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Senior CBRN Defense Analyst

Job ID: 2403542
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Jun 11, 2024
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Policy Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC has an immediate opening for a Senior Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Defense Analyst supporting the Headquarters Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration (AF/A10), Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Division (AF/A10S), Operational Analysis Branch (AF/A10SA), on behalf of Air Force Installation Management Support Center (AFIMSC) and United States Air Force Europe-Air Force Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA). Work will be performed onsite at the Pentagon or Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling.

Responsibilities include:

·       Provide technical analysis to address questions that arise in the CWMD operations (non-proliferation, targeting, interdiction, strike, counter-air/space actions) arena of USAFE-AFAFRICA ability to survive and operate (ATSO), and CBRN defense technical domains.

·       Provide technical research and operational evaluations to assess, interpret, shape, and help advise AF/A10S, on behalf of AFIMSC and USAFE-AFAFRICA, regarding what operational and scientific testing results mean to operators (e.g., pilot, navigator, aircrew, loadmasters, maintainers, defenders).

·       Apply results of laboratory and field testing (Department of the Air Force (DAF), Joint/Department of Defense (DoD), Ally or partner, etc.), that support the development of CBRN equipment performance criteria, technical reports and operational concepts for USAFE-AFAFRICA and AFIMSC.

·       Develop and recommend concepts, tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP), and exercises to address and mitigate deficiencies associated with emerging CBRN threats and/or evolving Air Force employment strategies.


Required Education and Experience:

·       Minimum of Bachelors degree and 15 years of related experience

·       Top Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI

Required Skills:

·       Demonstrated experience analyzing requirements, developing and implementing strategic and tactical planning actions, and making recommendations concerning the direction of the agency’s efforts to include the ability to develop short- and long-range Major Command and/or Department of the Air Force (DAF) force development and plans and strategies for major combat operations (MCO) environments.

·       Expert experience with installation level CBRN defense planning, elements of the Joint Operations Planning and Execution System (JOPES), and knowledge of Operational plans (OPLANS).

·       Specialized expertise in installation level CBRNE attack response procedures within the context of MCO activities and technical analysis of CBRN threats.

·       Expert knowledge of DAF CBRN Defense Operations in MCO environments, to include aircrew-related operations.

·       Familiarity with DAF and Department of Defense (DoD) CWMD operations and doctrine.

·       Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Proficiency with MS Office products

Target salary range: $100,001 - $125,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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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