job Family:
Policy Analysis

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Defense & Intel
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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