Leidos is seeking a Program Analyst (NIOGEMS) in Lakewood, Colorado to support The Division of Energy and Mineral Development (DEMD) falls under the U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs, Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development. While technically a parallel organization to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), DEMD supports American Indian Reservations and BIA agencies and regional offices, as well as some other federal offices.
The Division assists Tribes with the environmentally responsible exploration, development and management of their energy and mineral resources to create sustainable economies for reservations, generate new jobs and economic self-sufficiency. DEMD provides the best technical and economic advice and services to assist Indian mineral owners in achieving these goals through the environmentally sound development of their energy and mineral resources. Indian reservations – largely unexplored lands – hold vast, natural resources, and DEMD staff members are uniquely poised to offer services no other agency can provide.
DEMD-Lakewood, CO is currently staffed by approximately twenty (20) federal employees, including the Division Chief, Deputy Division Chief and Branch Chiefs, and twenty-four contractors (24), with a mixture of federal employees and contractors participating on various functional teams. The position described falls under the Branch of NIOGEMS. The National Indian Oil and Gas, Energy and Minerals System (NIOGEMS) is a database and mapping software to assist Tribes, Indian Affairs, and other government offices in managing the energy and mineral resources that are under their responsibility.
The Program Analyst (NIOGEMS):
• Provides support to the Government regarding program and land use issues related to the development of renewable energy resources and furnishes guidance in the conservation and development of these resources.
• Provides technical advice and support to the Government for tribal renewable energy development programs. Evaluates and advises the Government regarding tribal programs as they relate to land use issues and related impacts of planned projects.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a federal Public Trust Clearance
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: B.S. degree in a field related to business or land use planning
• Ability to analyze tribal programs and determine land use impacts, as well as propose measures to most effectively utilize the land based on best practices and tribal goals.
• Highly effective communication skills.
• The Government will provide additional specific knowledge and skills required on an as-needed basis to ensure the Contractor can successfully fill positions in this labor category.
• Emphasis on assisting the NIOGEMS Project Manager in all documentation related to software development and implementation
Other Requirements: Up to 10% travel may be required
Desired skills: Experience with and knowledge of the dynamics of working with American Indian Tribes and on their reservations is a plus