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Job #: R-00044408
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Category: Program Financial Control
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Description

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

Key Capabilities:

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 controller and earned value management system (EVMS) analyst on a major weapon acquisition program.  The scope encompasses providing subject matter expertise on program management to the Federal program manager and project engineers as well as establishing programmatic liaison with project engineers at the national security laboratories and nuclear weapon production facilities who are engaged in managing technical work.   The work performed is extensive in scope and requires experienced individual with demonstrated project controls expertise, self-starting, ability to work in a highly dynamic environment, and interface with broad range of federal and military senior staff and leadership.

This is a full-time contractor-support position located on-site at the NNSA offices in Albuquerque, NM and requires an active DoD TS or DOE Q Clearance.

Primary Responsibilities

The Project Controller/EVMS Analyst will coordinate and report on activities contributing to the successful execution of the weapon acquisition process.  This person is accountable for maintaining current awareness of program execution status at the geographically dispersed national security laboratories and nuclear weapon production facilities. This person will be expected to provide situational analysis and advise the Federal program manager on matters pertaining to schedule, earned value, and performance against spend plans and budgets. A key element will be to develop and maintain an NNSA integrated master schedule (NIMS) for the W87-1 Program from individual project summary and detailed schedules.

Specific duties include:

  • Developing and maintaining project management policies and procedures.

  • Coordinating, scheduling, and analyzing summary and detailed schedules and reporting on project status.

  • Comparing and evaluating possible courses of conduct with respect to scheduling and making scheduling decisions after considering the relevant possibilities.

  • Completing system analysis, reviewing cost controls, planning and managing baseline data.

  • Using Earned Value Management System (EVMS) principles, terms, and concepts to evaluate client contractor progress and maintaining current knowledge of standards.

  • Administering and managing the training of other staff members on tools, techniques, and procedures required to maintain a rigorous Project Controls system that is legally and regulatory compliant.

  • As part of the team, producing regular reports and surge/special products that clearly and accurately represent the status of the W87-1 Program.

  • Analyzing classified and sensitive schedule and program data and working with derivative classifiers to extract appropriate elements for integration into unclassified integrated master schedules and other products.

  • With the technical staff and project leads and managers, developing and making recommendations to influence key decision makers.

  • Preparing, analyzing, validating and maintaining cost estimates, detailed baseline budgets, work package agreements, change requests, and monthly cost variance reports.

  • Complying with information management, access controls management, configuration management, program integration and communications, and risk management policies and procedures.

  • Assisting with customer interactions, including arranging and documenting periodic reviews and tracking project management deliverables and presenting project management status to external or internal customers.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical or business field.

  • A minimum of 12 years of related experience is required with at least 5 years of project controls experience similar to that describe in this position description.

  • Experience with project management, cost management and scheduling tools and techniques specifically Primavera/P6 expertise.

  • Expert understanding of Earned Value Management Systems.

  • 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 management.

  • PMP certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related field.

  • Nuclear weapons experience.

  • Interagency experience. 

  • Prior project controls/systems engineering experience with NNSA headquarters, NNSA field (e.g., SNL, LANL or LLNL) or the Department of Defense (e.g., Air Force, Navy, Army, DTRA).

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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:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Program Financial Control

  

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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

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.

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Commitment to Diversity

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.

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