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Leidos is looking for a high performing and well experienced candidate to fill a Weapon Program Senior Derivative Classifier position supporting the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Office of Defense Programs to maintain and apply derivative classification authority for program documentation. The scope encompasses advising the NNSA Senior Director in application of classification guidance and standards in the implementation of systems engineering and program management for nuclear weapon production programs.
This is a full-time contractor-support position, to be located in Albuquerque, NM.
Assistance is needed with functional areas necessary to provide classification and controlled unclassified information support for the Office of Systems Engineering and Integration (NA-18), particularly expert advice and guidance on classification and controlled unclassified information policy and technical application decisions pertaining to NNSA information. In this position the candidate will review and examine documents containing unclassified controlled nuclear information and classified information in reference to nuclear weapon production programs to make classification decisions based on classification guides.
Duties and responsibilities shall include but are not limited to:
• Extracting, or summarizing classified information, or applying a classification decision derived from the source document, or as directed by the Classification Guide.
• Assisting document originators to determine, prior to generating a document, if the content could be classified according to Classification Guide.
• Assisting document originators with classification level determinations after a document has been produced.
• Assisting document custodians with any marking concerns or for complex documents such as those with appendix, attachments, etc.
• Reporting any loss or potential loss of classified documents to the Facility Security Officer (FSO).
• Reviewing, updating and developing policies, procedures and guidelines related to information protection program.
• Identifying the applicable reference of the Classification Guide used for the classification of material.
• Maintaining familiarity with the content and application of the following classification guides:
CG-SS-5 - Classification and UCNI Guide for Safeguards and Security Information
CG-W-5 - Joint DOE/DoD Nuclear Weapon Classification Policy Guide
TCG-BTS-2 - Joint DOE/DoD Topical Classification Guide for Boosting and Transfer Systems
TCG-NAS-1 - Joint DOE/DoD Topical Classification Guide for. Nuclear Assembly Systems
TCG-UC-3 - Joint DOE/DoD Topical Classification Guide for Nuclear Weapon Use Control
TCG-WI-3 – Joint DOE/DoD Topical Classification Guide for Weapon Initiators
TCG-WM-2 - Joint DOE/DoD Topical Classification Guide for Nuclear Weapon Materials
TCG-WPMU-3 - Joint DOE/DoD Topical Classification Guide for Weapon Production and Military Use
GG-5 - General Guideline for Unclassified Controlled Nuclear Information (UCNI)
• Active DOE Q clearance
Required Education, Experience, and Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree from accredited university/college in a science or engineering discipline (directly related experience acceptable in lieu of Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering).
• Minimum of 10 years of related experience within nuclear weapon production programs.
• Comprehensive knowledge of classification guidance applied to nuclear weapons.
• Familiarity with operations at the national security laboratories and nuclear weapon production facilities.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated experience in developing briefings for senior and executive management.
• Candidate must have a good knowledge of nuclear safeguard information and classified information categorization
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems Global Solutions business (IS GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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