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Job #: R-00076477
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Category: Project Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

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 Integrated Missions 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 as a Budget Analyst, supporting the nation's nuclear deterrence mission with the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Office of Defense Programs.  This position requires a person with experience in assisting Federal Program Managers with programmatic oversight of work scope, in addition to experience in NNSA’s planning, programming, budgeting and evaluation process or other Federal budgeting process developed during engagement with Federal and/or Defense agencies

This individual will be responsible to interface between the program’s Federal Program Manager, Program Engineers and the NNSA Defense Programs (DP) budgeting system.  The individual will assist in the Office budget, reporting, and communicating practices.  The work performed is extensive in scope and preference is for an experienced individual with demonstrated program/budget analysis expertise or an individual with program/budget analyst background with a willingness and aptitude to learn the budget and program.

The individual must be self-starting, possess an ability to work in a highly dynamic environment, and have an ability to interface with a broad range of federal and military senior staff and leadership.  This requires coordinating with Federal Program Managers and Engineers, Program Managers at the NNSA National Labs and production facilities, and other program/budget analysts to draft cogent and consolidated budget documentation, program briefings, and program reports, draft work authorizations, and approved funding program documentation. 

The individual must understand and explain the technical and programmatic drivers for budget changes and priorities and respond quickly to real and posited work scope changes, variances, and funding levels with accurate analysis and documentation. 

This is a full-time contractor-support position located on-site at the NNSA offices in Albuquerque, NM. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serves as interface between Project Engineers and the DP budgeting system.
  • Compiles programmatic monthly, quarterly, and end-of-year project reports for use by Project Lead Engineers.
  • Analyzes monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on budgetary issues.
  • Develops and maintains monthly updates of program status briefings, using established templates and data provided by NNSA systems and laboratory/production plant inputs.
  • Serves to interface between Office of Management & Budget on budget narratives, budget presentations, drafts, and other budgetary policy issues for the Federal Program Manager, analyzes, reports on results, and tracks action items on technical projects undertaken by the national security laboratories and nuclear weapon production facilities in nuclear weapon component development.
  • Advises Federal Program Manager in methods for meeting requirements associated with current and future fiscal year planning and assist in developing consistent methods with approaches for use by Federal and contractor budget-support staff members.
  • Prepares program cost and budget documentation over several budget fiscal years, including the development of complex spreadsheets, development of program planning and budget briefings, and draft preparation of work authorizations and approved funding program documentation.
  • Provides program support in the preparation, coordination, evaluation, review and analysis of program execution plans and tracking, monitoring, and reporting of program-specific milestones and updates of annual performance measures.
  • Clearly and concisely conveys analysis results to all levels of Federal management in support of programmatic decisions.
  • Develop budget and program information in excel, budget database etc., and extract that information as necessary for budgets, briefings, reports, etc.

Basic Qualifications:

Required Clearance:

  • Active DOE Q or DOD TS clearance, or ability to attain a DOE Q clearance.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a program management, finance, or science discipline.
  • 2 years of related program management/budget analysis experience.
  • Expertise with NNSA or DOD Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Evaluation (PPBE) process.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams) and virtual meeting platforms (WebEx, Zoom).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a related field from an accredited university.
  • Experience in program/budget management and analysis for the Nuclear Security Enterprise.

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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.

Please note that effective October 1, to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos business events outside of our facilities, employees, vendors, subcontractors, and visitors will be required to be vaccinated or maintain proof of a weekly negative COVID-19 test. In addition, we are receiving guidance from the Department of Energy, that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated . If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible.

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About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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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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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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