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Job #: R-00002776
Location: Edgewood, MD
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: NACI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense & Intel

Job Description:

Leidos has an opening for a Policy Analyst to support the Program Executive Office Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (PEO ACWA) headquarters command group. Providing a full range of Program Analyst services in support of the ACWA program. PEO ACWA is a multi-billion dollar program for the management and execution of a national security effort to destroy the United States entire lethal agent/munitions stockpile and non-stockpile chemical materiel while meeting the requirements of the Chemical Weapons Convention bilateral and multilateral treaty that involves in excess of 100 countries. PEO

ACWA is responsible for the equipping, systemizing, operation, and closure of two major plants located throughout the Continental United States.


The position requires the ability to work independently to plan, organize, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of PEO ACWA command group goals and objectives.

Duties will include interaction and communication with senior command group personnel and a broad variety of stakeholders, contractor and government. Perform a full range of program analyst services to the Command Group that require analytical ability, judgment, discretion, and knowledge of the organization. Analyzes, evaluates, and makes recommendations on changes to policies and procedures for assigned areas of responsibility. Reviews and analyzes directives and policies issued by PEO ACWA, Acquisition Support Center (ASC), Department of the Army (DA), Department of Defense (DoD), and other federal agencies. Discusses pertinent issues with operating personnel to determine the impact of current operations. Recommends the establishment of and prepares policies and procedures for implementation throughout the organization. Provides advice and guidance on the interpretation and application of directives and instructions. Analyzes plans to determine the impact on processes and the feasibility of making modifications to accomplish mission requirements.

Provides analysis of work processes, and special studies; evaluates operations across PEO ACWA, both HQ and sites; identifies problems, inefficiencies, and potential problems; and develops recommendations or solutions. Provides advice and guidance for improvements and anticipates potential areas of concern or questions that should be addressed when making recommendations. Develops recommendations and implements new or modified guidelines, work processes, and operations in order to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, or timeliness of work.

Carries out high priority and/or special assignments and projects personally assigned by the PEO, Deputy PEO or Chief of Staff (CoS) on a wide variety of sensitive and confidential matters. Recognizes the urgency of all assignments and initiates the necessary action required to complete assignments in a timely manner. Searches for and collects a variety of information for the command group's use and records the information in usable form. Provides advice on those matters considered to be sensitive in nature. Analyzes the data gathered and compiles the materials and presents the information to the command group, calling attention to those facts or points of greatest significance. Maintains a working knowledge of policies, plans, and objectives.

Other duties may include development of correspondence, database management, tracking, maintaining quality reviews on PEO ACWA task processes, workflows and preparing, revising and correcting key high level congressional briefings for the command group. Creating and/or maintaining scheduling and tracking systems. Development a repository for actions including briefings, communication, correspondence, and work product information associated with the mission.

Provide tasking, mentoring and training to other Leidos personnel supporting PEO ACWA.

This position will support the PEO ACWA Command Group in Edgewood, Maryland at Aberdeen Proving Ground - South.

Travel up to 10%.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience. Strong interpersonal and team skills and an ability to interact effectively with senior government (SES and GS15) personnel. Flexible in reactions to changing conditions, but able to maintain attention to detail. Significant Experience in developing work products in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Demonstrated experience working with a team to meet customer requirements. Excellent data gathering and writing skills. Ability to multi-task with multiple product development and maintenance activities activity going on at once. Advanced skills including technical writing skills, editing and formatting of documents and briefings in accordance with government established guidance. Minimum 10 years' experience with greater than five directly supporting senior government staff.



External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Requisition Category:

Job Family:
Policy Analysis


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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