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Job #: R-00010614
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
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 an experienced candidate to fill a position supporting the nation's nuclear deterrence mission with the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Office of Defense Programs to create and execute an enterprise-based lessons learned program for planning and executing nuclear weapon Life Extension Programs (LEPs). This position requires an experienced person with demonstrated capabilities for establishing programs, working across a broad spectrum of technical and program management disciplines, and making recommendations to senior federal managers. This is temporary seven-to-nine month full-time contractor-support position located on-site at the NNSA offices in Albuquerque NM. A DOE Q clearance is required.

Primary Responsibilities

• Become familiar with the weapon acquisition programs efforts to date to identify and integrate lessons learned into LEP planning and execution directives, protocols, and procedures including efforts at the national security laboratories and nuclear weapon production facilities.
• Assume overall responsibility for organizing and implementing data gathering, data validation, developing and getting buy into recommendations, and preparing reports.
• Coordinate and facilitate site visits to the national security laboratories and nuclear weapon production facilities to meet with Managing and Operating contractors (M&Os) to discuss their lessons learned processes and tools.
• Draft implementation plans, procedures, and policies for lessons learned implementation for the W80-4 LEP with ability to transition to the National Security Enterprise.

Basic Qualifications

• Active DOE Q clearance
Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

• Bachelor's degree in engineering, science, or related field.
• 10 or more years' of related experience.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated experience in developing and writing technical reports.
• Excellent organization skills.
• Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite with particular emphasis on word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet applications (MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel).

Preferred Qualifications

• Master's degree.
• Knowledge of and experience with nuclear weapons programs and activities.
• Experience with the 6X process and LEP execution.


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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