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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 program analyst and engineer in the Non-Nuclear Component program within the Office of Production Modernization.. The scope encompasses providing subject matter expertise on program management to the Federal program manager (FPM) and staff as well as establishing technical liaison with scientists and engineers at the national security laboratories, nuclear weapon production facilities, and Department of Defense (DoD) who are engaged in sustaining the nation’s nuclear weapon stockpile.
This position requires an experienced person with demonstrated project management and engineering management expertise developed during engagement with Federal and/or Defense agencies.
This is a full-time contractor-support position located on-site at the NNSA offices in Albuquerque, NM.
The Principal Program Analyst/Engineer will:
Coordinate and report on activities contributing to the successful modernization of capabilities for the design, development, qualification and production of non-nuclear components.
Follow specific component design, participate in designated production or technology realization teams, and 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.
Provide situational analysis and advise the FPM on matters pertaining to planning, integrating, and meeting policies, programs, and procedures. This person will also assist with program guidance to resolve issues that may impact other weapon acquisition or sustainment programs within Defense Programs.
Establish relationships with technical representatives from the DoD, defense contractors, and NNSA national security laboratories and nuclear weapon production facilities contractors; attending meetings to monitor design and production progress, conduct inter-agency planning, and resolve technical issues; and reporting these to the FPM.
Communicate complex technical risks and schedule execution impacts to the FPM, senior leadership, and external stakeholders.
Evaluate program variables and providing assessments to the FPM regarding how well technical plans and solutions are proceeding on schedule and whether deliverables meet customer requirements, quality control standards, and negotiated metrics.
Have experience with:
Identifying technical risks and developing mitigation strategies to ensure the overall success of the program. Proactively identify, assess, monitor, and manage risks with all National Laboratories and Production Plants and develop strategies for effective mitigation, avoidance, transfer, or acceptance as appropriate. Experienced with nuclear weapon refurbishment programs, associated risks, and product delivery to DoD.
Experience with non-nuclear component design, development, qualification and production. Demonstrated understanding of the design agency and production agency roles and responsibilities.
Travel frequently to various locations across the country for meetings.
Active DOE Q and be eligible for DoD Program Access
Requires Masters with 15 – 20 years of prior relevant experience or Doctorate with 13 – 16 years of prior relevant experience. 19 years experience may be considered in lieu of a Masters degree.
10 years of related program management and technical experience in military, government, or corporate construction, manufacturing, or production floor environments.
Experience with project management/systems engineering.
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 managers.
Demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining a positive and productive work relationship with federal customers and fellow contractor staff based on level of expertise, quality of work, interpersonal skills, communication skills and timely delivery of work products.
Demonstrated successful experience with briefing and interacting with executive management, senior leadership, and members of Congress and their staff.
Proficiency in the transition of requirements, interfaces, linkages, and risk mitigation activities associated with program scope.
Demonstrated ability to decompose requirements.
Ability to mentor less experienced staff.
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