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The Nuclear Weapon Program Analyst will support top-level management activities at the DOE/NNSA headquarters office for the NNSA Office of Defense Programs (NA-10) to include the Principal Deputy Administration (PADA) and the Principal Assistant Deputy Administrator for Military Application (PADAMA). This full-time position is contingent upon contract award.
The successful candidate will perform a range of onsite activities related to NA-10 as part of a project performing technical, liaison, and analytical support to the client. Essential functions will include:
- Establish productive relationships with technical representatives from related facilities, labs, and contractors.
- Participate in designated production realization teams to monitor design, progress, and issues, and reporting all to the federal program engineer.
- Maintain current awareness of issues, risks, and progress toward completion of weapon component design.
- Evaluate program variables and provide assessments to the Federal PM regarding status and whether deliverables conform to customer requirements, quality control standards, and negotiated metrics.
- Clearly communicate complex program and budget execution concepts to the Federal PM, senior leadership, external stakeholders, and others who may have a widely different technical basis for understanding.
- Travel frequently to various locations across the country for meetings.
- Contribute to assessments of NNSA weapons production complex capability and capacity to accommodate weapon program. Recommend facility/resource planning to accomplish the mission.
- Transition requirements, interfaces, linkages, and risk mitigation activities into an integrated, resource-loaded schedule.
- Develop and maintain the integrated program baseline.
- Apply analysis tools, databases, and methodologies, including Earned Value Management and advise the Federal PM on cost, scope, and schedule execution.
- Develop and clearly communicate solutions to complex program execution issues to the Federal PM, senior leadership, external stakeholders and others with diverse technical understanding.
- All other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in public policy, business, management, or another technical field
- An active DOE Q or DOD Top Secret security clearance
- 5+ years’ experience in support of programs related to nuclear security and nuclear weapons
- 8+ years of program management or technical experience in military or government production environments
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience in developing briefings for senior and executive managers
- Demonstrated, successful experience with briefing and interacting with executive management and senior leadership
- Master’s degree in public policy, business, management, or another technical field
- Active DOE Q security clearance
- 10+ years’ experience in support programs related to nuclear security
- Experience supporting the NA-10 PADA and the PADAMA