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International Policy Analyst - Nuclear Programs

Accokeek, Maryland
Job Type
1 Aug 2022


Job Description:

Are you looking for a career that takes advantage of your both your technical expertise and policy analysis skills?  Do you enjoy opportunities to work with international partners? Join Leidos and make a difference in national security as a 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 in support of NNSA Defense Programs and international partners.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support ongoing programmatic activities related to cooperation under the United States/United Kingdom Mutual Defense Agreement (US/UK) MDA, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) MDA, and subsequent interaction with the Department of Defense (DoD) on these international cooperative activities.
  • Assist the Chief of the Joint Atomic Information Exchange Group (JAIEG) with monitoring and reviewing work under the MDAs to ensure compliance with laws and agency policies and procedures.   
  • Review technical documentation to ensure that the release of atomic information to a foreign government or regional defense organization 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 Ministry of Defence (London), and the UK Atomic Weapons Establishment.
  • Develop and provide on-site training on protocols and regulations for exchanging information with the UK and NATO.
  • Maintain and update procedures 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
  • Degree with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering or similar field
  • Master's degree with at least 6 years of prior relevant experience
  • Previous experience as a derivative classifier

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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  • Job Reference: 673782984-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: LEIDOS
  • Location: Accokeek, Maryland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent