Job ID: 201686
Location: ARLINGTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Mar 20, 2020
Subcategory: Policy Analyst
Shift: Day Job
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No
SAIC is currently seeking candidates for a Nuclear Systems and Stockpile Analyst.
Job Description: Individual provides technical and analytical support to a wide range of actions in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Matters (ODASD(NM)) regarding the national strategic deterrent. Nature of work actively engages issues, actions and initiatives concerning, or relating to, the management, research, engineering design, development, deployment, transportation, safety, security, storage, and training for the stewardship of nuclear weapons.
Particular emphasis includes the national nuclear stockpile; nuclear weapons operations; emergency response and consequence management; nuclear enterprise and infrastructure transformation; stockpile sustainment; nuclear weapon program requirements; nuclear command, control and communications (NC3); and strategic deterrence policy. Fulfillment of these responsibilities entails research and analysis support to the Nuclear Weapons Council (NWC), the NWC Standing and Safety Committee (NWCSSC) and the NWC action officer’s group and will contribute to the preparation of joint, annual DoD/DOE reports for delivery to the President and/or to the Congress. Assists in the development and coordination of reports, reviews documents, contributes to studies or task forces, and prepares papers, staff summaries, and briefings. Contributes to reports from initial drafts and comment adjudication through fully-coordinated documents. Assists in maintaining NWC files, the NWC SharePoint site, and with office organization. Provides meeting support such as building escort, operating audio-visual equipment, note-taking, drafting meeting minutes, and updating NWC SharePoint website in support of the ODASD(NM), as directed.
Education: Advanced degree (masters or PhD) is required, with at least 14 years of relevant experience. Major in chemistry, mathematics, physics, nuclear physics or nuclear engineering is preferred.
Desired Skills: Knowledge of U.S. nuclear weapons policy, operations and acquisition/procurement, engineering design, nuclear command, control and communications, forces, stockpile, surety and nuclear security issues and activities.
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