The Defense and Intelligence Group of Leidos has an opening for an International Architectural Engineering Analyst in Bethesda, MD.
Provide secured facility construction analysis support for new or existing construction projects, including domestic IC facilities, New embassy construction or new consulate construction, and overseas building upgrades and modification that meet the thresholds established under Section 160 of Public Law 100-204 and Section 135 of Public Law 101-246 relating to diplomatic embassy/consulate facilities. Task are, but not limited to:
1) Reviewing the Overseas Building Operations (OBO) and the Overseas Security Policy Board (OSPB) standards to ensure compliance;
2) Assess the Integration of Department of State (DoS) and IC technologies and upgrades into current and future specifications for the construction of U.S. domestic IC facilities, diplomatic facilities, and OCONUS structures and facilities;
3) Researching, developing recommendations and drafting policies and standards relating to security and vulnerabilities of US overseas diplomatic facilities;
4) Collaborating with the IC and DoS, formally and informally, to improve standards and policies protecting classified information;
5) Prepare and support Congressional notifications for designs and/or major renovations that are projected to cost $1M or more and for DoS Departmental notifications required for designs or major renovations that are projected to cost less than $1M. All notifications created must ensure the physical and technical security issues identified throughout the design lifecycle have been mitigated. All notifications are coordinated with DoS, and properly logged within Sponsor's document repository;
6) Preparing material documentation for Construction Security Review Board meetings;
7) Designing, reviewing, planning, and collaboration activities that define the goals, scope, and milestones of the CI and security evaluation of either new or modified construction or design projects;
8) Participating in Construction Security Plan reviews as related to Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 705, ICD 706, and DoS related construction security design briefings;
9) Conducting ICD 705, ICD 706, and related construction security related design review briefings and training;
10) Analyzing, coordinating, and de-conflicting of draft security standards and policies.
• 10 years or High School/GED + 8 years or Associate + 6 years or Bachelors + 4 years or Masters + 2 years or Doctorate (PhD)
• Seven years of professional design review experience.
• Demonstrated relevant experience/expertise supporting U.S. Government in Central Asia, Korea, or Middle East analysis, and experience with Data Analytics, Operations Research, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Counterintelligence, Insider Threat, Security, Cyber security, Engineering, English, Forensic Accounting, Telecommunications, or Physics.
• Ability to recognize all relevant information and produce objective assessments, free of any bias and be pertinent to client needs.
• Extensive skills in both written and oral communications.
• Extensive architectural engineering skills, including construction analysis, with concentration on the IC and/or Department of State (DoS) in evaluating physical, technical, procedural, counterintelligence and countermeasures.
• Experience managing and applying processes / standards for secure Federal facility project planning, blocking and stacking, design, and construction.
• Thorough knowledge of DoS and IC security standards for secure construction, vaults, Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities, and Post Communication Centers.
• Demonstrated experience applying certification processes and authoring Congressional notification memos for facility design and construction under the DoS and the IC.
• Demonstrated experience using USACE ProjNet, DoS SMARTsearchMS SharePoint, AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Tools.
• Demonstrated experience with design review digital viewers, including Autodesk DWG TrueView and Adobe XI Pro.
• Ability to perform periodic travel both domestically and overseas, as required.
• Strong written and verbal communications skills.
• Ability to work independently and as part of project team.
• Experience interpreting and applying DoS and IC correspondence, policy and technical publications (ICD 705, 12 FAH-5, 12 FAH, 6, Overseas Building Operations (OBO), International Code Supplements).
• Project/Program Management Tracking experience.
• Demonstrated experience with State Department proprietary classified and unclassified project management systems, (ProjNet).
External Referral Bonus:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Defense & Intel