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Job #: R-00005334
Category: Project Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: DOE Q
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself.

Our Civil business is helping to modernize and manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for civilian agencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies in information technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, and specialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs!

Leidos is a science and technology solutions leader built on a legacy of daring innovation and outstanding accomplishment. Leidos' 33,000 employees support vital missions with our government and commercial customers and, together, solve some of the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and healthcare markets. Leidos employees transform problems into opportunities for their customers to meet their goals and advance their endeavors.

Leidos is looking for a high performing candidate to fill a position supporting the nation's nuclear deterrence mission with the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Office of Defense Programs to provide technical program project controls for major acquisition programs. The scope encompasses providing subject matter expertise to and primary interface with the Federal Program Manager and the enterprises involved in planning and completing projects. The Project Controls Analyst is responsible for planning, monitoring and reporting on large nuclear weapons refurbishment programs to support the Uranium Program Office Federal Program Manager. A key element of the position is to build and maintain an NNSA integrated master schedule (NIMS) for the portfolio of existing and future projects managed by the office. This is a full-time position located on-site in the NNSA Offices in Washington, DC.

Primary Responsibilities

• Provide project controls expertise to the Federal Program Manager and program stakeholders and establish a rigorous project controls system for the program.
• Develop and maintain NIMS including establishing policies, procedures, and training.
• Recommend additional data products and provide feedback of data quality and errors to be fixed during the next submittal cycle.
• Compile and analyze project data, and prepare monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, annual, and as-needed reports to support the program and program operations.
• Analyze schedule and cost risks.
• Review integrated master schedules to confirm interface milestones and activity durations identified in multiple contractor schedules and creating reports for the federal program manager
• Use Earned Value Management System (EVMS) principles to evaluate projects' progress.
• Communicate complex program execution concepts to the Federal Program Manager, senior leadership, stakeholders and others with diverse technical understanding.

Basic Qualifications

• Active DoD TS or DOE Q clearance.
• Bachelor's degree.
• 12 years of related experience in government, military, or corporate environments.
• 5 years of specific program controls experience.
• Experience with project management/scheduling tools and techniques particularly with Primavera P6.
• Expert understanding of Earned Value Management Systems including the application of ANSI 748 criteria.
• Proficiency in the transition of requirements, interfaces, linkages, and risk mitigation activities associated with program scope into an integrated, resource loaded schedule with schedule and cost risk contingency analysis.
• Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite with particular emphasis on word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet applications (MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel).
• Demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining a positive and productive work relationship with federal customers and fellow contractor staff based on level of expertise, quality of work, personality, communication skills and timely delivery of work products.
• PMP or PMI-SP certification.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master's degree in a related field.
• Nuclear Weapons experience.
• Prior project controls/systems engineering experience with NNSA headquarters, NNSA field (e.g., SNL, LANL or LLNL) or the Department of Defense (e.g., Air Force, Navy, Army, DTRA).


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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