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International Affairs Decision Support Analyst

Job ID: 2215891
Location: ARLINGTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 23, 2022
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Policy Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Rotating
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Management Analyst to support a Decision Support Group focused on International Relations and Military Affairs. The Decision Support Group will provide analytical and operational support to the Director of Administration and Management for the Deputy Secretary of Defense and other senior DoD leaders.  Individuals will provide meeting management, meeting execution, and senior leader stakeholder engagement and coordination. 

Successful candidates will have strong desire to analyze complex problems, an enthusiasm for supporting the DoD, and experience providing robust research on a broad range of topics. This position requires knowledge of responsibilities, functions, and operations of DoD organizations; demonstrated ability to communicate and work with senior executives across DoD; superior ability to communicate verbally and in writing; and the ability to work in a fast-paced environments with evolving direction.

Qualifications

Clearance Requirement

  • DoD Top Secret/SCI eligibility.

Educational Requirement:

  • BA/BS in Political Science, National Security Affairs, International Relations, International Economics, or a related field.

Position Requirements:

  • At least 5 years’ experience providing services to senior general/flag officer ranks and/or SES levels within the DoD
  • Ability to provide on-site support in the NCR, Monday through Friday, during core business hours of 8am-4pm.
  • Potential for shift coverage to support earlier (0600-1400) or later (1000-1800).
  • Highly proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite of applications, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams.
  • Professionalism, tact, and experience working with senior DoD leadership
  • Ability to understand and summarize DoD policy positions clearly and persuasively.
  • Experience drafting inputs to DoD senior executive decision documents based on thorough research.

Specific skills and experience:

  • Experience with DoD governance forums, meeting management and execution, and senior leader stakeholder engagement.
  • Familiarity with strategy formulation, execution, and planning of DoD resources with a specific focus on US/Indo-Pacific relations.
  • Knowledge of the organization and functions of OSD, the Joint Staff, the Military Departments, and the Defense Agencies and Field Activities.
  • Extensive research experience including identification of authoritative sources, data gathering, analysis, and presentation of findings, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to logically present information and provide inputs to official written documents (memos, papers, strategies, etc.) in accordance with the DoD Manual for Written Correspondence.
  • Demonstrated interest in examining complex business problems and offering innovative solutions.
  • Familiarity with data informed decision-making, including conducting data analytics and developing meaningful data visualization.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to work in support of DoD senior leaders.
  • Defense related Science & Technology experience and/or background in the social sciences such as: political science, economics, geography, or sociology strongly preferred.
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

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 approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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