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Job #: R-00084962
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Grow with us! Through training, teamwork, and exposure to challenging technical work, let Leidos show you how to accelerate your career path.

The candidate will be responsible to review, evaluate, and analyze Air Force manpower data, and create support documents/deliverables to enable effective resource utilization of manpower at the 70 ISR Wing.  The candidate will interpret complex data sets and documents to identify trends, recommend efficiencies, and take staffing actions to execute modifications, changes, and clarifications.  The candidate will routinely review organizational manning documents to ensure accuracy, and implement actions to correct and/or update information.  The candidate will brief leadership and teammates on status of manpower-related activities.  The candidate will support broader team efforts, to include participation in working groups, boards, and other decision-enabling constructs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provides expert analytical services, staff advice, and assistance to managers and administrators concerning the tracking and utilization of Air Force manpower
  • Makes sound recommendations for adjustments and refinements of manpower
  • Advises the manpower team in the preparation of OCRs, ACR, and other manpower actions/documents
  • Applies Air Force and local manpower determinants to support broader resource decisions
  • Coordinates with staff, subordinate groups and squadrons, NAF, Air Combat Command (ACC), DoD Services, support contractors, and other combat support agencies as required to complete manpower activities
  • Builds decision support products to include analytical charts, slides, and/or background papers
  • Briefs wing leadership and subordinate elements on the Manpower and Organization Chief’s behalf
  • Monitors Unit Manpower Documents (UMDs) and coordinates actions to ensure accuracy, completeness, and proper alignment of manpower resources with the wing and subordinate units
  • Conducts research, identifies and analyzes trends in the use of manpower and evaluates the effects of changes in resource efficiency
  • Ensures manpower actions are performed in accordance with prescribed rules, regulations, and limitations (both legal and administrative)
  • Builds training materials/conducts training for Manpower Analysts
  • Performs impact analysis and impact studies in support of manpower activities
  • Safeguards sensitive manpower-related information and/or files and protects personally identifiable information
  • Facilitates Continuous Improvement and Innovation (CI2) initiatives/activities across the installation

Basic Qualifications:  

  • TS/SCI Cleared with Polygraph
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 15 years of related experience; or Master’s Degree and 10 years or related experience. Additional experience may be substituted for a degree
  • Minimum of 4 years Air Force manpower support activities
  • Proficient in Manpower Programming and Execution System (MPES) Business Objects, Microsoft Office Tools, and Pivot Tables
  • Proficient with Requirements Determination tools and processes

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience at Air Force Wing-level or higher as a Manpower Analyst
  • Experience creating/staffing Manpower Change Requests (MCRs) and Organization Change Requests (OCRs)
  • Experience working with Human Resource Management System (HRMS)
  • Experience working at or with ISR organizations
  • Experience as MAJCOM/HQ USAF action officer 
  • Experience with Program Objective Memorandum process
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certified

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.

Covid Guidance

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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