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Senior Policy Analyst

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Job ID: 2312679
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Nov 14, 2023
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: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC has an immediate opening for a Senior Policy Analyst to support the Headquarters Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Office of Strategy, Planning and Policy (AF/A10P), International Treaties and Agreements Branch (AF/A10PI).  Work will be performed in the Arlington, VA area (Pentagon) and at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, DC.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide subject matter expertise on implementation and compliance activities for arms control treaties and international agreements impacting Air Force equities
  • Provide analysis, recommendations, and support for AF positions during deliberations of planned or on-going AF programs, plans, and operations in multiple DoD, USG, and international fora including: DoD Treaty Compliance Review Groups (CRGs); DoD Treaty Implementation Working Groups (IWGs); Interagency Backstopping meetings; and International Treaty Consultative Commissions/Groups
  • Provide assistance to AF/A10P in interpreting arms control treaty and agreement obligations in order to provide inputs to AF leaders in the development of strategy and planning
  • Support other HAF Staff Offices and MAJCOM Treaty Compliance Officers (TCOs) to plan and execute treaty compliance exercises to train AF personnel and prepare for real-world treaty verification activities
  • Support, as needed, the development of and updates to computer-based training modules
  • Draft and coordinate Air Force Instructions (AFIs) detailing Air Force treaty implementation and compliance plans as required by DoD guidance
  • Utilize MS Office applications to develop briefings and presentations
  • Draft issue papers, reports, meeting minutes and other documents, as required
  • Draft and coordinate staff packages for review and approval


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and ten (10) or more years of related experience; Master’s Degree and eight (8) years of related experience  

Required Clearance:

  • Secret clearance required to start; Ability to obtain a TS/SCI required to maintain employment
  • US citizenship required

Required Skills: 

  • Knowledge of the organization and functions of the Department of Defense
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team
  • Demonstrated superior research, analytic, and writing skills required

Desired Skills:

  • Understanding of Air Force processes
  • Knowledge of arms control treaties (New START, Chemical Weapons Convention, Conventional Forces in Europe, Vienna Document and related areas)
  • Familiarity with deterrence and arms control literature, including Cyber and Space implications for future arms control

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.

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