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Job #: R-00042965
Location: Centennial, CO
Category: Business Systems Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals. 

About the Antarctic Support Contract:

Leidos Antarctic Support Contract (ASC) is the prime contractor to the National Science Foundation (NSF) in support of the United States Antarctic Program (USAP). Leidos supports the NSF’s Office of Polar Program’s Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics by aligning with their Mission and Vision Statements:

  • Vision:  Expanding our scientific reach in Antarctica through increased operational and logistical effectiveness.

  • Mission:  To provide the operational and logistical platform necessary for the U.S. to conduct world-class science in Antarctica and maintain its active and influential presence on the continent.

Leidos ASC operates and maintains three geographically remote research stations: McMurdo Station, Palmer Station, and South Pole Station and several deep field sites and Research Vessels covering Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. Each station or field site supports world-class research and the facilities are a critical part of this mission and supports over 1300 people living, working and performing research across Antarctica.

About the Position:

The Science and Area Management (SAM) Business Systems Analyst reports to the Science and Area Management Director and supports both the Science (S&TPS) functional area as well as the Area Management teams (50% each). This person will lead several vital functions focusing on moving these areas forward in with an emphasis on data management and integration, and systems/process improvement. They will be the point person for ASC’s “data integration team” representing Science and Area Management to streamline data collection and reporting, with a focus on bringing data into Microsoft Power BI. They will support SharePoint administration for both groups to effectively collaborate across the teams and continue the advancement of SharePoint tools. They will be a System Manager for in house programs such as POLARICE.  The individual will support and participate in continuous improvement activities currently underway in S&TPS and throughout the year. They will be in integral participant with the Science Planning and Implementation team as well as the Area Management Performance Management Teams.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with teams under Science and Area Management and across program across ASC to improve and integrate data collection practices, as a key project.

  • Lead teams in best practices and expertise, and builds team environments to enable the organization and team to resolve challenges, conflicts, and problems as a positive force within SAM.

  • System Manager (one of two), for POLARICE application under direction of the Science & Technical Projects (S&TPS) Manager. POLARICE management affects integration of all planning efforts for ASC

  • Lead process/systems development process; maps for new and existing processes and identifies inefficiencies. Researches and implements improvements. 

  • Acts as point person to assist and educate/train SAM groups, including Science Planners, Implementers and Area Managers, to identify new ways to integrate and visualize data sets, improve information flow and facilitate transitions to new processes.

  • SAM’s Team Member on ASC’s Microsoft Power BI (ORCA)Tech Team  as the lead for development of data visualizations using Microsoft Power BI. Oversees other Science and Area Management representatives in their efforts on ORCA Tech Team.

  • Develops solutions to complex technical issues and problems that have impact across ASC from Science Planning to Aviation operations.  Employs ingenuity and creativity to develop new technical solutions and systems in order to achieve these functional objectives.

  • Develops Microsoft Power BI analytics, dashboards, and published reports for metrics watched by Areas, and S&TPS. Leads integration of science and Area data into ORCA.

  • Serves on IPTs for technological developments as a representative of SAM.

  • Analyzes current and technical processes to formulate and develop new and modified business information processing systems. Duties include coordinating with business and technology teams such as ASC ORCA data team to ascertain system requirements, such as program functions, output requirements, input data acquisition.

  • Oversees all SharePoint development for all subgroups under Science and Area Management Director.

  • Oversees all distribution lists/security groups under Science and Area Management Director.

  • Provides training as necessary (SharePoint, Microsoft Power BI (ORCA), etc.).

  • Works with Scheduling team to integrate science and area management plans into Primavera P6.

  • Provide inputs on Application and Technology migrations and transitions to ensure there are in line with programmatic directions and have integration into overall architecture.

  • Communicate regularly with internal and client project team members, and work to influence team members regarding solution design, process and approaches.

  • Develop solution approaches to technical problems and issues that are unclear which will require deep technical knowledge.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Experience leading change efforts  and leading projects resulting in implemented new systems or processes

  • Knowledge of processes and roles across the Antarctic Support Contract, National Science Foundation, and outside agencies.

  • Knowledge of systems currently used in Antarctic Support Contract (Maximo, Pipeline, POLAR ICE, SharePoint, Power BI).

  • Extensive knowledge of core Microsoft products and extended Microsoft product family including SharePoint development and/or administration experience, Power BI, and Access.

  • Possesses an understanding of general coding, data analysis, and SQL databases.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with and communicate with all levels of management and colleagues.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to enable working, interfacing, and interrelating with diverse personnel and dynamic teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience integrating with an Integrated Master Schedule.

  • Experience supporting international or global programs, remote sites.

PHYSICAL AND / OR OTHER SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Deployment qualification is preferred in this position at discretion of management deployments could be (approximately 1-3 months per year during the Austral Summer). The individual in the position must successfully complete the physical and dental examinations, as required by the NSF for deploying to Antarctica. Failure to meet these requirements may result in withdrawal of employment offer or other employment action. Complies with applicable safety, environment, health, and waste management policies and procedure.

Driven by our talented workforce, the Integrated Missions Operation builds trust through an array of energy-related IT, environmental science and engineering solutions to meet our customers’ needs. 

Key Programs and/or Capabilities: 

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About Leidos

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

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