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Command & Control
Leidos is looking for a highly experienced 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 program and policy advisor. The scope encompasses providing subject matter expertise to federal program managers, senior executives, and staff. This position requires an experienced person with demonstrated strategic and programmatic management in the national nuclear weapons programs developed during engagement with federal and defense agencies.
This person 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. Work will involve support of weapon technology development programs, research and development certification and safety, and research and development subprograms. This person may also assist with business development and establishing new relationships.
Working with our federal customers, developing complex strategic and program execution pathways and communicating these to internal and external stakeholders.
Evaluating program variables and providing assessments to federal program managers and senior executives regarding how well technical plans and solutions are proceeding on schedule and whether deliverables conform to requirements and negotiated metrics.
Providing situational analysis and advising federal managers on matters pertaining to program planning and integration.
Reviewing and commenting on reports, strategic plans, and other significant communications regarding the nuclear enterprise.
Assisting in identifying additional work-scope as appropriate.
Required Clearance: Active DOE Q and/or DOD TS clearance
Required Education, Experience, and Skills:
• Master’s degree in science or engineering.
• Minimum 20 years of related program management and technical experience in military, government, or corporate research and development of new, developing and maturing technologies involving nuclear weapon response.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated experience in communicating strategic technical and programmatic issues with senior and executive managers.
• Demonstrated successful experience with briefing and interacting with executive management, senior leadership, and members of Congress and their staff.
• Experience with interdisciplinary technical teams.
• Nuclear weapon and delivery platform program experience.
• Experience with the range of administrative laws, policies, and regulations, and business practices applicable to the management of stockpile management activities.
• Staff experience in military, government or corporate enterprise and/or interagency experience.
We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Consult Emp
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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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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.