Join our talent network

Job #: R-00014106
Location: WASHINGTON, DC
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
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 has an immediate need for a Senior Nonproliferation Analyst to provide on-site programmatic support to the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Research and Development (DNN R&D). This is a full-time, on-site position providing program and management support in the area of nonproliferation research and development (R&D).

The mission of the DNN R&D program is to support U.S. national and nuclear security objectives in reducing global nuclear security threats through the innovation of unilateral and multi-lateral technical capabilities to detect, identify, and characterize: 1) foreign nuclear weapons programs, 2) illicit diversion of special nuclear materials, and 3) global nuclear detonations. To this end, technology development efforts supporting this mission include not only meeting U.S.-only nuclear security requirements but also multi-lateral nuclear treaty verification requirements.

The Senior Nonproliferation Analyst position is located on-site near L'Enfant Plaza in Washington, D.C.

Primary Responsibilities

• Work closely with the DNN R&D front office staff, in addition to the Administrator and Deputy Administrator's offices, to address assigned tasks and submit responses within deadlines.
• Coordinate the work of two of the on-site technical support contractors and several remote subject matter experts that provide ad-hoc technical support to the customer for the office's nuclear proliferation and detonation detection mission.
• Understand the programs and functions of the nonproliferation R&D mission.
• Obtain familiarity with NNSA and DNN R&D-specific project management tools, such as the project management information system, webPMIS.
• Research, draft, and coordinate strategic communications to include talking points, briefing papers, Congressional testimony and reports, annual reports, press releases; and management plans.
• Coordinate data collection from numerous partner organizations, including the National Laboratories.
• Facilitate meetings with international and university partners.
• Analyze policy and legal proposals to determine their impact on office equities.
• Pass performance-based exams to become an Authorized Derivative Classifier at DOE/NNSA on topics related to intelligence, arms control, and nonproliferation.

Basic Qualifications
.
• Must have an active DOE Q clearance or a DoD Top Secret clearance.
• Must have the ability to be read into Secure Compartmented Information (SCI).
• A minimum of 8 years of professional experience, some of which in a team leadership position.
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in a related technical discipline (e.g., engineering, physics, or chemistry).
• Familiarity with nonproliferation topics such as treaties (e.g., the NPT, CTBT), institutions (e.g., IAEA, CTBTO) and practices (safeguards, monitoring, and verification).
• General awareness and understanding of the nuclear fuel cycle and of nuclear weapons technology.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Experience developing program-wide strategic documents, action and management plans, and briefing papers for senior intra- and inter-agency leadership.
• Ability to meet deadlines and track and follow-through on multiple often unanticipated daily, weekly, and monthly tasks.
• Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite with particular emphasis on spreadsheet, word processing and presentation applications (MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint).

Preferred Qualifications

• Master's degree from an accredited university in a related technical discipline (e.g., engineering, physics, or chemistry).
• Certification as a Project Management Professional from the Project Management Institute (PMI).
• Familiarity with the mission and function of DOE/NNSA, including its budget cycle and financial tracking systems, as well as its classified matter protection and control policies.
• Knowledge of U.S. government strategic documents for national security, nuclear posture, nuclear nonproliferation, and radiation detection.

LeadGen
LeadGenPM

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 www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

Talent Community

Join our Talent Community to create a profile, enabling a streamlined application process and to help our recruiters better understand your areas of expertise and interest.

Join our Talent Community