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Nuclear Weapons SME

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Job ID: 2312328
Location: FORT BELVOIR, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 21, 2023
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project 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: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Nuclear Policy Analyst to support the Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s Nuclear Enterprise Directorate. This position would specifically support the Nuclear Strategy Division, a dynamic and growing organization within the Nuclear Enterprise. We are looking for a person to:

Provide subject matter expertise in all nuclear weapon issues, to include nuclear triad experience (specifically from the air leg of the triad), for high level policy analysis and interpretation (Agency, Department, Congressional and Presidential) and associated activities or special studies/taskings/efforts concerning the overall nuclear deterrent enterprise, both CONUS and OCONUS.

Prepare senior leaders for strategic engagements; attend forums/meetings as required and prepare briefing materials, papers, program plans, and other material.

Provide technical review of policy documents; assist in the development and execution of studies and assessments.

Develop solutions to problems of unusual complexity which require a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovativeness. Challenges are frequently unique and solutions may serve as precedent for future decisions.


  • Bachelors and thirteen (13) years or more of related experience; Masters and nine (9) years or more experience; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience
  • Experience with nuclear deterrence, national nuclear policy and doctrine
  • Experience with United States Strategic Command, Joint Staff, Air Staff, DOE/NNSA laboratories, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense processes and organization
  • Clearance: Top Secret, able to obtain SCI

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.


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