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Policy Analyst Sr

Job ID: 2210621
Location: ARLINGTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 11, 2022
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Policy Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: Temporarily Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC has an immediate opening for a Policy Analyst supporting the Headquarters Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Policy and Strategy Division (AF/A10P), Strategy Branch (AF/A10PS). Work will be performed onsite at the Pentagon. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform analysis and draft position papers on strategic Air Force nuclear posture and deterrence issues
  • Assess and monitor studies, audits, and reports in work or completed by DoD and other agencies for AF/A10 equities and impacts to the Air Force nuclear mission
  • Provide subject matter expertise to assist Air Force participation in the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR)
  • Provide support to Air Force involvement in operationalizing Conventional-Nuclear Integration
  • Support AF/A10P engagement in wargaming across DoD, development of nuclear/non-nuclear integration, and NPR implementation efforts  
  • Draft and coordinate staff packages for review and approval
  • Develop briefings and presentations for senior Air Force leadership
  • Coordinate meetings and provide read ahead packages as necessary

Qualifications

Required Educational Background:

Bachelor’s Degree and six or more years of related experience or Master’s Degree and four years of related experience  

 

Required Experience/Skills:

  • Knowledge of the organization and functions of the Department of Defense
  • Demonstrated ability to work across the Air Staff and throughout multiple organizations of the Department of Defense 
  • Background and knowledge in deterrence theory, nuclear strategy, arms control, geopolitics, and key military challenges facing the United States
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team
  • Ability to manage and successfully accomplish multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Demonstrated superior research, analytic, and writing skills required
  • Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with deterrence and arms control literature
  • Understanding of military operations and plans, particularly Air Force nuclear operations 
  • Background and experience designing, analyzing, and participating in wargames
  • Familiarity with the US NC3 system

 


Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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