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Job #: R-00084191
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: DOE Q
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2500
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Do you want to make a difference that counts? Join Leidos and make a difference for our Federal customers in national security as a high-performing program analyst within the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Defense Programs’ Office of International Programs in Washington, DC. This office supports international collaboration under Mutual Defense Agreements (MDAs). Technical expertise is required in support of on-going mission-critical activities designed to meet the goals of the Stockpile Stewardship Program and increase collaboration and coordination among the NNSA Defense Programs laboratories and international partners.

This is a full-time position at the customer site in Washington DC with one day of telework per week.  Some travel is required both domestically and internationally (~10%).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical analyses and assessments in direct support of the Joint Atomic Information Exchange Group (JAIEG), a joint operation of DOE/NNSA and DoD. Support ongoing programmatic activities related to cooperation under the US/UK MDA, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) MDA, and subsequent interaction with the DoD and international cooperative activities under the purview of the Nuclear Weapons Council (NWC).
  • Assists the Chief of JAIEG with monitoring and reviewing work under the MDAs to ensure compliance with laws and agency policies and procedures.  Complete ad hoc assignments, as directed, such as qualitative analyses and consultation with technical experts and others to help JAIEG Chief make informed decisions.
  • Provide technical support to JAIEG to assist in fulfilling mission responsibilities for ensuring that the release of warhead-related atomic information to a foreign government or regional defense organization by U.S. government agencies is conducted in accordance with the Atomic Energy Act, any agreements with foreign governments made pursuant to the Atomic Energy Act, and the applicable Statutory Determinations.
  • Maintain continuous close liaison with the NNSA Headquarters, NNSA sites, various offices in the DoD, the British Embassy (Washington), the UK Atomic Control Office (London), and the UK Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE). This coordination ensures that the US commitments of material, data, and documentation provided to the UK are in compliance with US transmissibility and MDA programmatic requirements.
  • Monitor and analyze scientific and technical activities conducted by the DoD, DOE/NNSA within the Joint Working Groups (JOWOGs), Exchanges of Information by Visits and Reports (EIVRs), and Enhanced Collaboration (ECs), or formal Channel structures
  • Develop and provide on-site training to senior officials of DOE and DoD organizations involved in the nuclear weapons complex on protocols and regulations regarding protocols and regulations for exchanging information with the UK and NATO.
  • Maintain and update rules and regulations as required for both the US and UK on the process for transmitting atomic information between countries.
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative analyses on large datasets to determine data history and trends.
  • Maintain derivative classification authority and classify documents produced within JAIEG as required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active DOE Q or DOD TS clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nuclear Engineering or similar field.
  • Master’s degree with at least 6 years of prior relevant experience
  • Previous experience working with government agencies

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,900.00 - $126,000.00 - $170,100.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


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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. 

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

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