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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) and Life Extension Program (LEP) Division, to assist with hardware management planning and execution.
In this role, the individual will coordinate with the System Lead Engineer and other technical and project management staff to interact with all Nuclear Security Enterprise (NSE) sites and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) federal offices.
The hardware manager position supports planning and execution of the NNSA inter-agency efforts in the development, production, fielding, and sustainment. They provide project management and hardware management expertise to NNSA and reports on progress, challenges, and issues. Serves as an advisor to the Federal Lead Engineer and Federal Program Manager on hardware logistics issues internal to, as well as program liaison with other Defense Programs (DP), NNSA, and Department of Energy (DOE) organizations that support the mission. The hardware position will assist the System Federal Lead Engineer in the direction, management, and coordination of day-to-day operations across the geographically dispersed M&O contractors, and advise on matters pertaining to planning, integrating, and executing procedures and resolving issues involving multiple supporting efforts.
Prepare/process inputs for NNSA planning and accountability documents (i.e., LAPS, PCD, IPSS, ERP, PPD, and iPRO).
Manage interfaces with DOD, Design Agencies, and Production Agencies.
Assist Federal staff to ensure that hardware tracking plans and solutions are proceeding on schedule, and that deliverables conform to customer requirements, quality control standards and negotiated metrics.
Communicate complex and controversial concepts to the System Lead and stakeholders for supporting program and budget execution.
Serve as subject matter expert advisor to the System Lead and staff to resolve emerging issues and problems.
Apply broad and diversified knowledge of respective nuclear weapons systems, NNSA/NSE surveillance program, relevant activities and deliverables, and program management disciplines.
Analyze information and review system requirements for workflow, organization, and corrective measures.
Apply process improvement practices for the nuclear weapon surveillance activities.
Exercise judgment and plan and accomplish goals based upon program planning and mission performance.
Work independently, creatively, and under general supervision.
Bachelor's degree in related field, engineering, or program/project management. The education requirement may be negotiated for candidates with extensive, direct experience.
Active DOD TS or DOE Q clearance.
As a mid-career position, 10-15 years of relevant experience in the areas of program/project systems engineering, production planning/scheduling, hardware management processes.
Ideally, demonstrated experience/familiarity with the NNSA directive scheduling system including:
Logistics Accountability Production Scheduling (LAPS);
Program Control Documents (PCD);
Integrated Production Scheduling System (IPSS);
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP);
Production Planning Definition (PPD);
Recent work in support of NNSA/NSE weapon activities desired. DOD work experience will be considered; however, it should be associated with nuclear weapons programs.
Program/project management in NNSA, DOD, government or corporate environments required.
NNSA/DOD Interagency experience.
Managing interdisciplinary teams.
Knowledge of program and project management/scheduling tools and techniques.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated experience in writing and editing briefings for senior and executive managers.
Some travel is required; currently anticipated to be ~10% per year.
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.
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
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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