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Command & Control
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.
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.
Bachelor’s degree in technical or business field.
Requires a BA degree and 15+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 13+ years of prior relevant experience.
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.
Master’s degree in a related field.
Nuclear weapons 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).
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
Job Family:Program Financial Control
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