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Job #: R-00084771
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Leidos team supporting the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Energy, Installations, and Environment (SAF/IE) is seeking an enterprising candidate to serve as a program policy analyst. The candidate will support the Air Force Obstruction Evaluation / Airport Airspace Analysis (OE/AAA) program, which is primarily concerned with mission sustainment through management and control of both on and off-base environmental factors. The program leverages environmental tools such as DoD Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI), Air Installation Compatibility Use, Noise Abatement and Joint Land Use programs to achieve mission sustainment. 

The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, as well as an ability to operate independently in a telework environment.  Consequently, this position requires organizational familiarity with the Department of the Air Force as the candidate will provide technical expertise and assistance at all levels of the Department.  In addition, the program policy analyst serves as a primary interface to promote and broker the Air Force mission to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The candidate will promote and broker the Air Force mission to civil aviation and provide civil aviation's portal into national defense.
  • The candidate will provide Air Force major commands (MAJCOMs), Air Force active duty, Air National Guard, and Air Force reserve commanders with technical expertise and assistance with airspace and air traffic control (ATC) matters relating to the National Airspace System (NAS).
  • The candidate, through the OE/AAA web-based system and email, will coordinate as needed with MAJCOM and Installation Mission Sustainment Teams to facilitate identification/resolution of impacts proposed structures may have on AF assets and missions.
  • The candidate will interface with the FAA at the local, regional, and headquarters levels to ensure Air Force operational requirements and priorities are considered as the FAA manages operations in the NAS.
  • The candidate will provide support to the Department of Defense (DoD) Policy Board on Federal Aviation (PBFA) as required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of Air Force airfield and terminal instrument procedures, obstruction policies/criteria; knowledge of compliance or regulatory issues, statutes and sustainment issues that can affect mission sustainment.
  • Must be experienced at managing execution of the FAA’s OE/AAA system to assess the potential adverse impacts posed by renewable energy development, including coordinating responses of installations and MAJCOMs
  • Must be experienced and a highly effective communicator via written, verbal, and audio/visual methods.
  • Must have 6+ years of experience in Airfield Operations or similar career-field.
  • Must have 4+ years of experience coordinating with AF Operations Staff personnel or equivalent.
  • Meet credentials held within the HQ AFFSA’s Core Position Description for Terminal Procedures Specialist experience
  • Bachelors’ Degree and 6+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters’ Degree with 4+ years of prior relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with the Air Force as a civilian, active duty, or reservist is desired but not required.
  • Candidate should have exceptional computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00

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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