Global Threat Reduction Project Support
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CSC seeks a candidate to provide support to the Department of State's (DOS) Global Threat Reduction Programs. Candidate selected will assist in the review of projects receiving funding through applicable engagement activities. Responsibilities may include compiling information for technical reviews of project activities in the former Soviet Union; maintaining a database of scientists, technicians and engineers engaged in various program accounts; providing support for interagency reviews of research projects and fellowships; and compiling office-wide contributions for departmental taskers and reporting requirements. Job location is at the Department of State, Washington D.C.

Essential Job Functions

Assists with tests, exercises, analyses and assessments of the management, research, development, deployment, transportation, safety, security, storage and/or training for the stewardship and use of existing or future weapons systems such as nuclear, chemical, biological and radiological.

Conducts routine system analysis, systems engineering, vulnerability analysis, planning, and program and budget analysis of weapons systems.

Coordinates with high-level governmental offices and agencies to ensure that standards and procedures are current and promote national security.

Develops briefings, reports and short notice position papers; collaborates and supports broader security project teams.

Researches environmental factors which affect the weapons system operations or dispersion of given agents, the expected effect on population and remedial actions to be recommended to command and staff. Provides support by conducting background research on topics addressing information associated with strategic, tactical nuclear, chemical, biological and/or radiological weapons systems.

Assists in researching and granting clearance of classified information to users to ensure that a high level of security is upheld.


Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Two or more years of national security experience

Experience working with various weapons systems

Experience working with U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) nuclear weapons infrastructure, as appropriate

Experience working with local, state, national, international or Department of Defense security or weapons system policies and procedures

DoD Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) required

Other Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in policy administration, business, social sciences, mathematics, statistics, finance, computer science/systems, information systems/technology, engineering/engineering technology, management, or natural sciences and 2 years related experience required

Strong customer service ethic, maturity and professionalism required

Excellent typing and editorial skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Excellent time management and organizational skills

A team player with a proven ability to be proactive and resourceful

Ability to independently prioritize work assignments and handle projects simultaneously

Interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Analytical and problem solving skills for investigating security issues

Willingness to travel

CSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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