Nuclear Weapon Incident Response Analyst Job

Nuclear Weapon Incident Response Analyst (Job Number:434664)


Job Description:

Candidate supports the Office of Nuclear Safety, Security and Response within the larger Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Matters, providing technical and analytical support on a wide range of actions to the Nuclear Matters (NM) office on nuclear weapon security-related issues. Travel to DoD installations and facilities to attend planning meetings, conferences, seminars, and participate in exercises may be required.

Job Duties:

The candidate will draft, coordinate, implement, and interpret DoD nuclear surety-related policy; support the project lead contractor supporting NM nuclear security efforts in Europe; work with Interagency partners and the Intelligence Community to synchronize security efforts across the U.S. nuclear enterprise; collaborate with Defense Threat Reduction Agency planners on MIGHTY GUARDIAN exercises, out of cycle testing, policy guidance and interpretation, and modeling and simulation.

Candidate will also contribute to annual reports to Congress and the President; conduct analysis and prepare staff products and briefings pertaining to Annual Nuclear Security Risk Assessments, Deviation Reports, and the Personnel Assurance Reliability Program (PRAP) Report; and routinely draft Principal-level correspondence, staff packages, issue papers, preparatory reading material, presentations, and trip books.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or scientific field desired; master’s degree preferred.

Required Skills/Experience:
- Experience with and knowledge of various US nuclear weapons storage and operational configurations;
- Experience with and knowledge of security requirements and considerations for Prime Nuclear Airlift Fleet (PNAF), DOE ground transportation, and nuclear weapon military convoy operations;
- Knowledge of US and NATO Nuclear Security Threat, Vulnerability, and Risk Assessments
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Familiarity with DoD policy concerning:
- Nuclear Weapons Security Standards;
- Personnel Reliability Assurance Program;
- Nuclear weapons security procedures/requirements;
- Nuclear weapons system safety rules;
- Force- on-force exercises and procedures;
- Nuclear Accident and Incident Response.

Desired Skills/Experience:
- Developing, interpreting, and applying nuclear weapons security policy;
- Knowledge of U.S. and NATO nuclear weapons infrastructure acquired through operational work experiences;
- Knowledge and familiarity with Nuclear Command and Control (NC2) facilities and platform physical security requirements, operations, plans, policy and procedures;
- Experience with and ability to draft executive-level correspondence;
- Demonstrated experience supporting a positive and productive work relationship with clients based on individual level of expertise, quality of work, personality, and ability to deliver the desired product.

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Job Posting: Mar 7, 2018, 4:45:43 PM
Primary Location: United States-DC-WASHINGTON
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Full time
Washington, District of Columbia 20001, US