Peninsula Business Analyst

Remote from
Salary, USD
59,150 - 122,850/yr
Job type
Full Time,
Opening date
Closing date
13 Mar 2023

About Leidos

Making the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering, and science.

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The position is located at the Antarctic Support Contract (ASC) Project Office in Centennial, Colorado. The Peninsula Area Business Analyst reports to the Research Vessel Manager. This person will provide vital support to the Peninsula area assisting with the development of vessel budgets and deployment plans. Duties will include gathering and maintaining a repository of Marine data as well as analyzing Marine planning effectiveness, including metrics and deliverables, staff deployments, hours and costs. This person will be critical to lead and support change initiatives in business processes within the Peninsula Area including Marine and Palmer Station to support/participate in continuous improvement activities. The individual will work closely with Peninsula Area Management to participate in the SharePoint site administration to improve collaboration and keep schedules maintained in Primavera P6.

About the Antarctic Support Contract:

Leidos Antarctic Support Contract (ASC) is the prime contractor to the National Science Foundation (NSF) in support of the United States Antarctic Program (USAP). Leidos supports the NSF’s Office of Polar Program’s Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics by aligning with their Mission and Vision Statements:

  • Vision Expanding our scientific reach in Antarctica through increased operational and logistical effectiveness.
  • Mission To provide the operational and logistical platform necessary for the U.S. to conduct world-class science in Antarctica and maintain its active and influential presence on the continent.

Leidos ASC provides science and logistics support for approximately 150 science and technical events across three geographically remote research stations; McMurdo Station, Palmer Station, and South Pole Station and several deep field sites across Antarctica. Each station or field site supports world class research across multiple science disciplines.  The planning and implementation of science support requirements in Antarctica is a critical part of our mission.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the development of research vessel planning and provide associated cost estimates to support development of the Annual Program Plan (APP) budget including Capital Project submissions and linkage to the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS).
  • Working with and improving existing planning tools.
  • Data tracking and analysis of a wide variety of activities including science operations, safety, training, research vessel usage and program efficacy for reporting to the Research Vessel Manager and Peninsula Area Manager.
  • Supporting Research Vessel Manager in tracking and management of vessel charters.
  • Integrating Peninsula operations with planned science including annual training and travel plans with ASC Travel for Peninsula Area personnel.
  • Tracking Peninsula performance to plans – staff deployments, vessel/Station expenses and vessel schedules.
  • Liaison with Science Planners and Implementers and the Planning and Controls teams.
  • Supporting development of single ship operations plans and documentation aligning vessel planning with logistics support of Palmer Station.
  • Executing other administrative/analysis assignments as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience .
  • Experience leading change efforts and projects and implementing new systems or processes.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate with diverse personnel and dynamic teams.
  • Meeting management skills.
  • Proficiency with scheduling and budget tracking.
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office products Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft SharePoint
  • Detail-oriented

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with integrated master schedules and Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS).
  • Involvement with support of international programs and remote sites, especially in Antarctica.
  • Knowledge of marine operations.

If successful candidate resides outside the Denver Metro area and telecommutes full time, the individual will need to make up to four, one-week visits to the Centennial/Denver Project Office per year.

This position requires the ability to obtain a Public Trust security clearance.

This position requires US Citizenship or Permanent Residence.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $59,150.00 – $91,000.00 – $122,850.00

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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What type of employment does Leidos offer?

This is a Full Time role.