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Senior Policy Analyst

Job ID: 2217307
Location: ARLINGTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 22, 2022
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Policy Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is currently seeking a Principal Policy Analyst. The successful candidate will provide Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support to the Irregular Warfare Technical Support Directorate (IWTSD). The position will be working within the Expeditionary Force Protection (EFP) Subgroup that conducts rapid research and development of technical solutions and delivers novel capabilities to enhance the irregular warfare mission for the Department of Defense, Special Operations Community, and Intelligence Community. You will provide support with coordinating research and development projects, developing and refining end-user requirements, providing project management for research and development projects, managing the IWTSD Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) process, and interfacing with international partners.
Responsibilities:
  • Ensure successful execution and delivery of multiple research and development projects simultaneously from receiving requirements to project completion.
  • Provide technical and operational advice related to EFP mission focus areas. Subterranean Warfare and/or Tunnel Technologies; Blast Effects and Mitigation; Screening, Observation, Detection, and Protection, and Maritime Security.
  • Interface with special operations and conventional military end users to develop technology requirements and potential solutions.
  • Coordinate with international defense partners and collaborate on international task plans for shared requirements.
  • Use technical and operational expertise to review developer quad charts, white papers, technical proposals, and cost proposals during the BAA process.
  • Develop documents for project initiation that include statements of work (SOWs), technical evaluations, independent government cost estimates (IGCE), contract data requirements lists (CDRLs), etc.
  • Facilitate and manage the EFP irregular warfare project portfolio at a programmatic level, in close coordination with the government program manager.
  • Support operational test and evaluation events, conduct system fielding, and manage feedback collection efforts.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors and six (6) years or more of related experience; Masters and four (4) years or more experience
  • Active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret 
  • Two years of experience with government contracts in research and development environment
Other Skills Preferred:
  • Master's Degree
  • Five years of experience in military operations (Combat Arms, Combat Engineering, Special Operations, Etc.)
  • Five years of experience subterranean warfare operations, infrastructure protection, and/or maritime operations 
  • DAWIA Level One Certification (Program Management + Test and Evaluation)

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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