SAIC is seeking experienced personnel for the DHS Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Operations Support Directorate (OSD) program to provide administrative, programmatic, training and exercise, medical operations, and information coordination services to in order to enhance the nation’s abilities to prevent terrorists and other threat actors from using weapons of mass destruction and support operational partners in closing capability gaps along adversary pathways.
The Senior Program Development Analyst for Mobile Detection Deployment Program (MDDP) supports the MDDU deployment request and approval process by generating, refining, and periodically reviewing MDDP standard operating procedures (SOPs), lifecycle costs, CBRN detection equipment implementation plans, training plans, any necessary MDDP fact sheets/job aids, procurement requests, and the recapitalization efforts of all necessary projects within MDDP. Assist federal personnel on matters relating to operational deployments, including:
• Drafting the daily deployment after-action reports and forwarding them to federal lead personnel for review.
• Conducting stakeholder outreach and development.
• Maintaining stakeholder relationships and cataloguing stakeholder feedback.
• Initiate and maintain all appropriate contact with stakeholders involved in interagency agreements.
The Mobile Detection Deployment Program (MDDP):
• Provides resources to surge WMD detection assets to federal, state, local, tribal and territorial CWMD mission partners to cover threat pathways during steady-state and threat-based surge operations
• Fleet of vehicles dispersed throughout CONUS, including a suite of detection systems, communications, and technical personnel
• Originally developed for R/N detection, the suite of equipment is expanding to include gear to counter biological and chemical threats
The Mobile Detection Deployment Program requires:
• Experience in combining technical knowledge in the radiological and nuclear (R/N) detection mission space and operational subject matter expertise to support R/N detection program building and implementing related mission-based strategies.
• Knowledge of DHS geospatial environments, DHS privacy requirements and bi-directional information flow models of the DHS Information Sharing Environment.
• Support state and local agencies in the development, implementation and sustainment of rad/nuc detection programs and capabilities by providing information resources, processes, facilitation, and guidance on document development and strategic planning and supporting development of plans and procedures.
• Support implementing a rad/nuc training and exercise program for state and local law enforcement and public safety professionals.
• Provide subject matter expertise on radiation detection equipment operational use.
• Support outreach with Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) cities and associated regions, law enforcement working groups and associations, and other regional partners.
• Inform development of operational support products, including concept of operations (CONOPs), special operating procedures (SOPs), job aids, brochures and handbooks, and identify training and exercise requirements that promote a “systems” view of all operational support activities and preventative rad/nuc detection program and capabilities development.
• Provide programmatic support for CWMD field operations, such as R/N surge operations and special event operations. Examples of support include program and operational planning, providing office-based logistical support, assessing and documenting program performance and requirements, and providing recommendations for program enhancement. Requires knowledge or R/N operations and R/N detection systems.
Education: Subject Matter Expert-level (BA/BS degree, or equivalent). Such an individual may not have specific experience/education qualifications, but are typically identified as recognized Industry leaders for a given radiological/nuclear detection operations. The SME will initiate, supervise, and/or develop requirements for any new and emerging MDDP project; provide strategic advice, technical guidance and expertise to program and project staff; Provides detailed analysis, evaluation and recommendations for improvements, optimization development, and/or maintenance efforts for client-specific or mission critical challenges/issues; Consults with client to define need or problem supervises studies and leads surveys to collect and analyze data to provide advice and recommend solutions.
Experience: 3-10 years’ experience in nuclear-related positions.
Experience with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) CWMD Office
Previous experience with state and/or local emergency management officials
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