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Job #: R-00085779
Location: Bridgewater, VA
Category: Logistics
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The QRC Airborne ISR Division (QRCAISR) of Leidos has a need for a Senior Personnel Deployment Analyst (PDA) at their location in Bridgewater, VA.  This is an exciting opportunity to use your skills in deployment strategic planning, emergency response, and data and records management on the STAMP Program. The PDA must diplomatically negotiate deployment strategy within the context of a difficult and ever-changing set of customer and host nation requirements. They must then be able to effectively develop and implement guidance to Leidos personnel that complies with these requirements. These requirements include, but are not limited to, deployment rotation planning, travel visa acquisition and compliance, Letter of Authorization and Common Access Card maintenance policy, CONUS Replacement Center (CRC) eligibility requirements, arming of US national employees according to US and host-nation law, and export policy of data and equipment. The PDA will also work with various stakeholders to develop statistical analyses that improve internal processes and provide actionable data for use in deployment strategy, then train teammates on the use of the resulting information.

Primary Responsibilities

This position will report directly to the Personnel Logistics Manager. This role requires strategic planning of complex deployment actions for large groups of Leidos, subcontractor, and Prime company personnel, with little supervision. It requires regular negotiation with top level customer representatives in planning and implementing procedures that comply with complex policy, put in place by the US and host-nation governments. The Senior PDA maintains effective communications with all Team Leidos internationally deployed personnel and coordinates scheduled rotations as well as emergency leave, medical evacuations and other operations involving the assignment and movement of personnel; maintains updated information on all deployment personnel such as deployment status, medical currencies, authorized weapons personnel/arming packages, individual training requirements, emergency contact data and other required information; schedules appointments in support of medical, shots, dental, weapons and individual training requirements; remains knowledgeable of and adheres to Leidos HR policies, Combatant Command personnel policies, and local base policies affecting contractor personnel; analyze and report valuable actionable data for use in improving deployment strategy and processes. This position will also be responsible for Personnel Logistics process improvement, systems development, and division-level support to the management leadership team. Tasks covered include expense report management; onboarding of new hires and integration into Leidos culture; offboarding and tracking of onboards/offboards time charging compliance analysis; managing and assessing key retention and attrition metrics; managing open job requisitions; facilities management scheduling; tracking career profile and compliance training; and serving as lead on division-wide communications.


This position requires the ability to effectively communicate with all levels, including deploying personnel, Leidos managers, Government customer POCs, subcontractor POCs and vendor representatives. Must remain current on Leidos and Government policies and procedures. Must demonstrate ability to analyze and solve complex problems and understand the broader factors that create such problems. Must have experience with tracking, analyzing and reporting complex data, using Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Platform or other database management tools and statistical analysis skills. The ability to multitask and coordinate the actions of others in a fast paced, quickly changing environment, is essential. Must be responsive to urgent inquiries and be available to support deployment needs on short notice, including nights and weekends, if required. Must be available to periodically work long hours as needed.  Must have domain knowledge relative to international deployment requirements and processes. 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with four (4) years prior relevant experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of administrative or human resources experience

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (to include Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook) as well as Adobe Acrobat Microsoft Power Platform and SharePoint

  • Must have skills in analyzing and reporting complex information for use in producing actionable strategic data

  • Ability to multitask is crucial, as well as ability to remain current on and quickly implement changing requirements

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills are essential

  • Active SECRET level clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency with DOD SPOT-ES System, CAC TASS System, and PRMS.

  • Proficiency with the Leidos hiring and other personnel actions databases, as well as proficiency in the Aircraft and Personnel Automated Clearance System (APACS).


Pay Range:

Pay Range $57,850.00 - $89,000.00 - $120,150.00

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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