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Job #: R-00009413
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Category: Policy 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 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 as a project management analyst on a major weapon acquisition program. The scope encompasses providing subject matter expertise on program management to the Federal program manager and staff as well as establishing technical liaison with scientists and engineers at the national security laboratories, nuclear weapon production facilities, and Department of Defense who are engaged in sustaining the nation's nuclear weapon stockpile. This position requires an experienced person with demonstrated project management and engineering management expertise developed during engagement with Federal and/or Defense agencies. This is a full-time contractor-support position located on-site at the NNSA offices in Albuquerque NM.

Primary Responsibilities

The Principal Project Management Analyst uses broad and diversified systems engineering and program control knowledge to contribute to the successful execution of the weapon acquisition process. The Principal Project Management Analyst is accountable for maintaining current awareness of issues, risks, and progress toward completion of the activities undertaken by the geographically dispersed national security laboratories and nuclear weapon production facilities. The Principal Project Management Analyst provides situational analysis and advises the Federal program manager on matters pertaining to planning, integrating, and meeting policies, programs, and procedures.

Specific duties include:

• Contributing to assessments of NNSA weapons production complex capability and capacity to accommodate weapon program and recommending facility and resource planning to accomplish the mission.
• Transitioning requirements, interfaces, linkages, and risk mitigation activities into an integrated, resource-loaded schedule.
• Developing and maintaining the integrated program baseline.
• Applying analysis tools, databases, and methodologies, including Earned Value Management and advising the Federal program manager on cost, scope, and schedule execution
• Developing and communicating solutions to complex program execution issues to the Federal program manager, senior leadership, external stakeholders and others with diverse technical understanding.
• Traveling frequently to various locations across the country for meetings.

Basic Qualifications

• Active DOE Q and/or DOD TS clearance

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

• Bachelor's degree in business or project management.
• At least 12 years of related program management and technical experience.
• Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite with particular emphasis on word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet applications (MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel).
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated experience in developing briefings for senior and executive managers.
• Knowledge of and experience with nuclear weapons programs and activities.

Preferred Qualifications

List additional skills and experience that is "nice to have" but not required.
• Master's degree in a related field from an accredited university.
• Project Management Profession certification.
• Staff experience in military, government or corporate enterprise and/or interagency experience.
• Specific experience with the weapon program 6.X process.
• Experience with interdisciplinary technical teams.


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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit .

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