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Policy Analyst Senior

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Job ID: 2309886
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Nov 5, 2023
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Policy Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


JOB DESCRIPTION: provides professional services involving the analysis and study of aviation technical and operational issues and advises on methods and techniques to improve aviation system work processes, procedures, resources, management controls, information systems, documentation and similar functions. Based upon study findings, develops detailed recommendation on methods, procedures to apply and alternative means to improve aviation system performance. Develops project plans and determines resource needs and allocations. Determines information requirements and devises methods to secure it. Works in concert with team leaders and members engaged in the analysis and study of complex aviation technical and operational issues. Utilizes and applies knowledge of web information technology and associated tools such as micro media flash, adobe, SharePoint, etc. to provide an information format for Government and industry personnel and the general public.

  • Support diverse technical teams within AFS-400; applies an in-depth understanding of Flight Procedures, researches technical and documentation requirements to produce guidance materials for the purpose of communicating highly complex and technical aviation materials to a wide ranging audience and in numerous forms of written and electronic media
  • Collaborates with editors, analysts, graphics developers, managers, pilots, inspectors and other skill sets and applies in-depth knowledge of aviation concepts to translate complex operational NAS concepts into easily understandable documents such as manuals, brochures, instructions, processes and guidance documents such as Advisory Circulars, Orders, Notices, test plans and test reports and other technical materials
  • Provides  support  by  applying knowledge  of  flight procedures  to  analyze existing  and potential content, identify reuse and evaluate observations to produce high-quality documentation  that  meets  applicable  standards  and  is  appropriate  for  its  intended audience
  • Assist the FAA in developing integrated plans for future avionics and avionics policy, update regulatory and guidance materials, review draft documents for consistency with AFS-400, AVS and other LOBs planning, prepare briefings regarding the plans and planning process and provide recommendations on how to improve planning
  • Provides support for a broad range of safety related activities including studies of proposed changes to national/international airspace standards, rules, and procedures


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Master’s Degree in aeronautics, aeronautical engineering, electrical engineering or similar aviation related discipline and 12 years of direct aviation experience concerning flight operations and, as appropriate, experience as a pilot with a commercial or airline transport pilot rating as well as direct experience either in developing, evaluating or managing aviation industry safety policies and programs, or developing, implementing and managing governmental aviation safety regulatory and oversight policies and programs, or a combination of both.  Master’s Degree may be waived with Bachelors Degree and 20 years of experience in performing the above duties.

US Citizenship required with the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance

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.


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 24,000 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 $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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