Underwater Port Assessment Mid-Level Analyst

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Policy Analyst
Yes, 25% of the time
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Top Secret/SCI
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eidos is seeking experienced professionals to provide expert support to the Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC) for Underwater Port Assessment. They will provide technical services and perform analysis, planning support and program management associated with efficient execution and management of the tasks to produce underwater port assessments for US ports in support of homeland defense.

- Plan, schedule and conduct a minimum of twelve (12) initial Interagency Underwater Port Assessment (IUPAs) per year in coordination with SMWDC. 
- Conduct port assessments to respond to a mine/underwater improvised explosive device (M/UWIED) incident and address the interagency requirements needed to restore the port or waterway.
- Implement and refine the Tactics, Training and Procedures (TPP) for conducting IUPAs that was developed in the OSD HUPAP Quick Reaction Test in 2016.
- Coordinate with stakeholders that will have input to the IUPA and communicate the deliverables to be provided and a timeline for their participation.
- Some CONUS travel is anticipated to perform IUPAs.
- Conduct IUPA refreshes. Each IUPA refresh is expected to take up to four weeks.

- Minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated experience, knowledge and familiarity in planning, scheduling and conducting an Interagency Underwater Port Assessment (IUPA).
- Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in researching, developing, implementing, evaluating and improving IUPA Tactics, Training and Procedures (TTP).
- Familiarity and demonstrated knowledge in responding to a mine/underwater improvised explosive device (M/UWIED) incident and addressing the interagency requirements needed to restore the port or waterway.
- Familiarity and demonstrated experience, knowledge and familiarity in US Coast Guard/Interagency National Incident Management System and Area Maritime Security processes for protection and restoration of a port or waterway.
- Familiarity and/or experience working with Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC) business processes.
- Experience writing technical analysis reports
- Demonstrated problem solving skills
- Current TS/SCI clearance.
- Ability to effectively present technical information to reviewers in oral and written formats.
- Ability to present and defend positions and come to consensus with other technical, non¬ technical personnel across different agencies or organizational and build effective relationship.
- Must possess the minimum following skills; 
- 1) Knowledge of roles, missions, and relationships in U.S. ports, including the U.S. Coast Guard Sector, Area Maritime Security Committee, and the full range of interagency, public, and private sector port partners; 
- 2) Knowledge of mine warfare and the underwater environment, mine countermeasures processes and associated operations and procedures, knowledge of homeland defense applications of mine warfare, port security and infrastructure protection; 
- 3) Knowledge of or experience in the National Preparedness System (prevention, mitigation, and response concepts) associated with emergency management, disaster preparedness, and homeland security/defense; 
- 4) Familiarity with the conduct of pre-deployment site surveys or assessments. 
- Must be experienced and capable of preparing and delivering briefings for senior military and civilian officials at any level of classification from Unclassified to Top Secret
- Preferred 5+ years’ USN Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) experience 
- Former/retired USN/USCG Officer/senior enlisted with EOD or mine warfare specialty
- US Army Corps of Engineers experience preferred

Leidos Overview:
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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