Nuclear Surety Subject Matter Expert (SME) at Watermark Risk Management in Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Posted in Other 15 days ago.

Job Description:

Come make your mark with Watermark! We're a rapidly growing Service- Disabled, Veteran- Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) specializing in risk management and security. Founded by USAF Veterans in 2007, we're intimately familiar with DOD security programs and mission requirements. Along with our core values of innovation, effective communication, integrity and work/life balance, our employees are the key to our success.

At Watermark, our people come first. We offer comprehensive benefits to address our employees' physical, mental, emotional, and financial well-being. This includes 100% employer- paid medical insurance, ample paid leave, a free employee assistance program, and a competitive 401k savings plan.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Nuclear Surety Subject Matter Expert (SME) to join our talented team at Ft. Belvoir.

Position Description:

This position serves as the Contractor lead for analytical, administrative, programmatic, planning, and acquisition support to the overall nuclear weapons security / surety program, with additional responsibility for administrative and oversight support to the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Steering Group for Nuclear Weapons Response chairperson.

In this role you will....

  • Provide analytical support as related to U.S. nuclear weapon security requirements across the spectrum to include recapture and recovery requirements

  • Assist in the oversight and management of U.S. nuclear weapon security related training programs

  • Assist in the development and periodic updates to DoD nuclear weapon security programs

  • Provide interface and congruity between Presidential Directives related to U.S. nuclear weapon physical security, recapture and recovery, incident response, and deterrence

  • Advise senior leaders on adherence to DoD Nuclear Weapons System Surety Standards (safety, security, use control) methods, and procedures

  • Participate in and support to U.S nuclear weapon security-related meeting, groups, and committees

  • Provide administrative support to the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Steering Group for Nuclear Response (EOD SG) Chairperson

  • Provide administrative support for explosive ordnance disposal related studies, evaluations and inspections as may be requested by the Chairperson

  • Update and revise explosive ordnance disposal specified and implied tasks in U.S. Government nuclear weapon recapture and recovery directives, plans, and other authoritative documents as requested by the Chairperson

  • Provide support preparing and conducting symposia, workshops, and conferences via meetings and video teleconferencing (secure and non-secure methods)

  • Participate as a team member on myriad tasks, programs, meetings, etc., in the development, support, and analysis of U.S. nuclear weapon security regulatory guidance

Experience Requirements:

  • Previous duties and responsibilities in U.S. nuclear weapon security and emergency response (overseas and/or domestic) is required; higher headquarters level experience is highly desired

  • Subject matter expert on the U.S. Nuclear Weapon Security Standard, Recapture and Recovery mission set, and the Nuclear Weapon Incident Response program

  • Thorough understanding of National, DoD and Service component nuclear weapons guidance and the interrelationship with other governing directives

  • Extensive experience in planning, coordinating and executing senior leader level oversight and governing bodies

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to develop presentations and brief senior leaders

  • Broad understanding of nuclear surety (safety, security, use control), preferably with familiarity of DTRA J10NS programs

  • General understanding of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal mission set as it relates to emergency response to U.S. nuclear weapons.

  • Prior experience in coordinating explosive ordnance actions in emergency response to U.S. nuclear weapons is preferred, not required

Education Requirements:

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience & 5+ years of experience with DOD Programs

  • Advanced degree is preferred

Certification Requirements:

  • NA

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Top Secret

Other Requirements:

  • Prior experience with DTRA programs and specifically J10 is preferred

Watermark Risk Management International, LLC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

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